Request for Information: LAST MILE BROADBAND SERVICE

See attached "RFI: Charlemont Broadband Service​". 

The Town of Charlemont, Massachusetts is issuing this RFI for services to provide last mile broadband service for approximately 680 residences and businesses that currently have limited or no access to broadband internet service. The town is seeking responses from companies that have experience in designing, building, owning, operating, managing and/or maintaining communications networks. The town desires to have a communications network in Charlemont that meets or exceeds the current Federal Communications broadband benchmark of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload speeds. The town desires to have a network that is capable of providing broadband internet access to at least 96% of town residences. 

Schedule:

• January 27, 2017: Release of Request for Information

• February 10, 2017: Deadline for questions, submitted by e-mail to broadband-rfi@charlemont-ma.us

• February 17, 2017: Answers to respondents’ questions will be posted

• March 3, 2017: Complete responses to RFI due by 3:00 p.m.

Question Responses:

RFI questions and responses, posted February 17, 2017.