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The intent of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to obtain fixed price proposals from firms who provide private Leased Dark Fiber Wide Area Network Services (the “Solution”) for the County of Loudoun, Virginia (County) for six (6) western County facilities (herein referred to as the “Target Sites”) as identified below in support of the Emergency Broadband Implementation Plan (Appendix 1).
1.Bluemont Community Center
2.Bluemont Public Safety Radio Tower
3.Philomont Community Center
4.Philomont Fire and Rescue Station
5.Loudoun Heights Fire and Rescue Station
6.Loudoun Heights Public Safety Radio Tower
It is the County’s intent to award a long-term contract. The initial term shall co-term with County’s current Dark Fiber Lease Agreement contract with Lumos Networks Inc. (Lumos) through March 31, 2029, with the option to renew for one (1), ten (10) year period as further described in Section 3.0 Background.
Although the primary intent of this RFP is the provide Leased Dark Fiber to the Target Sites, the Emergency Broadband Implementation Plan promotes the ongoing efforts to expand the access to broadband throughout rural Loudoun. The Target Sites are in or near the unserved and underserved broadband areas. It also the intent of this RFP to seek firms in facilitating fiber...