Government Contract | Georgia
Municipal Broadband Strategic Plan

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000483900

Bid Title: Municipal Broadband Strategic Plan

Agency Bid No. Title: 3997

Received Date: 02/15/2016

Close Date: 03/08/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

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Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 02/23/2016 09:30 AM, Questions Due By 03/01/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The purpose of the study and plan is to evaluate the current state of broadband services available in the City of Savannah, define current and projected broadband services demand, and identify strategies likely to close any gaps identified between projected demand and current services. The City is requesting proposals for the development and completion of a broadband study and strategic plan. These strategies should include opportunities for public-private partnerships and various business models for municipal broadband delivery.The City wants to develop a broadband environment with characteristics that describe a robust and competitive broadband marketplace that offers residents, businesses, and community organizations abundant bandwidth and choices for providers, services, and applications.The City expects the broadband environment to:Provide connectivity for City facilities and lower costs.Support public safety communications and applications.Offer efficiency improvements for City functions. For example, by enabling remote access to traffic control systems, parking and support for smart parking meters, control of lighting, security, water systems for City parks, buildings, and grounds.Enhance economic development, support modernization and expansion of businesses and entrepreneurs, and promote the development of high-tech businesses.Support tourism by providing for public internet access, information, and other services.Increase access and convenience for citizens to engage with City services and communicate with elected officials and City staff.Support connectivity and applications for healthcare, education, and workforce development.Provide residential and business customers better service options with competitive pricing and accelerated bandwidth speeds.The strategic planning process will result in a comprehensive plan to guide the City of Savannah in taking action toward advancing broadband infrastructure and services to meet the needs of the City and its residents, businesses, and institutional organizations.The plan will outline goals and objectives that provide guidance for public policy priorities based on research, extensive input from a variety of stakeholders, consensus on priority goals, and emerging opportunities for action.

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Product Codes: 91871, 91890, 91828

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Savannah

State: Georgia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Dominique Mitchell

Phone: 912-651-6424




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