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Deadline for FirstNet Proposal Submissions Extended to May 13

The First Responder Network Authority has extended the deadline for interested vendors to submit their final bids on the agency’s national public-safety broadband network project from April 29 to May 13. FirstNet said Friday it also released a batch of responses to the more than 400 questions that the agency has received from …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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FirstNet Seeks Proposals for Public Safety Broadband Network Deployment; Mike Poth Comments

The First Responder Network Authority has called on industry to propose ideas on how to deploy a public safety broadband network nationwide in a move to update the country’s communications infrastructure. FirstNet released a request for proposals for a modernized first responder and public safety communications system after the agency …

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Weekly Roundup Jan 4 – Jan 8 2016: Slow Start for GovCon Stocks in 2016 & more

Jan. 4 – Jan. 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Any thoughts that the start of 2016 would be smooth sailing for U.S. government contracting stocks and financial markets have quickly been cast aside as volatility from 2015’s second …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015: Sequestration Discussion Resurfaces, American Systems’ Latest Acquisition & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The specter of potential sequestration cuts in fiscal year 2016 — which starts Sept. 30 — surfaced again this week in a letter signed by all 46 Democratic …

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Cal Shintani Highlights Federal Broadband, Mobile Evolution

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 25, 2015 — Cal Shintani, senior vice president and chief growth officer at Oceus Networks, has outlined the evolving landscape of the FirstNet first responder network and the company’s response to the times with its self-supporting, private network offerings. He made the comments in a two-part ExecutiveBiz interview …

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FirstNet Seeks Input on Public-Safety Network Initiative

The First Responder Network Authority has issued a request for information on methods to build the FirstNet national broadband network for emergency responders. FirstNet administrators will consider the public’s input to develop strategies for acquiring equipment and services for the interoperable public-safety network, according to a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday. …

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Commerce Dept Awards Public Safety Net Technical Support BPA

The Commerce Department has awarded a $67.2 million blanket purchase agreement to three companies for technical services to support a future nationwide communications network for first responders. Awardees will compete for task orders to perform work and the department received five proposals for the two-year BPA, the department said in a …

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