Local Telecommunications Services

Section 889 Dashboard

Section 889 Part B of the FY19 NDAA went into effect on August 13, 2020. Before placing an order, check the 889 Part B Contract Vehicle Modification Tracking Dashboard (updated daily) to ensure the vendor has agreed to the mass modification clause (FAR clause 52.204-25, AUG 2020) and that you obtain representation as detailed in the provision (FAR 52.204-24, AUG 2020) unless you obtain a waiver or your agency policy specifies otherwise. For more information, register for our Section 889 webinar on September 10.

EIS Transition: Telecom Contracts Extended Until May 2023

Here's the new timeline:

  • October 1, 2020, Freeze on modifications to Networx and WITS3 and orders for the Local Service Contracts begins
  • March 31, 2021, 50% of your agency's telecom inventory must be moved to EIS
  • March 31, 2022, 90% of your agency's telecom inventory must be moved to EIS
  • September 30, 2022, 100% ofyour agency's telecom inventory must be moved to EIS
  • May 31, 2023 Networx, WITS3, and Local Service telecom contracts expire.

Learn about the restrictions and limitations on extended contracts in this letter to all Agency Transition Sponsors

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.

HOW TO ORDER

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

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BASICS

Learn the basics of what the Local Telecommunications programs offer.

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BENEFITS

Weighing options? Compare against the benefits.

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RESOURCES

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

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Last Reviewed: 2020-10-13