Tag Archives: Federal Communications Commission

Zscaler’s App Access Platform Gets FedRAMP ATO From FCC; Stephen Kovac Quoted

The Federal Communications Commission has granted authority to operate for Zscaler‘s application access platform for compliance with security requirements under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The company said Monday it can now offer the Zscaler Private Access-Government service to agencies that aim to manage sensitive apps and data in multiple …

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CenturyLink Gains DOJ Nod to Sell Level 3’s Arizona Network Assets to FirstDigital Telecom

The Justice Department has approved CenturyLink‘s proposal to sell certain Level 3 Communications assets in Tucson, Ariz., to FirstDigital Telecom. CenturyLink said Monday it will divest metro fiber network platforms as part of an agreement with DOJ related to the telecommunication firm’s approximately $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. The proposed sale is subject to …

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NIST Supports Planned RF Spectrum Sharing Between U.S. Military & Industry

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is supporting the Federal Communications Commission‘s plan to facilitate the sharing of a 150-megahertz radio frequency spectrum band between U.S. military and private sector users. NIST said Thursday it has helped develop standards, test procedures and certification tools that will authorize broadband service providers …

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Comtech Books $134M Public Safety Call Routing Tech Contract

A Comtech Telecommunications business unit has received a multiyear, $134 million contract to help a U.S. wireless communications provider implement technology platforms designed to comply with the Federal Communications Commission‘s emergency call routing services policy. Comtech said Tuesday its safety and security technologies group will provide E911 services for the customer’s 3G, 4G, and …

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Orbital ATK Subsidiary Gets Preliminary FCC Approval for In-Orbit Satellite Servicing Mission

Orbital ATK‘s Space Logistics subsidiary has obtained initial approval from the Federal Communications Commission to conduct in-orbit servicing on an Intelsat satellite, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. FCC authorized Space Logistics’ Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform rendezvous, proximity operations, and docking with the Intelsat-901 satellite in a graveyard orbit, the report said. Joe Anderson, …

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Collab9 to Deploy Unified Comms Platform for CBP

Collab9 will deploy its unified communications-as-a-service platform for the Customs and Border Protection as part of a contract awarded to collab9’s partner company Presidio. The award — issued through the EAGLE II procurement vehicle — requires Presidio to perform professional, managed and ongoing support services such as strategy, consulting, design and implementation support, …

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