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Keith Nakasone, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition Management, within the Office of Information Technology Category for GSA, Announced as Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner, acquisition management, within the Office of Information Technology Category for GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th. Register now for the forum right here.

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NCI to Support Incentive Technology in FCC Legacy IT Operations & Maintenance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19, 2018 — NCI Information Systems will work with Incentive Technology Group to sustain aging information technology assets of the Federal Communications Commission as part of a potential $25M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The contract covers operations and maintenance services in support of FCC’s Legacy IT Applications Support …

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CenturyLink Gets Justice Dept OK on Sale of Level 3 Network Assets in Albuquerque

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has secured initial clearance to sell certain Albuquerque, New Mexico-based fiber network assets of recently acquired Level 3 Communications to Unite Private Networks following a review by the Justice Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Federal Communications Commission and other government …

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Orbital ATK Gets Partial FCC Clearance for In-Orbit Servicing of Intelsat Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A subsidiary of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received clearance to deploy its Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform some in-orbit servicing operations on an Intelsat satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SpaceNews reported Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission approved the first part of Space Logistics‘ request to …

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CenturyLink Closes $34B Level 3 Purchase

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has wrapped up its $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications. The merger’s completion creates a combined entity with $24 billion in estimated pro forma annual revenue and a global network that links at least 350 metropolitan areas with over 100,000 on-net, fiber-equipped buildings, CenturyLink said Wednesday. The new …

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FCC OKs CenturyLink’s $34B Buy of Level 3

The Federal Communications Commission has cleared CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) proposed $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT). CenturyLink said Monday the FCC approval came two weeks after the California Public Utilities Commission cleared the acquisition at its Oct. 12 meeting. John Jones, senior vice president for public policy and government …

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Justice Dept OKs CenturyLink-Level 3 Merger Deal

The Justice Department has agreed to approve the pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) by CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), subject to court approval of certain conditions in a consent decree. CenturyLink said Monday the combined firm needs to divest 24 dark fiber strands that link 30 city-pairs across the U.S. via an …

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CenturyLink Moves Closing Date for $34B Level 3 Acquisition to October

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has pushed back the projected closing date for its pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) through a cash-and-stock transaction from Sept. 30 to mid-to-late October. The revised timeframe for the transaction’s intended closure was based on the California administrative law judge’s recommendation for the California Public Utilities …

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FCC Votes to Roll Back Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to roll back restrictions on internet providers, commonly referred to as “net neutrality” rules. These regulations were put in place under the Open Internet Order of 2015 during Obama’s presidency. By a 2-1 vote led by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, the agency proposed to end …

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