Washington Interagency Telecommunications System (WITS) 3

All agencies using Networx, WITS 3, and Local Telecommunications contracts must transition to Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contracts or another vehicle according to the following schedule:

  • March 31, 2022: 90% of agencies telecom inventory must be off expiring contracts and moved to EIS
  • September 30, 2022: 100% of agencies telecom inventory must be off expiring contracts and moved to EIS
  • September 30, 2022: Agencies sign Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for Continuity of Service period
  • November 1, 2022 - May 31, 2023: Contractors disconnect agencies without MOUs
  • May 31, 2024: Continuity of Service period ends for agencies with signed MOUs

Use of the extended contracts will be further restricted by the limitations process and the freeze on on modifications and orders. Read more about this in the letter to all Agency Transition Sponsors [PDF - 189 KB] from FAS Assistant Commissioner Laura Stanton.

The WITS 3 contract is managed by the National Capital Region (NCR) Network Services Division. Customers may choose from a variety of telecom services available to all the federal agencies in Washington DC and surrounding Maryland and Virginia counties. WITS 3 services may be expanded to certain communities of interest outside these geographical boundaries.

Required Funding Documents

Please forward all MIPRs to include Treasury Account Symbol (TAS) and Line of Accounting (LOA) to the R11fundingdocuments@gsa.gov.

NOTE: All funding documents MUST BE UPDATED EVERY FISCAL YEAR by WITS3 Customers. It is incumbent on ALL Customers to provide their updated funding document(s) to email box: R11fundingdocuments@gsa.gov. The funding document MUST include Treasury Account Symbol (TAS) and Line Of Accounting (LOA) for the FIscal Year.

Basic Acquisition Strategy

  • Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Part 15 negotiated award(s) contract
  • Indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), firm fixed price contract
  • Base period of four (4) years with four (4) one-year options
  • Contract ceiling is $1.8 Billion

Products and Services

The WITS 3 vendors, Level 3 and Verizon offer a comprehensive suite of commercially available telecom and IT products and services to over 140 government agencies.

Services include:

  • VoIP
  • Data
  • Analog/Digital Trunk
  • Equipment/CPE
  • Conferencing
  • Installation Services
  • Professional Services
  • Cloud Services

Get product and service pricing information using the WITS 3 Public Pricer.

Value and Ease-Of-Use To Federal Customers

NCR's Network Services Division provides WITS 3 contract management and administration as well as customer service, operations support, and technical assistance. WITS 3 acquisition benefits include but are not limited to the following:

  • Reduced pricing over market and other GSA contracting vehicles.
  • Direct or centralized billing options.
  • 24x7 vendor web portal access for direct ordering of products and service.
  • Support of key technologies and government initiatives such as Cloud and Telework.
  • Service/product ordering and delivery support.
  • Service trouble and repair support.
  • Agency account management.

Visit the Telecommunications Services Customer Support page to find acquisition and account management support.

The shortcut for this page is gsa.gov/wits3.

Last Reviewed: 2023-04-27