EIS vendors ‘concerned’ some agencies won’t make 2022 deadline
GSA's Allen Hill told FedScoop vendors are "rightfully concerned" that some agencies might not fully transition their services off of expiring contracts to EIS by Sept. 30, 2022.
50% transition to EIS target remains elusive for agencies
Twelve of the 24 Chief Financial Officers Act agencies have achieved the 50% mark though.
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.