Statewide Telecommunications and Network Division
The Office of Technology Services Statewide Telecommunications and Network Division (STND) helps approximately 160 State and 1,800 local government agencies effectively utilize the State voice and data networks and stay connected to the best available rates, services and equipment to meet business needs. This is accomplished through competitively-bid master telecommunications and consultant contracts, and proactive project management. From government offices to prisons and hospitals, and in emergencies, STND works with network providers and customers to keep voice communication and data information flowing.
We provide a broad range of vital telecommunications and networking services, including telecommunications consulting. We also offer state officials expert advice and assistance in evaluating and planning for the future telecommunications needs of California.
We will use this page to post new and updated information for the contracts and programs managed by the STND. Each new or updated item that we list below is available through our STND homepage.
We offer a variety of resources to our customers including publications, forms and State telecommunications policies and procedures.
We manage major contracts offering telecommunications and network services to California government entities. They include: California Integrated Network 2 (CALNET 2), and Inmate/Ward Telephone System (IWTS) Concession Services, and Managed Access Services.
The CALNET 2 Master Service Agreement (MSA) was awarded on January 30, 2007. It consists of four MSAs. MSA 1: Voice, Data, & Video Services, and MSA 2: Long Distance & Network Based Services were awarded to AT&T. MSA 3: Internet Protocol (IP) Voice, Data & Video Services, and MSA 4: Broadband Fixed Wireless Access (BFWA), Data Services were awarded to Verizon Business.
CALNET 3 is being bid through a series of prequalification and service category RFPQs and IFBs. For CALNET 3 program information related to these procurements, select the above link. For procurement related information contact CTA’s Office of Telecommunications Procurement
Contact the various departments for information pertaining to: the California Online Directory; California Public Utilities Commission; CALNET customer service and escalation numbers; and our staff directory.
Visit policy links intended to support our customers who conduct business with our department.