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  • Harris CapRock, O3b Form Maritime Broadband Team; Steve Collar Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris CapRock, O3b Form Maritime Broadband Team; Steve Collar Comments

    Harris CapRock Communications and O3b Networks are partnering to provide broadband services for Royal Caribbean cruise ships, intending to use fiber-quality bandwidth. The collaboration is aimed to leverage Harris CapRock“™s experience in maritime systems integration and O3b“™s satellite system to deliver bandwidth for two vessels, the companies said Tuesday. Harris CapRock will install  antenna systems […] More

  • Contract Profile: Ambit Group Helping FCC Run Broadband, Spectrum Databases - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contract Profile: Ambit Group Helping FCC Run Broadband, Spectrum Databases

    Reston, Va.-based information technology services provider Ambit Group works with the Federal Communications Commission to manage and configure databases. The agency uses the databases to provide customer service to consumer, private and public sector audiences for broadband mapping and spectrum auctions, the company says. Ambit helps the FCC run database management systems such as Sybase, […] More

  • Google Asking FCC For 2-Year Spectrum Testing Period - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google Asking FCC For 2-Year Spectrum Testing Period

    Google is leasing spectrum from Clearwire for a planned test of wireless networks that could be used for a new type of radio services, Fierce Wireless reports. Citing Federal Communications Commission documents, Phil Goldstein writes Google is applying for a license to develop a new “experimental radio service” that will use leased spectrum from Clearwire. […] More

  • Hughes-Cisco Team Providing Habitat For Humanity SATCOM Post-Sandy; Tony Bardo Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hughes-Cisco Team Providing Habitat For Humanity SATCOM Post-Sandy; Tony Bardo Comments

    A team comprising of Hughes Network Systems, Cisco and the Global VSAT Forum is providing satellite broadband Internet and voice services to Habitat for Humanity for post-Superstorm Sandy relief efforts in New York state. Hughes said it is providing the broadband service, Cisco is providing a tactical operations team on site to help customers connect […] More

  • Hughes to Provide EPA Satellite Net for Radiation Monitoring; Tony Bardo Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hughes to Provide EPA Satellite Net for Radiation Monitoring; Tony Bardo Comments

    Hughes Network Systems has won an order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to provide satellite broadband services for the agency“™s radiation monitoring program. The company said the EPA ordered 12 months of service for 50 sites to help monitor radiation levels of air, drinking water, pasteurized milk and precipitation across the U.S. Tony Bardo, […] More

  • Harris, Lemko Sign Mobile Comm System, Software Reseller Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris, Lemko Sign Mobile Comm System, Software Reseller Agreement

    Harris Corp. and Lemko Corp. have signed a reseller agreement to combine two Harris-made mobile communications platforms and Lemko’s software for mobile wireless network systems, Lemko announced Wednesday. Harris will combine its KnightHawk and KnightLite cellular platforms with Lemko“™s ODC Distributed Mobile Wireless Network software to provide warfighters, first responders and public safety officials a merged […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Oceus CEO Doug Smith on Congress Testimony, 4G Tech in Govt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Oceus CEO Doug Smith on Congress Testimony, 4G Tech in Govt

    As president and CEO of Oceus Networks, Doug Smith leads teams that deliver broadband communications products and services to government and industry customers worldwide. Last month, Smith testified before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on the role commercial broadband technology plays in both defense and civil agencies as well as a spectrum crunch for both […] More

  • CenturyLink To Help FCC Extend Broadband Into Rural Areas; Steve Davis Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CenturyLink To Help FCC Extend Broadband Into Rural Areas; Steve Davis Comments

    CenturyLink will help the Federal Communications Commission deploy broadband telecommunications services in rural areas, the company announced Tuesday. The company will receive $35 million from the agency’s Connect America Fund to connect 45,000 homes to broadband during phase one of the program. CenturyLink is also providing millions of dollars of its own money to provide […] More

  • Oceus Premiers Xiphos - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus Premiers Xiphos

    Fresh from its debut at the 2011 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems Worldwide conference, Oceus Network“™s Xiphos platform became available to government agencies this week. Xiphos is the broadband company“™s new fourth-generation Long Term Evolution solution. The family of products is fully interoperable and offers high-speed, high-capacity voice, video and data transmissions. The COTS […] More

  • FCC Seeks Citizens' Input on Strengthening Communications Networks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FCC Seeks Citizens' Input on Strengthening Communications Networks

    The Federal Communications Commission last week moved closer to adopting the recommendations in the National Broadband Plan by implementing a Notice of Inquiry seeking public comment on how to further bolster the reliability and resiliency of the nation’s communications networks. “The recent devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan are a stark reminder of how heavily […] More

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