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OFFICIAL DEFENDS $24M IN ROUTERS
medical centers and large corporations. On Wednesday, U.S. Assistant Commerce Secretary Lawrence Strickling told federal lawmakers that West Virginia's bulk purchase of more than 1,000 "scalable" routers saved the state money. "Overall,
Published: Friday, May 18, 2012
OFFICIAL DEFENDS ROUTER PURCHASE
- West Virginia "taxpayers were best served" by the state's decision to use $24 million in federal stimulus funds to purchase more than 1,000 high-end Internet routers for public facilities, a state official overseeing the spending has...
Published: Thursday, July 12, 2012
HIGH-SPEED INTERNET BROADBAND CONSULTANTíS REPORT A SECRET MEMO'S CRITICISM 'EMBARRASSING'
- jails, 911 centers, planning agencies and other public facilities. About 630 sites are getting new fiber-optic connections. All 1,100 locations are receiving high-capacity routers. A recent West Virginia Legislative Audit report found...
Published: Monday, March 18, 2013
STATE TO LOOK AT BIG BUYS NEW RULE REQUIRES WRITTEN APPROVAL FOR PURCHASES OVER $250K
- $250,000. The policy change follows federal and state reviews of West Virginia's decision to buy more than 1,000 Internet routers that cost $24 million. The state Office of Technology bought the routers two years ago under a statewide...
Published: Friday, February 01, 2013
AUDIT LOOKS INTO $24M ROUTERS BUY
- broadband expansion project funded by the federal stimulus, the state is removing routers that cost as little as $40 at public facilities and replacing them with $22,400 routers. "It's $24 million in government funds, so we're looking...
Published: Wednesday, August 08, 2012
INTERNET ADVISERíS INVOICES REJECTED FIRM EXCEEDED CONTRACT RATE PER HOUR; IT WILL 'RESUBMIT'
- in West Virginia. The review is expected to include a financial audit. Burdette's announcement followed Gazette reports that state officials are using $24 million from the stimulus grant to put 1,000 high-powered Internet routers in...
Published: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
CITYNET TO BUILD $13.5M INTERNET UPGRADE
- Martin also has criticized state officials for spending $24 million on oversized Internet routers for more than 1,000 public facilities. The routers cost $22,600 each. Earlier this year, the state Legislative Auditor released a scathing...
Published: Friday, October 18, 2013
GOODS AND SERVICES TOMBLIN SCRAPS CONTRACTS FOLLOWING ROUTER AUDIT, STATE AGENCIES MUST SOLICIT FORMAL BIDS
- follow a legislative auditor's recommendation that the state scrap a controversial "secondary bid" practice that was used to buy high-capacity Internet routers for $24 million. Secondary bids allowed state agencies to tap existing statewide...
Published: Friday, May 31, 2013
BROADBAND AUDIT LOOKS AT SPENDING ON TOWERS OFFICE PREVIOUSLY FOUND FUNDS WASTED ON ROUTERS
- In February, the legislative auditor released a scathing report, finding that the state wasted at least $7.9 million ó and up to $15 million ó in stimulus funds by purchasing oversize routers. The state installed most of the routers...
Published: Wednesday, May 08, 2013
EX-CEO HELPING STATE ON INTERNET PROJECT CONSULTANT HAS TIES TO TOMBLIN ADMINISTRATION
- advise Burdette and Tomblin. Earlier this month, Burdette said ICF would also review how state officials were spending more than $126 million in federal economic stimulus funds to expand high-speed Internet in West Virginia. The review...
Published: Thursday, May 24, 2012