Government Contract | Virginia
Wireless Broadband Network

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000581979

Bid Title: Wireless Broadband Network

Agency Bid No. Title: RFP 2016-02

Received Date: 05/25/2016

Close Date: 06/22/2016

Purchase Type: 5 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The County of Powhatan, Virginia (the County) is seeking proposals from qualified companies, (the Vendor), to design, implement, maintain and operate a fee-for-service wireless broadband network (the Network). Currently, only 51% of households in Powhatan County have access to fixed broadband offering speeds above 3Megabit per second (Mbps). The national definition of broadband is 25Mbps download and 3Mbps upload. The County wishes to expand broadband services to under-served areas. This Request for Proposals (RFP) describes, at a high level, the requirements for services related to the desired Network. The County is willing to participate in this project as a partner. The proposed division of responsibilities in the partnership, while suggested in this RFP is negotiable. 1.2. Scope of ServiceThe County desires a Network to provide quality internet service to its citizens and businesses. The County wishes to leverage its assets (towers, land and rooftops) for a Network. The Vendor is to provide, but is not limited to, the following: Design, implement, operate and maintain a Network with reliable wireless broadband access Operate as a Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) Research and prepare all necessary Federal Communications Commission (FCC) related forms and submittals required to provide services Procure any permits and license applications required for the distribution of Internet content or FCC licensing

Product Code: 91551

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Powhatan

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 3864 Old Buckingham Road, Suite B, Powhatan, Virginia, 23139



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