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E-Rate Information

July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

 

New Boston ISD has filed a Form(s) 470 Requesting Category 1 and Category 2 Services for the E-Rate filing year 2021 (July 1,2021 – June 30, 2022). You may find complete filing information on the E-Rate Schools and Library website at https://www.usac.org/e-rate/ . Please refer to the Request for Proposal (RFP) listed below for details. Vendors not previously approved by the New Boston ISD Business Office will be required to submit a completed Vendor Application Packet (see link below) with any submitted proposal response to the RFP(s). All vendor questions submitted will be posted with responses below.

 

E-Rate Filing Summary:

CATEGORY 1

Internet Access – Provide Internet Access for the district with service to begin 07/01/2021. Existing circuit contracts expire 6/30/2021. Circuit will connect to the school network at the Central Administration Office at 201 Rice Street, New Boston, TX, 75570. Include any initial build-out, installation, configuration and miscellaneous charges associated with requested services. Please indicate if VOIP telephony can be layered with Internet Access on the same circuit. Vendor must cost allocate ineligible services.

Maintenance & Operation – Utility Location Services for Self-Provisioned Fiber: District seeks vendor to provide 24/7/365 response to Utility Location Requests such as 811 calls. Vendor will provide damage prevention services, locate and outline-mark the location of district self-provisioned fiber upon requests. District anticipates 20 Emergency Locate Requests and 110 Normal Locate Requests per year.

CATEGORY 2

1. CAT 6 Network Cable Drops:
Install 144 CAT6 Ethernet Network Drops at the Elementary Campus
2. APC Smart UPS SMT2200RM2UC:
Purchase 6 Rack-Mount Battery Back Up Units or equivalent for network switches throughout the district.
3. APC Black Rackmount Performance SurgeArrest 9 NET9RMBLK
Purchase 6 Rack-Mount Surge Protection Units or equivalent for network switches throughout the district.
4. Network Switch:
Purchase 6 Cisco Catalyst C9200L-48P-4G-E 48-Port Gigabit PoE+ Ethernet Switch 10/100/1000 or equivalent.
5. Digital Network Architecture Essentials License:
Purchase 6 3-YR Licenses as required for a Cisco Catalyst C9200L-48P-4G-E 48-Port Gigabit PoE+ Ethernet Switch 10/100/1000 or equivalent.

 

Form 470 Certified:

Form 470 #210009611 (click here to view)

Request For Proposal: 

NBISD E-Rate 2021 RFP 

 

Vendor Application Packet:

Vendor Application Packet (click here to download)

 

Submitted Questions and Answers:

No questions have been submitted