Notice ID: 70RCSA21R00000003
Related Notice: RCEC-21-00001
The purpose of this Statement of Work (SOW) is to specify the work outcomes required of the Contractor to provide and support communications services at a level that assures a high probability of their availability and performance to meet the needs of authorized National Security and Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) users under all levels of network congestion. The Contractor shall provide engineering support for Priority Services (PS). PS consists of legacy Government Emergency Telecommunications Service (GETS), Special Routing Arrangement Service (SRAS), Wireless Priority Service (WPS), and Next Generation Network (NGN) Priority Service (PS) The Contractor shall furnish all personnel, materials, services, and facilities necessary to perform the requirements set forth in this SOW.
This SOW specifies the outcomes required of the Contractor, to provide engineering support for PS and other related priority services. Apply technical expertise in priority telecommunications services systems engineering in the following areas: telecommunications networks modeling and simulation; requirements development and verification; and performance analysis. Contractor compliance with the appropriate approved architectures, programs, standards and guidelines for all work performed under this contract and that the services continue to be effective under all levels of network congestion…”
The purpose of this SOW requires the Contractor comply with the appropriate approved architectures, programs, standards and guidelines for all work performed under this contract. Apply technical expertise in priority telecommunications services systems engineering in areas such as: PSN, PS wireline and wireless network technology, and engineering practices used by Priority Telecommunications Service (PTS) carrier contracts, Local Exchange Carriers (LECs), Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), wireline access providers e.g. cable and fiber, wireless local access network technologies, i.e. WiFi and Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS) and broadband providers; satellite communications providers; telecommunications networks modeling and simulation; requirements development and verification; and performance analysis.
The Contractor shall provide assistance in the following areas:
- NGN PS Engineering
- PS Governance
- PTS Engineering
- NGN PS Wi-Fi – Cloud Engineering
- NGN-PS Cybersecurity Engineering
- NGN PS Cable – Satellite – Fixed Wireless Engineering
- Service Providers Council administration and execution
- Customer Services Support
- Telecommunications Service Priority (TSP) Operations
- Analysis Future Services Engineering
- Emerging Future NGN PS phases…”
“11. Period of Performance
- Base Period: 09/16/2021 – 06/15/2022
- Option Period 1: 06/16/2022 – 06/15/2023
- Option Period 2: 06/16/2023 – 06/15/2024
- Option Period 3: 06/16/2024 – 06/15/2025
- Option Period 4: 06/16/2025 – 06/15/2026…”
This contract shall have a performance period of a nine months Base Period plus Four (4) Option Periods of one year.