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Report: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Eyes Approval of Amazon Broadband Satellite Plan

Ajit Pai

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has proposed conditional approval for Amazon's plan to launch more than 3K broadband satellites in non-geostationary orbit, GeekWire reported Friday. "Satellite constellations like this aim to provide high-speed broadband service to consumers in the U.S. and around the world," Pai said in a tweet.

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Report: Federal Cloud, E-Commerce Programs May Drive Growth for Amazon

The U.S. government may provide the largest growth opportunity for Amazon as the company competes for the Defense Department’s potential 10-year, $10B cloud contract, CNN Business reported Thursday. The report noted that Amazon is considered to be the frontrunner for the single-award Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract. The JEDI program could …

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USAID Taps AECOM for Amazon Conservation Project; John Vollmer Quoted

The U.S. Agency for International Development‘s South America Regional office in Peru has awarded a potential five-year, $23.5M contract to AECOM to help protect the Amazon rainforest from harmful infrastructure and extractive efforts. Under the Amazon Promotion of Best Social and Environmental Management Practices initiative, the company will work to …

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Amazon Business’ Anne Rung: Online Marketplaces Could Help Agencies Meet Competition Requirements

Anne Rung, director of government for Amazon Business, has said online marketplaces could help federal agencies comply with competition requirements and achieve spending transparency and competitive pricing in terms of government procurement. Rung wrote in a FedScoop article published Thursday that agencies seeking to meet their small business spending goals could benefit …

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Amazon Business’ Anne Rung: E-Commerce Platform Would Offer Spending Visibility for Agencies

Anne Rung, director of government sector at Amazon Business, has said adopting an e-commerce platform could help federal agencies manage spending transparency and compliance with acquisition policies, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Rung told the station in an interview that the federal government should implement an approach that begins with …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview With Jennifer Chronis, General Manager, DoD, at Amazon Web Services

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Jennifer Chronis, general manager, Defense Department, about Amazon Web Services’ cloud offerings for defense and intelligence community customers, the pace of federal information technology modernization and what she sees in store for the future of cloud computing and adoption. “[The cloud] means solving problems faster, adapting to …

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