RFP: Strategic Wireless Infrastructure Management and Deployment
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 the Target Townships of Mahoning County (collectively the “ConnectMahoning Project”). It is Eastgate’s intent through this RFP for a third-party provider to expand Broadband Infrastructure, as hereinafter defined, to benefit the Target Townships’ residents, businesses, community institutions, government, and overall economic development, and catalyze local innovation. Eastgate further desires to create an environment that serves Mahoning County citizens’ current and future technology needs, and establishes a platform that supports and facilitates existing and new ISP, telecom carrier, and data center services expansion into Mahoning County.
It is Eastgate’s preference that any response includes fixed wireless solutions to ensure the Target Townships residents, businesses, and community institutions are provided with competitive, affordable, immediate, and long-term connectivity options.
Eastgate will contribute funds not to exceed $1.5 million for the ConnectMahoning Project. This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by funds awarded to the Board of Mahoning County Commissioners under Assistance Listing No. 21.027 by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
For more information and to read the full RFP, click here.
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