List/Grid Tag Archives: BlackBerry

GTA to Offer Navy Facilities in Guam Mobile Comm Services; Robert Haulbrook Comments

GTA to Offer Navy Facilities in Guam Mobile Comm Services; Robert Haulbrook Comments

Communications provider GTA has been awarded a five-year, $5.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy to supply mobile phone services in Guam. The company will supply cellular phone and BlackBerry… Read more »

OPM, HHS Unveil New Mobile Apps

OPM, HHS Unveil New Mobile Apps

Some federal agencies have released mobile applications designed to promote the services their departments offer to the public, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andy Medici writes the Office of Personnel Management… Read more »

Damien Pickart: DoD Uses Multi-Vendor Strategy for Mobile Net

Damien Pickart: DoD Uses Multi-Vendor Strategy for Mobile Net

The Defense Department‘s strategic plan for its mobile infrastructure calls for supporting up to 300,000 mobile devices by 2016, Nextgov reported Monday. Aliya Sternstein writes DoD is working on a system… Read more »

Unisys Helped Four Federal Agencies Adopt Google Cloud; Steve Kousen Comments

Unisys Helped Four Federal Agencies Adopt Google Cloud; Steve Kousen Comments

Unisys‘ work to help the National Archives and Record Administration migrate its infrastructure to a Google cloud environment was the company’s fourth project for an agency’s transition to the search… Read more »

ICE Starts Employee iPhone Distribution

ICE Starts Employee iPhone Distribution

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has started distributing 17,000 iPhones to its employees, Nextgov reports. Although no exact numbers were released, ICE Press Secretary Barbara Gonzales told the website… Read more »

RIM, ICE to Pilot Blackberry10; Scott Totzke Comments

RIM, ICE to Pilot Blackberry10; Scott Totzke Comments

Research In Motion will begin a pilot program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for RIM’s BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 mobile enterprise management platform and BlackBerry 10 smartphones in early… Read more »

RIM Prepping New Blackberry App Store; Thorsten Heins Comments

RIM Prepping New Blackberry App Store; Thorsten Heins Comments

Research In Motion is getting ready to launch a new mobile application store when Blackberry 10 hits the market, Information Week reports. RIM has scheduled a Jan. 30 press conference… Read more »

Blackberry Messenger Now Features Voice; TA McCann Comments

Blackberry Messenger Now Features Voice; TA McCann Comments

Research in Motion has unveiled a free voice chat service over Wi-Fi connection to the Blackberry Messenger service, the company announced Wednesday. RIM said the voice feature will be part… Read more »

Blackberry 10 Approved for Enterprise Govt Deployment; Michael Brown Comments

Blackberry 10 Approved for Enterprise Govt Deployment; Michael Brown Comments

Smartphones running BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 have been approved for enterprise deployment into U.S. and Canadian agencies, Research and Motion announced Thursday. The National Institute of Standards… Read more »

Robert Wheeler: Pentagon Wants Mobile App Store Open in Early 2013

Robert Wheeler: Pentagon Wants Mobile App Store Open in Early 2013

The Defense Department‘s deputy chief information officer said Wednesday the department is aiming for a consolidated military app store to open in early 2013, American Forces Press Service reports. Air… Read more »

ICE Dropping Blackberry For iPhone

ICE Dropping Blackberry For iPhone

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency wants to acquire 17,676 Apple iPhone devices for its staff, officially replacing Blackberry phones after eight years, Information Week reports. J. Nicholas Hoover… Read more »

Booz Allen to Cease BlackBerry Procurement, Opting to Buy iPhones, Android Smartphones

Booz Allen to Cease BlackBerry Procurement, Opting to Buy iPhones, Android Smartphones

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. will begin providing its 25,000 staff with Apple iPhones or Android-based smartphones in the coming months, Bloomberg announced.  The plan will effectively end the consulting firm’s partnership with… Read more »

Air Force Wants Software for Electronic Flight Bags in Recently Procured iPads

Air Force Wants Software for Electronic Flight Bags in Recently Procured iPads

The Air Force Special Operations Command wants device management software for the 2,725 Apple iPads that were bought in May to serve as electronic flight bags, NextGov reports. These electronic… Read more »

Dept. of the Interior Wants a Product That Can Update, Monitor, and Terminate Mobile Devices Abroad

Dept. of the Interior Wants a Product That Can Update, Monitor, and Terminate Mobile Devices Abroad

The Department of the Interior released a request for information on Friday regarding acquisition for a mobile device management product which allows remote update, monitoring, and termination of personnel mobile… Read more »

DISA OKs New Blackberry Models For Network Access

DISA OKs New Blackberry Models For Network Access

The Defense Information Systems Agency has approved six new Blackberry models for the Army and Pentagon employees, Nicholas Hoover of InformationWeek reports. Two touchscreen models, three touchscreen and keyboard models,… Read more »

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