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AIMD-95-219R: Published: Sep 5, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) management and planning of its telecommunications resources. GAO noted that USDA: (1) has been leasing out-of-date rotary style telephones, and has paid about $7,800 annually to lease equipment that is no longer used; (2) has paid over $6,200 for telephone service, including local telephone service, 10 extende...
Governmentwide Initiatives: Critical Issues Facing the Post-FTS 2000 Program
T-AIMD-95-108: Published: Mar 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1995.
GAO discussed the critical issues facing the Post-Federal Telecommunications Systems 2000 (Post-FTS 2000) Program. GAO noted that: (1) few federal users and industry officials favor the mandaatory use of Post-FTS 2000, because they believe it is inherently anticompetitive and could result in higher prices; (2) Post-FTS 2000 program management remains an open issue since several officials have ques...
Post-FTS 2000 Strategy
AIMD-95-62R: Published: Dec 16, 1994. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Post-Federal Telecommunications System (FTS) 2000 program strategy, focusing on whether the General Services Administration (GSA) has followed an appropriate process for selecting its acquisition strategy. GAO noted that: (1) GSA and the Interagency Management Council (IMC) have followed an appropriate process for selecting a pos...
Telecommunications: Financial Information on 16 Telephone and Cable Companies
RCED/AIMD-94-221FS: Published: Jul 8, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided financial information on 16 telephone and cable television companies, focusing on: (1) total operating revenues; (2) cash flow from operations; and (3) profitability.GAO found that: (1) four companies have significant operating revenues from sources other than their main line of business; (2) the companies' cash flows ranged from $30 million to $7...
Defense: Telecommunications Management
IMTEC-93-26R: Published: Apr 28, 1993. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Defense Commercial Telecommunications Network (DCTN) contract. GAO noted that: (1) DOD has established a plan to replace major portions of the DCTN contract by 1996, but the plan is optimistic; (2) DOD has divided its requirements into multiple procurements in an attempt to speed up its acquisition pr...
Demand Distribution Rolodex Card
154061: Apr 1, 1993
GAO published a rolodex card of its demand distribution activity's telephone and fax numbers...
GAO Rolodex Cards
148869: Apr 1, 1993
GAO published rolodex cards of its divisions' and offices' telephone and fax numbers...
Social Security: Telephone Busy Signal Rates at Local SSA Field Offices
HRD-93-49: Published: Mar 4, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) local office telephone busy signal rates to determine how readily callers can reach SSA offices that restored local telephone service.GAO found that: (1) overall, the busy signal rate was 47.3 percent for 834 SSA offices; (2) there was little variation by day of the week or time of day; (3) offices that re...
Telecommunications: Interruptions of Telephone Service
RCED-93-79FS: Published: Mar 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the frequency and causes of telephone services outages during 1990 and 1991 that affected 10,000 or more customers and lasted 15 or more minutes.GAO found that: (1) during 1990 and 1991, there were 1,000 outages that affected over 69 million customers; (2) the major reasons for telephone services outages were hardware problems, software problems, c...
FBI: Advanced Communications Technologies Pose Wiretapping Challenges
IMTEC-92-68BR: Published: Jul 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the: (1) technological alternatives available to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to wiretap voice and data communications; (2) telecommunications network changes needed to accommodate the least detectable wiretaps; and (3) estimated cost of developing and implementing such changes.GAO found that: (1) the technologies in use and the locat...