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Registration Closed - Low Earth Orbit Services and Software Virtual Vendor Demonstration Meetings


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Office of Procurement, Acquisition, and Logistics (OPAL), Technology Acquisition Center (TAC)
 Office of Information and Technology (OIT), Connectivity and Collaboration Services (CCS)

 Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
 Direct Access Program (DAP)

 Low Earth Orbit Services and Software
 Virtual Vendor Demonstration Meetings

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET, by confirmed appointment only
Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco Webex with audio and video capability.

Deadline to register for consideration: 3:00 PM ET, Tuesday, January 23, 2024, or when capacity has been reached, whichever comes first.



  • Completing registration does NOT guarantee the scheduling of a virtual demonstration session with VA TAC and OIT.
  • This event is an extension and in support of the following RFI via
  • Review the enclosed list of Minimum Technical Capabilities associated with this opportunity.
  • You must fully complete the entire registration process, including the upload of your company’s capability statement and click Submit, to be considered for a virtual demonstration.
  • Selection and session scheduling is at the sole discretion of the VA TAC-OIT panel.
  • Vendors that are NOT selected will receive communications from VA TAC-OIT staff.


The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Procurement, Acquisition, and Logistics (OPAL), Technology Acquisition Center (TAC), and the Office and Information and Technology (OIT), in collaboration with the Direct Access Program, will host a virtual vendor demonstration event. 

Vendors selected by the VA TAC-OIT panel will participate in a videoconference to demonstrate the product’s capabilities as outlined in the enclosed RFI and Minimum Technical Capabilities.

Community of Interest (COI)

Scope of Work 

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information and Technology (OIT), Connectivity and Collaboration Services (CCS), Core Provisioning, Mobility Services (CPMS) team is seeking to purchase both fixed-site and mobile units for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite internet services with Starlink. Fixed-site services would be installed at VA locations for back-up connections, disaster recovery, or for remote locations where terrestrial circuits are not available or would require long build-out times. Mobile units would be leveraged by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to provide mobile LEO satellite services in various locations, allowing them to rapidly deploy units in response to a multitude of scenarios relating to disaster recovery and failover for service disruptions to existing VA internet circuits. The Connectivity and Collaboration Services Department is looking for industry feedback from potential industry aggregators to see what solutions and products are available in the marketplace.

Applicable NAICS
VA TAC-OIT seeks information from companies with operations related to the following NAICS:




Satellite Telecommunications



Desired Federal Socio-Economic Classifications:
Firms with the following socio-economic classifications are encouraged to register for consideration:

  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)
  • 8(a)
  • Minority-Owned
  • Small Business
  • Large Business

About the Office of Information and Technology (OIT)

The Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) supports all IT needs of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Connectivity & Collaboration Services (CCS) is a division within OI&T which is responsible for the transport and network services, and the Core Provisioning, Mobility Services (CPMS) team focuses on the VA’s need for mobility services.

If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at or by phone at 202-461-4694.



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