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Tel: (225) 342-7701
Fax: (225) 342-7757

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 94280
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804

Physical Address:
Galvez Building
602 North Fifth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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OTM-Telecommunications Information Notice 08-09 Telephone Equipment Contracts

July 24, 2008

The Office of Telecommunications Management (OTM) recently rebid the Telephone Equipment contracts. The new contracts are in place and are effective immediately.

Contracts were awarded based on a number of different equipment categories including corded and cordless telephones, stand-alone answering machines, conference telephones, headsets, and devices for the hearing, sight, and speech impaired. Listed below are the contract numbers for each contract vendor along with the product categories offered.

Contract Number
  Vendor Name and Categories
  Harris Communications Inc.
  • Augmentative Communication Devices for the Speech Impaired
  • Braille Telephones
  TelTex Inc.
  • Text Telephones for the Hearing, Sight, and Speech Impaired
  • Signaling Equipment for the Hearing and Sight Impaired
  • Amplification Equipment for the Hearing Impaired
  CallOne Inc.
  • Corded Telephones
  • Cordless Telephones
  • Stand-Alone Answering Machines
  • Line Status Monitoring Systems
  • Conference Telephones
  Tele-Communication Inc.
  • Corded Headsets
  • Cordless Headsets

Agency orders for this equipment do not require OTM approval and should be sent directly to the contractor.

Please distribute this information to all purchasing, telecommunications, and information technology staff. Questions about this notice should be addressed to Jolene Ardoin at 225 342-8682 or