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Q: How many hard copies are required?
A: One is fine.

Q: How many total end users do you have for local and long distance? Do you have a DID/telephone number assigned to each employee or is each employee assigned an extension? Do you require dedicated intenet for the voice services? If so, please provide the Dmarc address. Are you set up for PoE or do you require power supplies for phones? What make and models are your current phones? Please list all phone numbers you would like to port.
A: How many total end users do you have for local and long distance? -Roughly 300 employees. Do you have a DID/telephone number assigned to each employee or is each employee assigned an extension? -Most have extensions. Please provide options. Do you require dedicated Internet for the voice services? -No. Are you set up for PoE or do you require power supplies for phones? -It is OK to provide options. What make and models are your current phones? -The District is considering a Cisco solution, moving away from ShoreTel. Please list all phone numbers you would like to port. -A list will be provided to the winner, please include any costs to port numbers.

Q: You state Wireless or Microwave excluded. Is this a Lit Fiber only request for Internet and WAN connections?
A: Correction to a previous answer: the Lit Fiber is for Fiber options and the Digital Transmission Service and Internet excluded wireless options. The applicant does not want to use microwave services for WAN and Internet.

Q: How many hard copies are required?
A: One is sufficient. We hope that all vendors will respond as quickly as possible.

Q: For Data Transmission Services, a request of up to 100Gbps. Will the district support delivery of this bandwidth in 10Gbps handoffs? Hardware on both the carrier side and customer side is very expensive at 100Gbps handoff.
A: Yes. The goal is to have cost effective growth built into the contract.

Q: Scope of Work. Since the request is for tiered bandwidth options, can we sign the pricing proposal instead of a Service Agreement? We will not know until awarded what the bandwidth will be, and therefore, cannot really produce and sign one.
A: Yes, but please be prepared to send the contract as soon as evaluations are completed. Most likely the Internet award will be for 1GB. We prefer this signed within window and uploaded into EPC - this has to be done before FRNs can be submitted.