FTS2000

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Federal Telecommunications System 2000 (FTS2000) is a long distance telecommunications service for the United States federal government, including services such as switched voice service for voice or data up to 4.8 kbit/s, switched data at 56 kbit/s and 64 kbit/s, switched digital integrated service for voice, data, image, and video up to 1.544 Mbit/s, packet switched service for data in packet form, video transmission for both compressed and wideband video, and dedicated point-to-point private line for voice and data.

Note 1: Use of FTS2000 contract services is mandatory for use by U.S. Government agencies for all acquisitions subject to 40 U.S.C. 759.

Note 2: No U.S. Government information processing equipment or customer premises equipment other than that which are required to provide an FTS2000 service are furnished.

Note 3: The FTS2000 contractors will be required to provide service directly to an agency's terminal equipment interface. For example, the FTS2000 contractor might provide a terminal adapter to an agency location in order to connect FTS2000 ISDN services to the agency's terminal equipment.

Note 4: GSA awarded two 10-year, fixed-price contracts covering FTS2000 services on December 7, 1988.

Note 5: The Warner Amendment excludes the mandatory use of FTS2000 in instances related to maximum security. FTS2000 was completed in 2000, and was replaced by FTS2001.

References

  • FTS2000 was completed in 2000, and was replaced by FTS2001.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the General Services Administration document "Federal Standard 1037C".

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