Government Contract | Iowa
Iowa Telecommunications Relay Service and Captioned Telephone Relay Service

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000560080

Bid Title: Iowa Telecommunications Relay Service and Captioned Telephone Relay Service

Agency Bid No. Title: RFP-2016-0001

Received Date: 05/03/2016

Close Date: 06/30/2016

Purchase Type: Term: 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019

Delivery Point: Various Locations, Iowa

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/12/2016


Specifications include, but are not limited to:. The vendor shall furnish all necessary facilities, equipment, and software to operate the ITRS and the CTRS in a manner sufficient to meet or exceed all applicable FCC and Board standards. With regard to TTY-based relay service only, telecommunications equipment, including station terminals, must be capable of receiving and transmitting in both Baudot and ASCII format. The vendor must also provide the service feature known asTurbo Code or a functional equivalent, to users with the capability of using that feature.. The vendor shall design the ITRS and CTRS to provide users with network access that is functionally equivalent to that available to persons without communication impairments. The successful vendor shall design the ITRS and CTRS to handle call procedures and traffic consistent with the essentials outlined in this section during the life of the contract. The successful vendor shall provide statewide service 24 hours a day, every day of the year, in accordance with system requirements and performance standards identified in the RFP, contract, and applicable state and federal law. In each proposal, the vendor shall demonstrate how its system will satisfy these design elements.

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Product Code: 91585

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Iowa - Utilites Board

State: Iowa

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Iowa Utilities Board, 1375 E. Court Avenue, Room 69, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319




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