Verizon Public Sector Wins $100 Million Contract with State of Michigan


LANSING, Mich. — Verizon Public Sector announced today that Michigan has been awarded a new $100 million contract.

Through this agreement, state agencies and affiliates will have access to Verizon award-winning network and a comprehensive suite of communications solutions designed to enable Michigan to best serve the state’s more than 10 million residents.

The agreement also allows eligible Michigan cities, towns, villages, counties, school districts, universities, colleges and nonprofit hospitals to use Verizon services available through MiDealMichigan’s expanded purchasing program.

“This contract award clearly demonstrates Michigan’s commitment to ensuring governments and public safety agencies, educational institutions and medical facilities across the state have access to cutting-edge communications capabilities,” said Massimo Peselli, chief revenue officer, Global Enterprise and Public Sector, Verizon . “Michigan’s investment in these solutions will not only help these agencies modernize the way they do business, but also enable them to better serve their constituents through improved efficiency.”

The new agreement, which runs until August 11, 2028 and is renewable for a total of up to five additional years, includes access to devices and services, including fixed wireless access (FWA), 5G ultra-wideband (UW), special pricing plan and, for emergency services and public safety agencies, access to Verizon’s front lineadvanced network and technology designed for emergency services.

For three decades, Verizon Frontline has worked with public safety agencies on the front lines, helping enable mission-critical communications and offering everything from dedicated crisis response team access to almost 600 implementable communication resources.