Tag Archives: NTIA

DRT to Help Design, Develop Systems for NTIA Database Modernization Efforts

The Commerce Department has awarded DRT Strategies a one-year, $6.3 million contract to design and build new systems in support of efforts to modernize of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration‘s database and its related applications. DRT said Wednesday it will work to update NTIA’s Frequency Management Records System and Frequency Authorization Management Program through the development of …

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Richard Reed: FirstNet Works on Public Safety Network Interoperability Requirements for Opt-Out States

The First Responder Network Authority has started to develop an interoperability compliance matrix for states and territories that want to opt out of the national public safety broadband network to build their own compatible systems. Richard Reed, FirstNet’s chief customer officer, wrote in a blog entry posted July 8 the matrix will outline network policies and technical …

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NIST, NTIA Seek New Public Safety Communications Research Industry Partners

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and National Telecommunications and Information Administration plans to award a new series of contracts for testing and evaluation work for the Public Safety Communications Research program. NIST said Tuesday the program currently has 39 telecommunications companies contracted for five years public safety communications equipment and software through the use …

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NIST, Commerce Complete Cybersecurity Initiative

The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration and National Institute of Standards and Technology last week announced completion of an initiative with ICANN and VeriSign to strengthen cybersecurity. The announcement marks full implementation of Domain Name System Security Extensions, which will help protect Internet users against cache poisoning …

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