Border Control: Ericsson vs. Defense Contractors

Smith, Brad
August 2006
Wireless Week;8/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 16, p10
Trade Publication
The article deals with the plan of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to award a contract to possible Internet service providers for the Secure Border Initiative Network (SBInet) of the agency. Several companies are interested in the project including Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Northrop Grumman. However, Ericsson also bid for the telecommunication contract to build the SBInet. There are differing features of SBInet according to the design of DHS and Ericsson.


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