Tag Archives: emergency preparedness

Verizon Unit to Continue Homeland Security Emergency Comms Support Under DISA Contract

A business unit of Verizon has received a $20.4 million contract modification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to support a priority telecommunication service managed by the Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Emergency Communications. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Verizon’s business network services unit will continue efforts to complete the …

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Hughes Unveils Emergency Internet Connection Services; Tony Bardo Comments

Hughes Network Systems has introduced a set of broadband satellite network platforms designed to provide Internet connections for first responders, government agencies and businesses during hurricanes and other disasters. The offerings under Hughes Emergency Services suite seek to offer online communications during pre-disaster planning, recovery and post-event response operations, the company said …

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Hughes Unveils Emergency Service Suite Ahead of Hurricane Season; Tony Bardo Comments

Hughes Network Systems has released its storm preparedness system, Hughes Emergency Systems, in order to help businesses and government offices be prepared for the 2014 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season. The satellite offerings include emergency response, continuity of operations and network restoration that the company intends to be options for agencies and businesses to …

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Deloitte, Non-Profits Team for Humanitarian Innovation Project; Mohammed Abdiker Comments

Deloitte is is partnering with AtrocityWatch and the International Organization for Migration to create technology-based offerings for humanitarian missions scheduled to start in early 2014. Details of the project were planned with the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the Save the Children International, the company …

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Hughes Releases Emergency Networks for Hurricane Season; Mike Cook Comments

Hughes Network Systems has released emergency networking systems intended to provide governments and businesses satellite network communications and Internet access during hurricanes. The Hughes Emergency Services portfolio is designed to help customers prepare for these emergencies, restore services and respond to disasters, Hughes said Monday. Both the SPACEWAY Ka-band satellite …

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