DISA wants to manage at least a million mobile devices

Agency wants to set itself up as a mobile virtual network operator

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) wants advice on setting itself up as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) to manage a million devices or more across the Defense Department, reports InformationWeek.

DISA's request for information (RFI) said the agency seeks to support at least a million subscribers, showing the military's growing use of smart phones by its members, the article continued.

DISA seeks to manage smart phones and other endpoint devices, and wants advice from industry, especially from existing MVNOs, about the resources and time needed to set up such a network, the story said.

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