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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - Salinas Municipal Broadband Network: Services and Operations

Trish Ehlers

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - Salinas Municipal Broadband Network: Services and Operations

The City of Salinas is requesting proposals from qualified companies to operate, provision, maintain and/or provide services on the Salinas Municipal Broadband Network (Salinas Network).  The City is seeking proposals that would take advantage of the City's fiber assets to do the following:

- Providing low cost, reliable consumer broadband service, delivered to residents inside their homes at download and upload speeds sufficient to enable full and unrestricted access to online services.

- Licensing by respondents of surplus (i.e. not needed to support consumer service) dark fiber on the Salinas Network for the purpose of providing dedicated gigabit-class service for large numbers of commercial, industrial, and institutional users.

- Selling such services to the City of Salinas on an anchor customer basis.

- Operation and maintenance of the Salinas Network on a contract basis.

Contact information:
Andrew Myrick, CEcD, EDFP
Senior Economic Development Manager
City of Salinas
Office of the City Manager
200 Lincoln Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901 

Direct: (831) 758-7362
Mobile: (831) 809-8620

More details regarding the RFP may be found in the attached documents.  The deadline for responses to the RFP is April 30, 2021

Attachments

  • FINAL Broadband RFP 2021-03-19.pdf (198.5k)
  • Salinas Broadband RFP Appendix A.pdf (485.2k)