RFP Erate 2020-2021

RFP for Internet and WAN Services


Grove Public Schools I-2 (Grove, OK) is seeking bids for E-Rate eligible services for Dedicated Internet access and WAN connectivity.

Currently the district has 1.5 Gbps dedicated internet access (lit fiber with internet access). A LOC CORE data center, Z LOC Grove Middle School. Bid range 1.5 Gbps to 3 Gbps, 1.5 preferred.

10 Gbps WAN (leased lit fiber with transport). A LOC Grove Middle School, Z LOC Grove Admin, Grove Lower Elementary, and Grove High School. Bid range 10 Gbps to 15 Gbps 10 preferred.

Contract can be up to a 5-year renewable. Subject to approval of the local Board of Education and available funding. Eligible providers must hold a CCN and be listed as such on the webpage www.occeweb.com. All technologies will be considered. Bids are to contain all cost, including construction (if applicable).

 Bid evaluation will by a matrix with cost being the highest weighted factor. The sample matrix is included below.




Points Possible

Vendor A

Vendor B

Vendor C

Cost of eligible goods and/or services


Cost of ineligible products and/or services


Prior experience with vendor


In-state preference


Compatibility with existing infrastructure


Evaluation Total



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