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  • Doug Smith, Oceus Networks CEO, on Mobile Device Security and Broadband Tech Advances - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Doug Smith, Oceus Networks CEO, on Mobile Device Security and Broadband Tech Advances

    Doug Smith, CEO of Reston, Va.-based broadband services contractor Oceus Networks, spoke with ExecutiveBiz last year after testifying to House lawmakers next-generation mobile technology in the federal government. He described collaborative efforts with agencies to help them acquire new devices and manage the spectrum needed for the devices. Smith recently caught back up with us to […] 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

  • Oceus Eyes Expansion Through New Dallas Area Comm Manufacturing, Shipping Center; Randy Fuerst, Doug Smith Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus Eyes Expansion Through New Dallas Area Comm Manufacturing, Shipping Center; Randy Fuerst, Doug Smith Comment

    Oceus Networks is opening a new operations center in the Dallas metro area for manufacturing and shipping of communications equipment to customers. The company said the new 15,000-square-foot center, located at the Cascades business park in The Colony, will serve as the company’s worldwide service center. An open house is taking place Thursday for customers, […] More

  • Oceus Updates Xiphos 4G System Design; Doug Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus Updates Xiphos 4G System Design; Doug Smith Comments

    Oceus Networks has updated its Xiphos system, used for communications over 4G LTE, with a new rugged modular hardware design concept. The company said Xiphos has a range of between 5 and 7 miles in a normal tactical environment and up to 62 miles range for airborne deployments with clear line of sight. “Through working […] More

  • Oceus CEO Doug Smith Testifies to House Subpanel on 4G Tech, Spectrum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oceus CEO Doug Smith Testifies to House Subpanel on 4G Tech, Spectrum

    Oceus Networks CEO Doug Smith testified during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Thursday on the role of commercial-off-the-shelf technology, particularly wireless broadband, in helping fulfill growing broadband communications requirements within the military and other federal agencies. During written remarks before the subcommittee on communications and technology, Smith described his company’s role in helping […] More

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    Oceus To Provide FCC R&D For Disaster Backup Communications; Doug Smith Comments

    The Federal Communications Commission wants to be able to restore communications after a natural disaster or emergency with aircraft, Politico reports. Thursday, Oceus Networks announced its plans to provide the FCC with research and development into such a network and help conduct a broadband trial this September.  President and CEO Doug Smith said the network […] 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

  • Executive Spotlight: Kristin Oelke of Oceus Networks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Kristin Oelke of Oceus Networks

    Kristin Oelke, vice president of marketing and communications for Oceus Networks, has a passion for bringing customers the best products. It's a passion she conveys to her federal clients as she works to build Oceus Network's reputation. GovCon Executive spoke with Oelke about her career, the birth of Oceus and where the new company is […] More

  • Tuesday Tip Jar - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tuesday Tip Jar

    This week, Doug Smith, CEO of Oceus Networks, gave fellow contractors advice on filling contract obligations in an uncertain economy: “I think the existing government contractor base has to get onboard with the direction that we are going and others are going, which is doing more with less money sooner. That's really what we are […] More

  • Friday Features - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Friday Features

    This week, Doug Smith of Oceus Networks shared his insight into the future of fourth-generation wireless technologies and his company’s purchase of Ericsson Federal. More

  • Executive Spotlight: Doug Smith of Oceus Networks - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Doug Smith of Oceus Networks

    Doug Smith, CEO of the newly rechristened Oceus Networks, tells GovConExecutive about the process of buying the company, the future of fourth-generation wireless technologies the firm works on and fighting government inertia to deliver cutting-edge solutions to the federal government. GovConExecutive: You last spoke with one of our media properties in June 2009. What has […] More

  • GovConExecutive Exclusive Interview: Doug Smith of EFI - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GovConExecutive Exclusive Interview: Doug Smith of EFI

    Doug Smith of Ericsson Federal Inc. (EFI) spoke with GovConExecutive about EFI’s plans to expand into the US Federal Sector and expand 3G wireless network access to rural areas, EFI’s impressive array of wireless capabilities and products, and his tricked-out Harley. GovConExecutive: The president has committed $7 billion to expand rural broadband access. How does EFI […] More

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