GovNet


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GovNet

(GOVernment NETwork) A proposed private Internet for exclusive U.S. government use that was announced in 2001 but never made it to fruition. The goal of a secure, virus-free network for ultra-sensitive communications remains paramount in other ongoing government initiatives.
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DICT is advocating for more to be connected not only to GovNet but most especially to GovCloud.
Ceragon said its FibeAir IP-20A, ultra-high capacity, high availability multicarrier solution provides the network's backbone and meets all of GovNet's current requirements, while providing the necessary scalability to expand as needs change and traffic volumes grow.
"GovNet provides the first service on the Internet that takes Freedom of Information a step further.
In the four months following the launch of STePs, GovNet saw a 97% increase in website hits.