NAICS 517110 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers
NAICS Code 517110 Industry Report - Identify current and future Wired Telecommunications Carriers opportunities to win government contracts
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Wired Telecommunications CarriersGovernment Contract and Procurement Analysis ReportThis report takes an in-depth look at the Wired Telecommunications Carriers industry, NAICS 517110.epipelines Contract History Plus* provides you with a broad context and several perspectives thatenable you to develop the best positioning and strategy for your company to more effectively competefor government contracts. The following graph illustrates one such perspective: the top Governmentdepartments/agencies buying these services over the last four fiscal years.WHAT IS NAICS 517110?This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating and/or providing access totransmission facilities and infrastructure that they own and/or lease for the transmission of voice, data,text, sound, and video using wired telecommunications networks. Transmission facilities may be basedon a single technology or a combination of technologies. Establishments in this industry use the wiredtelecommunications network facilities that they operate to provide a variety of services, such as wiredtelephony services, including VoIP services; wired (cable) audio and video programming distribution;and wired broadband Internet services. By exception, establishments providing satellite televisiondistribution services using facilities and infrastructure that they operate are included in this industry.The description of NAICS 517110 is further broken out to include these additional specific topics: Broadband Internet service providers, wired (e.g. cable, DSL) Local telephone carriers, wired federal contracts Cable television distribution services contracts Long-distance telephone carriers, wired federal contracts Closed circuit television (CCTV) services federal contracts VoIP service providers, using own operated wired telecommunications infrastructure federal contracts Direct-to-home satellite system (DTH) services federal contracts Telecommunications carriers, wired federal contracts Satellite television distribution systems federal contracts Multichannel multipoint distribution services (MMDS) federal contractsThe size standard associated with NAICS 517110 is 1,500 employees (effective November 5, 2010),which means that a company, including its affiliates, would be considered a "small business" if their
average number of employees does not exceed 1,500 for each of the pay periods for the precedingcompleted 12 calendar months.Total reported spending under NAICS 517110 for the period of Fiscal Year 2008 (FY08) through FiscalYear 2012 (FY12) was nearly $14 billion. FY12 reported spending of $767.1 million for services underNAICS 517110. The chart below illustrates the reported** spending by year for FY08 through FY12. Source: epipelines Contract History Plus*WHO ISSUES THE CONTRACTS?The Department of the Army was the largest procurer for these services for the last five fiscal years(FY08 through FY12), with more than $4.4 billion in contract spending, comprising 32.1% of themarket share for NAICS 517110. The Air Force took the second spot, with $3.4 billion in reportedspending for this period. The Defense Information Systems Agency and the Navy took third and fourthplaces, respectively, making up a combined market share of 17.5% for all spending in NAICS 517110.NASA and Customs and Border Protection spent $453 million and $417 million respectively duringthis time period with the rest of the top ten reporting spending just over $1.1 billion for NAICS 517110. Source: epipelines Contract History Plus*WHO WINS THE CONTRACTS?According to the Central Contractor Registry (CCR), there are 4,735 companies registered underNAICS 517110 (source: active registrants, www.ccr.gov as of 11/28/2011). Of this number, 3,281qualify as small businesses, which includes the following breakout by socioeconomic categories (some
companies may qualify under more than one category): 341 SBA Certified 8(a) contractors; 90 SBA Certified HUBZone contractors; and 499 Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB).NOTE, the CCR website states, "As of the July 30, 2008 release (4.08.2), CCR-registered vendors mayelect not to display their registration in the CCR/FedReg Public Search." This could mean that there aremore active contractors registered with the CCR than the resulting totals above represent.The two charts below identify the top 10 Companies, by market share, for the period of FY08 throughFY12. The first chart represents the top 10 companies that were awarded their contracts under ANYtype of competition, whether it was full and open, small business set-aside, sole-sourced, etc. This listprimarily consists of large businesses. The second chart, however, lists the top 10 companies that wontheir contracts under RESTRICTED competition. Specifically, epipeline limited this to those contractsawarded under the acquisition strategies listed below. The contract dollars represented on this secondchart may not include all contract dollars for the individual contractor. 8(a) Competed 8(a) Small Disadvantaged (SDB) set-aside 8(a) sole-source SDB set-aside SDB, 8(a) with HUBZone Combination HUBZone and 8(a) HUBZone set-aside HUBZone sole-source Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) set-aside SDVOSB sole-source Emerging Small Business set-aside Very Small Business set-aside Reserved for Small Businesses ($2501 to $100,000) Total Small Business set-asideGeneral Dynamics Information Technology Inc achieved the top spot on the unrestricted competitionlist, with over $1.1 billion in contract dollars for FY08 to FY12 and more than 8.1% of market share.World Wide Technology Inc landed over $849 million in contract dollars with Litton Systems Incearning roughly $787 million. SAIC and Telos Corporation round out the top five with $747 and $634million, respectively. Three additional firms, SI International, Netco Government Services Inc, ATT,each topped $500 million in contracting dollars for this same time period.PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, somecompanies may have more than one ranking, which may not be reflected in the chart below.
Source: epipelines Contract History Plus*The combined contract spending for contracts awarded under "restricted competition," as outlinedabove, totaled over $2 billion for FY08 through FY12. SI International takes the top spot, with reportedspending of over $569 million for this period, or almost 28% of market share. Chenega TechnologyServices Corp also secured more than $253 million in contracting dollars for this time period. Threeother firms in the top ten, STG Inc, Abacus Technology Corporation, and Indyne Inc, also exceeded$100 million in reported spending for NAICS 517110.It should be noted that SI International, and Chenega Technology Services Corp are both found in boththe top ten contractors using unrestricted competition as well as restricted competition with almost $1billion in combined contract dollars for FY08 through FY12.PLEASE NOTE: as this is a listing by Company name, rather than PARENT company, somecompanies may have more than one ranking, which may not reflected in the chart below. Source: epipelines Contract History Plus*HOW ARE THESE CONTRACTS PROCURED?80.4% of contract spending reported for the FY08 through FY12 timeframe under NAICS 517110 usedfull and open (unrestricted aka "N/A") competition. This equated to over $11 billion. Contracts that didnot indicate their acquisition strategy (which means they could represent any acquisition strategy)reported contract spending of more than $333 million. Contracts that were small business set-asidereported spending of over $1.6 billion. The combined value of contracts representing all otheracquisition strategies was more than $757 million, or about 17% of the market.
Source: epipelines Contract History Plus*WHERE ARE THESE CONTRACTS PERFORMED?These contracts are being performed across the United States with a reported spending for the FY08through FY12 period of $12.7 billion.The highest total of reported contract spending is reported for Virginia, with $5.3 billion. Massachusetts($901 million) and Colorado ($866 million) took the second and third spots. Together, the top fivestates represent almost 60% of market under NAICS 517110. Besides those in the top ten, an additional9 states (Arizona, Florida, Texas, South Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, &Ohio) reported at least $100 million for NAICS 517110 during this time period. Source: epipelines Contract History Plus*