"Network services provider CenturyLink announced Thursday that it has been selected by the Census Bureau to deliver secure cloud connectivity for the upcoming decennial census."
"The company’s $24 million task order will see it providing the bureau with Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services (MTIPS) through the end of December 2020 — thereby enabling the 2020 count’s key public internet response system feature…"
"The 2020 census is being hailed for its use of modern technology, most notably large-scale internet self-response. The bureau hopes that Americans will avail themselves of this option for responding to the count, as this could drive down the number of costly and time-consuming non-response follow-up visits from Census personnel." Read the full article here.
Source: CenturyLink wins Census contract to help move the 2020 count online - By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, August 8, 2019. FedScoop.
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