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GovGuam sued over phone procurement

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - Pacific Data Systems is suing the government for failing to comply with the law to competitively procure telephone services for GovGuam agencies. PDS contends that taxpayers could have saved millions of dollars if the government had procured telephone services instead of giving the majority of business to one phone company.

The suit was filed against the General Services Agency and chief procurement officer Claudia Acfalle in the Superior Court and accuses the agency of failing to complete a comprehensive procurement of telephone services.

PDS president John Day says his company felt it had exhausted all administrative remedies and believes only legal action will bring the government into compliance with the law.

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