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Department of Defense

Stop monitoring within monthly plan cell phone usage

Many federal employees have govt provided cell phones with a monthly plan for a set number of minutes. Even if you don't go over your minutes, a detailed call-by-call record is provided to every employee for review to ascertain which calls are personal--after tallying the total for personal calls, the employee must provide a check which is deposited in the treasury. Conducting this monthly review takes time and resources... more »

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General Services Administration

Require the use of TEMs contract

Currently agencies have a lot of cell phones, but very few have effective management of the cell phone service or the devices. Agencies buy phones and then that's it. Often agencies do not analyze their invoices to determine if all the phones are really needed or if the rates are the best value, or if some employees are using too many minutes or losing phones too often.

With TEMs you pay for a contract that can save... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Savings on unclassified cell phone/laptop/desktop expenses

I propose that the Gov't either gets completely out of the unclas cell phone/laptop/desktop business; or they get completely into the business.

This may sound contradictory, but please read on.

Conservatively, 95% of government employees have a personal cell phone and a personal laptop and/or desktop computer. Similarly, this same population has a monthly bill for cell phone and internet service.

Many U.S. gov't... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Shared use/shared cost cell phones

Currently many employees use a government owned cell phone in the performance of their jobs. As these devices are for work use only these same employees also have personal cell phone. Nobody really needs to, or want to, carry around two devices at all times. What I propose is to combine these devices under a share-cost billing structure. The government pays for a portion of the bill and the employee pays the rest.... more »

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