Local Telecommunications Services

Special Alert:

Set to expire on or before May 2020, GSA will extend the current telecommunications contracts until May 2023. Agencies should focus on making solicitation awards by September 30, 2019, and other transition related timelines noted below. Read more about the EIS Transition from Assistant Commissioner Bill Zielinski.

  • September 30, 2019: Deadline for awarding EIS task orders.
  • March 31, 2020: GSA will limit use of the extended contracts for agencies who have not made task order awards.
  • March 31, 2022: 90 percent of agencies’ telecom inventory must be off current contracts and moved to EIS.
  • May 31, 2023: Current Networx, WITS, and LSA telecom contracts expire.

GSA’s current full service model (formerly regional services Regions 1 through 10 local service agreements) requires interagency agreements according to FAR Subpart 17.5—Interagency Acquisitions.

Learn more about GSA’s Full Service Model and Interagency Agreements.

Our Local Telecommunications Services offer pre-competed Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) telecommunications and network services. These include Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and local and global telephone service. Learn more about our products and services.


Find out How to Order Local Telecommunications product and service offerings.

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Learn the basics of what the Local Telecommunications programs offer.

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Weighing options? Compare against the benefits.

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Browse resources available for technical help and resources for moving to EIS.

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The shortcut to this page is gsa.gov/localtelecom.

Last Reviewed: 2019-12-12