DOD gives $2.5B to consortium to develop 5G tech prototypes
The idea behind the consortium is that the money will get to companies and academic partners faster than the DOD could do on its own.
New group of DOD sites for 5G testing includes California, Hawaii, Virginia, Texas, Oklahoma
The DOD announced seven more bases that will host 5G testing. The goal is to advance both civilian and military uses of the emerging technology.
Air Force adds another base to military’s 5G program, to prototype software
The pilot project at Nellis Air Force Base will partner with an industry consortium, the 485-member Information Warfare Research Project.
Coast Guard extends mobile connectivity to distressed mariners with ‘i911’
The emergency app allows the agency, with permission, to use cell phone tracking data to find a vessel in distress.
Do missed EIS deadlines foreshadow agency network service disruptions?
Only eight of 19 agencies surveyed by the Government Accountability Office expect to fully transition telecommunication services to the contract by Sept. 30, 2022.
FCC moves to establish a $200 million telehealth fund for hospitals
The FCC is working to make $200 million available for hospitals to meet the challenges of maximizing telehealth options.