Government network policy changes

These policy changes provide high level guidance on how government networks will be managed.



These policies will create a simpler, clearer mechanism for managing network services in government and will create the freedom to meet current and future demands. They are intended to aid network service providers’ and customers’ future planning, but do not have a specific timeframe for implementation.

Published 17 July 2015
Last updated 13 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. In this version of the guidance, GDS has provided more detail on network routing policy so that government organisations can choose more appropriate network products.
  2. First published.