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The Government Procurement Service is setting up a pan-government framework for Public Services Network (PSN) and associated communications equipment and services. An advertisement in the Official Journal of the European Union says the framework is valued at between £500m and £2bn. It will be divided into 10 lots covering …

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Devil

I have letters, and I have numbers too

Am I the only one that immediately thought PSN = Play Station Network?

I was wondering if the whole of the government had decided to go the Sony route for their gaming experience...

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Bah

I thought it was gonna be some kind of ultra fast fiber optic broadband roll out prior to them releasing MW3 in order to have super online gaming fun time.

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"network of networks" ...

Is that like "system of systems"? ie a term coined to say "it's complicated, but I've got a handle on it (trust me)"?

Whatever, I thought the age of £0.5G+ procurements was over - where does the money come from?

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Network of networks, where have I heard that term before?

Wasn't there some new interweb fangled thingy?

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PSN

I'm glad I wasn't the only one who immediately thought "Oooh, free Playstation Network for the masses".

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Meh

"Network of netowrks"

Hmm.

A sort of "Internetwork" as it were.

But developed in a more "Big bang," top down centrally planned way.

What could *possibly* go wrong with that plan?

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PSN

Probably about as secure as its Sony namesake.

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Stop

PSN = Play Station Network, FFS

Plain text only, no HTML.

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@JustaKOS

Where does the money come from? From you and me, of course!

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