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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002077855

Bid Title: Internet & Cable TV - Housing

Agency Bid No. Title: AX-20-009

Received Date: 03/02/2020

Close Date: 03/25/2020

Purchase Type: Term: 08/01/2020 - 06/30/2021

Delivery Point: University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, Arkansas

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Site-Walk Optional 03/09/2020, Questions Due By 03/13/2020


Specifications include, but are not limited to: a. Install, setup, maintain and manage wired Internet services in all designated areas, 100% turnkey. The proposed Wi-Fi system should provide a high quality user experience for studentswho use multiple wireless devices. The Wi-Fi system Access Points (APs) should include both2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz frequencies, along with supporting modern IEEE 802.11 standardsb. Internet speeds should be at least 50 Mbps per device and 1 Gbps per wired jack (preferablyhigher) and increase as technology evolves and becomes available.i. Provide wired Internet connectivity to each resident in their bedroom in the Lions Denand Building 3 of Sebastian Commons.ii. Sufficient capacity and speeds allowing for leisure, research, and gaming is expected.iii. All equipment must be new.iv. The solution may not include satellite dishes or other non-aesthetically pleasing itemsaffixed to the interior or exterior of the facilitiesc. Install, setup, maintain and manage Wi-Fi (wireless) coverage in each building, wall-to-wallpervasive wireless coverage in all residence halls, courtyards, and apartments. Internetspeeds should be at least 50 Mbps per device and 1 Gbps per wireless access point, andincrease as technology evolves and becomes available.i. Provide 100% wireless connectivity in all areas of each existing building, as buildings arebuilt and/or renovated, as well as added to buildings not on the current renovationscheduleii. Wi-Fi needs to support Wi-Fi callingiii. Sufficient capacity and speeds allowing for leisure, research and gaming is expected.d. User login and authentication should be seamlessly maintained between wired and wirelessconnections. Students should be able to move freely between wired and wireless connectionswhile their service levels and security settings follow them.e. There shall be a single provider of 24/7 monitoring of the network to ensure network health,perform preventative maintenance as required to ensure network reliability, and provide guaranteed SLA (Service-level agreement) per device throughout the contract term, includingrefreshes.

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Product Codes: 92003, 91551

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

State: Arkansas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Rhonda Caton Procurement Office, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 72904

Phone: 479-788-7073




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