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GTE nabs Navy telecom contract The Navy late last month awarded an estimated $102 million telecommunications contract to GTE California Inc. to provide voice data and video communications. Under the Port Hueneme Division Naval Surface Warfare Center contract GTE will provide services for local telephone video teleconferencing help desk and local- and wide-area networks. USPS tags $200 million for upgrade ]The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors last week approved $200 million to fund Phase Two of the associate office infrastructure program which will upgrade servers and software tools in post offices and provide links to the agency's telecommunications network. The funding will upgrade an additional 4 200 post offices nationwide to take advantage of new applications such as Point of Service which will bring advanced retail services to customers.

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    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

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    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

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