Tag Archives: telecommunications

DoD Releases Memo on Contracting Ban for Vendors Using Certain Telecom Equipment

Pentagon

The office of the undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense has issued a memo to facilitate the implementation of an interim rule that would block government agencies from contracting with entities that use telecommunications equipment and other products from five China-based companies.

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GSA’s Allen Hill on Transition to EIS Telecom Contract

GSA

Allen Hill, acting deputy assistant commissioner at the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), said the transition to the potential 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract for telecommunications and information technology services is now underway at GSA.

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GAO: FCC Needs Measurable Performance Goals to Manage Spectrum Demands for 5G

5G

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) come up with measurable and specific performance goals and strategies to manage spectrum demands associated with the deployment of 5G networks. These professionals mentioned the need of the commercial sector for access to additional mid-band spectrum to avoid 5G deployment delays.

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Avaya Provides Cloud-Based Contact Center to Support Red Cross Communications; DeWayne Bell, Frank Ciccone Quoted

Avaya

The Red Cross telecommunications team has partnered with Avaya Holdings Corp. to enhance and simplify Red Cross communications to better leverage the benefits of mobility and cloud innovation to meet the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, Avaya reported on Thursday

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