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Cellular Telephone Service and Equipment

Project Scope: This evaluation will examine the total cost of wireless devices (e.g., cell phones, tablets, hotspots) and related service costs throughout state government. The project will seek to identify cost savings to the State through termination of devices with no or little usage and improved policies at state agencies and oversight of spending. In addition, the project will examine whether savings to the State could be realized through an improved procurement process.

Project Mandate: 2019–20 Work Plan

Agency or Agencies Under Review: Various Agencies

Project Lead: Jeff Grimes

Status Report for Week Ending July 10, 2020:

  • Identifying key research quesions
  • Conducting background research
  • Creating project schedule
  • Drafting evaluation plan
  • Scheduling entrance conference
  • Writing up background research
Program Evaluation Division, North Carolina General Assembly
Legislative Office Building, Suite 100
300 North Salisbury Street , Raleigh, NC 27603-5925
919-301-1404