List/Grid Tag Archives: Telecommunications

GSA Seeks Proposals on NS2020 Telecom Acquisition Strategy

GSA Seeks Proposals on NS2020 Telecom Acquisition Strategy

The General Services Administration has released a draft request for proposals on the Network Services 2020 strategy that covers voice, data, cloud, wireless, contact center, colocated data center, commercial satellite communications and managed services,… Read more »

GSA to Release Draft RFP for New Telecom Services Contract; Fred Haines Comments

GSA to Release Draft RFP for New Telecom Services Contract; Fred Haines Comments

The General Services Administration is set to publish on Saturday a draft request for proposals as part of the agency’s initiative to form a new federal telecommunications contract, Federal Times… Read more »

SES Taps Airbus, Boeing, Orbital ATK to Build New Satellites for Commercial, Military Markets

SES Taps Airbus, Boeing, Orbital ATK to Build New Satellites for Commercial, Military Markets

SES has selected Airbus, Boeing and Orbital ATK to build satellites that will provide telecommunications services to the Americas, the north Atlantic Ocean region and Europe, Space News reported Monday. Peter de Selding writes… Read more »

Apple, IBM Unveil Initial ‘MobileFirst for iOS’ App Set; Bridget van Kralingen Comments

Apple, IBM Unveil Initial ‘MobileFirst for iOS’ App Set; Bridget van Kralingen Comments

Apple and IBM have partnered to offer the first batch of IBM MobileFirst for iOS applications that deliver big data and analytics functions to enterprise customers in sectors such as government whose workers… Read more »

CenturyLink to Offer Cloud IaaS Through GSA Networx Contract Vehicle

CenturyLink to Offer Cloud IaaS Through GSA Networx Contract Vehicle

A CenturyLink infrastructure-as-a-service offering has been included on a General Services Administration contract vehicle that federal agencies use to acquire telecommunications services. CenturyLink said Thursday its cloud IaaS is now… Read more »

WidePoint Lands Multiple Federal Govt Telecom Contracts; Steve Komar Comments

WidePoint Lands Multiple Federal Govt Telecom Contracts; Steve Komar Comments

WidePoint Corp. has been awarded three task orders and one contract extension for telecommunications system management services to multiple U.S. federal government agencies. The company received an order and a… Read more »

Dwight Hunsicker on Globecomm’s Gov’t Market Pursuits and Keys to Manage Bandwidth, Data

Dwight Hunsicker on Globecomm’s Gov’t Market Pursuits and Keys to Manage Bandwidth, Data

Dwight Hunsicker brings nearly  three decades of telecommunications and GovCon experience to his role as senior vice president and general manager of government solutions at Globecomm. His background also includes time at WorldLinks,… Read more »

MacDonald, Dettwiler & Assoc. to Supply Mitsubishi Electric With Ku-/Ka-Band Antennas

MacDonald, Dettwiler & Assoc. to Supply Mitsubishi Electric With Ku-/Ka-Band Antennas

Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric has chosen MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to provide Ku-band and Ka-band antenna subsystems as part of a new contract worth $10 million. MDA said Thursday that the antennas will equip… Read more »

ReportBuyer: Global Mobile Satellite Services Market to Grow 7.4% by 2018

ReportBuyer: Global Mobile Satellite Services Market to Grow 7.4% by 2018

ReportBuyer has released a report that forecasts the global mobile satellite services market to grow 7.39 percent by 2018. The report factors in the wholesale mobile satellite services revenue in order to calculate… Read more »

Jacobs Engineering Wins More Than $80M in Telecom Contracts; Patrick Hill Comments

Jacobs Engineering Wins More Than $80M in Telecom Contracts; Patrick Hill Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group says it has observed a growing footprint of the company in the telecommunications sector. Jacobs has won contracts totaling more than $80 million from U.S. wireless carriers, tower… Read more »

Diana Gowen: CenturyLink Lands 3rd Quantico Base Network, Telecom Services Contract

Diana Gowen: CenturyLink Lands 3rd Quantico Base Network, Telecom Services Contract

CenturyLink has won a potential two-year, $8.5 million contract to design, plan and install a telecommunications system for the Marine Corps in Quantico, Va. and Washington. The company said Wednesday that it will… Read more »

IBM Targets Virtualization Platform for Telecom, Mobile Service Markets

IBM Targets Virtualization Platform for Telecom, Mobile Service Markets

IBM has released a virtualization platform for communication networks that is intended to help communications services providers use cloud computing and to integrate their applications with mobile services. The IBM… Read more »

CenturyLink Tapped to Provide Colocation Services to eDiscovery Firm KNJ

CenturyLink Tapped to Provide Colocation Services to eDiscovery Firm KNJ

CenturyLink’s technology solutions unit has been selected to provide colocation services for the additional data center needed for eDiscovery company KNJ’s expansion into forensic technology services, the two companies said… Read more »

Harris CapRock Makes International Push with Contract to Centralize Platforms’ Telecom Systems; Tracey Haslam, Anthony Seo Comment

Harris CapRock Makes International Push with Contract to Centralize Platforms’ Telecom Systems; Tracey Haslam, Anthony Seo Comment

Harris CapRock Communications Inc. has been selected to centralize telecommunications systems for oil production platforms of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. Harris CapRock will work to design, consolidate… Read more »

IBM Buys Analytics Tech Maker The Now Factory; Bob Picciano Comments

IBM Buys Analytics Tech Maker The Now Factory; Bob Picciano Comments

IBM has acquired telecommunications analytics software developer The Now Factory for an undisclosed amount. Dublin-based The Now Factory builds tools that work to help communications service providers monitor customer experiences and analyze large… Read more »

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