Herndon, VA, July 22, 2021 – Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Information Technology Contracting Agency, Scott AFB, Illinois awarded Artel, LLC (Artel) a 5-year task order to procure and manage 216 megahertz satellite bandwidth to support United States Air Force Central Command (USAFCENT) Commercial Satellite Bandwidth requirement. The task order includes the ability to activate additional Ku-band commercial satellite bandwidth as needed, in support of emergent and contingency mission directives.  The additional capacity will be used to supplement existing USAFCENT bandwidth by filling gaps in coverage and capacity to any location within the area of responsibility.  Ed Spitler, Artel’s head of SATCOM programs, stated, “This recent win further positions Artel as the industry leader in providing COMSATCOM enterprise management services to the United States Government.”

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