E-Rate 2016 Files and Announcements
The Watonga School District is seeking to have a buried Fiber Backbone installed from the new High School (under construction) to the Elementary School. We are seeking to do away with the leased WAN if we are approved to for the New buried Fiber Backbone.
Request for Proposal for Fiber Backbone Watonga 06I042
Watonga Logical drawing for leased WAN
Proposed Fiber Route for New Fiber Backbone
E-Rate 2016 Questions and Answers
Thank you for taking the time to visit with me today regarding your recent Form 470 posting.
Below are a few of the questions:
Pricing requested for 1 Gbps & 10 Gbps WAN, connection five sites.
(Please provide the hub site/remote site name and address below)
Hub Site -
Remote 1 - Watonga High School – 1200 N Burford, Watonga, Ok. 73772 (This is the point of entry for the Internet service).
Remote 2 – Technology Education building – 1017 N Weigle, Watonga, OK. 73772
Remote 3 – Watonga Middle School Building – 1021 N Weigle, Watonga, OK. 73772
Remote 4 – Watonga Elementary Building – 900 N Leach, Watonga, OK. 73772
Will the District be providing switches at all of the locations listed for the 1 Gbps & 10 Gbps Lit Fiber Service requested?
Yes for the handoff from the WAN.
If District is providing switches:
What is the manufacturer/model of the switches by location?
Watonga High School – Meraki MS320
Watonga Technology – Meraki MS320
Watonga Middle School – Meraki MS320
Watonga Elementary School – Meraki MS420
At each of the above locations, are there 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps ports available? Yes
(Please provide a logical diagram of your current WAN Network if available) Attached
Contract Terms/Bid Due Date
Would the district consider (5, 7, 10 or 15) year terms? State Law Prohibits Contracts longer than one year in length.
When is the pricing due back to the District?
The procurement schedule for this project is as follows:
Note: WISD reserves the right to adjust this schedule as necessary.
Issue E-rate form 470 February 9th, 2016
Issue of RFP February 9th , 2016
Mandatory Site Visit February 19th, 2016 10:00AM at the
Superintendent's office 1021 N. Weigle Ave.
Submit Bid February 9th - March 9th , 2016
Final Bids Due March 9th, 2016 no later than 3pm
Award Bid March 10th , 2016
Sign Contracts March 10th , 2016
Any information you can provide is greatly appreciated.