Proposal E-Rate Cat1 and Cat2

Yaak Elementary Public Schools is requesting proposals for leased lit fiber for delivery of Internet Access to the district. The current Internet Access is provided via Microwave Radio Transmitter but enhanced fiber services are now required to support rapidly growing bandwidth needs and to meet the State Education Technology Directors Association standard recognized in the FCC Second E-rate Modernization order as the benchmark standard for bandwidth for school districts.

TIMELINE

    • November 6th: Release of Request For Proposal to vendors
    • January 15th: Site walk-through of hub location from 2-5pm (non-Mandatory). Meet at Yaak Elementary School at 29893 Yaak River Road, Troy, MT 59935. Notify District in advance if you will need to survey any non-hub school buildings, otherwise survey will include hub facility only.
    • January 21st: Questions must be submitted on or before this date to tlark@swmss.coop
    • February 1st: RFP responses are due by 12pm.

2019 Yaak Fiber RFP