Eastgate is issuing this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for strategic broadband network engineering and deployment to improve broadband access for education, job creation, healthcare, and more in Springfield Township located in Mahoning County. It is Eastgate’s intent through this RFP for a third-party provider to expand Broadband Infrastructure, as hereinafter defined, to benefit Springfield Township’s residents, businesses, community institutions, government, and overall economic development, and catalyze local innovation. Eastgate further desires to create an environment that serves Springfield Township’s citizens’ current and future technology needs, and establishes a platform that supports and facilitates existing, as well as new ISP, telecom carrier, and data center services expansion into Springfield and throughout Mahoning County.

Beginning Friday May 3rd, Proposals will be accepted electronically and in PDF format via email to Mark Ragozine, Economic Development Program Manager at Mragozine@eastgatecog.org until May 31st at 2:00 PM. See the RFP for complete instructions.

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