Tag Archives: Broadband

Former FCC Chair Julius Genachowski to Help Carlyle Group Manage Tech Investments

Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission between June 2009 and May 2013, has joined private equity firm The Carlyle Group as a managing director and partner for the U.S. buyout team. Genachowski will work out of Washington and help the firm identify opportunities to investment in the global …

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Boeing, Panasonic Plan to Offer Agencies Broadband Service; Paul Margis Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Panasonic Avionics Corp. have reached an agreement on a framework for Boeing to market Panasonic’s satellite broadband service to government customers in and outside the U.S. Boeing intends to offer the eXConnect service and aeronautical terminals to clients that operate the company’s aircraft, Boeing said Tuesday. …

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Randy Fuerst Promoted, Jeff Harman Named Defense Lead At Oceus

  Randy Fuerst, chief operating officer at Oceus Networks, has been promoted to president and will continue as COO at the Reston, Va.-based broadband networking firm. Jeff Harman, a former senior vice president and operating group manager for CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined the company as SVP and general manager …

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Oceus Names 20-Year Vet Jim Patterson Special Programs Lead; Randy Fuerst Comments

Oceus Networks has appointed Jim Patterson vice president of special programs, giving him responsibility for leading pursuit of new markets in the defense and intelligence sectors through new partnerships and applications. The Reston, Va.-based broadband provider said in a release he will also be responsible for financial performance, strategy and …

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General Dynamics Completes IPWireless Buy; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics has completed its acquisition of broadband wireless provider IPWireless Inc. for an undisclosed amount, the company announced today. General Dynamics renamed IPWireless to General Dynamics Broadband, which will operate as a subsidiary of General Dynamics’ C4 systems unit. The subsidiary will provide networking solutions to military and public …

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General Dynamics To Buy Military, First Responder Broadband Firm IPWireless

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire wireless broadband provider IPWireless Inc. in a cash transaction, General Dynamics announced Monday. The Falls Church, Va.-based defense contractor did not announce the value of the transaction and expects to complete the deal in the third quarter of 2012. IPWireless will be …

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Harris, AT&T Forming Public Safety Alliance

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) and AT&T (NYSE: ATT) are forming an alliance to develop LTE wireless solutions for agencies and first responders who require timely access to emergency information. The companies will combine efforts to produce broadband and mission-critical communications systems that can deliver high-speed video and data. Harris said …

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Qwest Communicaitons to Pass on First Round of Broadband Stimulus Bidding

Qwest Communications International Inc. has stated that it will not offer any bids for the first round of a $7.2 billion rural broadband stimulus program through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  The company is abstaining from the program, designed to expand the reach of high-speed Internet to remote areas,  because it says …

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Qwest Government Services wins $14.2 Million NASA Broadband Contract

NASA has awarded a $14.2 million contract to Qwest Government Services to upgrade the federal agency’s Corporate Backbone circuits, the high-speed broadband network that provides corporate wide area network transport for e-mail, collaboration, and scientific, financial and business applications for the agency’s headquarters, field centers, and numerous facilities and partner locations across …

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