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What are the latest innovations in satellite technology? Find out when Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division at Hughes Network Systems joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. August 8, 2017
The General Services Administration received responses Thursday from vendors on how to shape the first major acquisition under the Network Services 2020 program. Officials say they are heeding the mistakes and missteps of the Networx contract. GSA expects to issue a RFP in November and make the first awards in May 2015.
The Network Services 2020 initiative will not be a large worldwide contract as the Networx and FTS procurements were over the past 20 years. GSA still is developing the overall strategy, but plans to use a similar approach it used with DISA on the recent satellite communications contract.
Hughes Network Systems is trying to help the federal government increase its telework presence. They’re working with federal agencies, like the Office of Personnel Management, to provide a secure broadband service in the hopes of…