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Internet & Cable TV - Housing


Location
Arkansas
Publication Date
02/28/2020 02:30 PM EST
Closing Date
03/25/2020 04:00 PM EDT
Issuing Organization
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
Solicitation Number
Description

Specifications include, but are not limited to: a. Install, setup, maintain and manage wired Internet services in all designated areas, 100% turnkey. The proposed Wi-Fi system should provide a high quality user experience for students who use multiple wireless devices. The Wi-Fi system Access Points (APs) should include both 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz frequencies, along with supporting modern IEEE 802.11 standards b. Internet speeds should be at least 50 Mbps per device and 1 Gbps per wired jack (preferably higher) and increase as technology evolves and becomes available. i. Provide wired Internet connectivity to each resident in their bedroom in the Lion’s Den and Building 3 of Sebastian Commons. ii. Sufficient capacity and speeds allowing for leisure, research, and gaming is expected. iii. All equipment must be new. iv. The solution may not include satellite dishes or other non-aesthetically pleasing items affixed to the interior or exterior of the facilities c. Install, setup, maintain and manage Wi-Fi (wireless) coverage in each building, wall-to-wall pervasive wireless coverage in all residence halls, courtyards, and apartments. Internet speeds should be at least 50 Mbps per device and 1 Gbps per wireless access point, and increase as technology evolves and becomes available. i. Provide 100% wireless connectivity in all areas of each existing building, as buildings are built and/or renovated, as well as added to buildings not on the current renovation schedule ii. Wi-Fi needs to support Wi-Fi calling iii. Sufficient capacity and speeds allowing for leisure, research and gaming is expected. d. User login and authentication should be seamlessly maintained between wired and wireless connections. Students should be able to move freely between wired and wireless connections while their service levels and security settings follow them. e. There shall be a single provider of 24/7 monitoring of the network to ensure network health, perform preventative maintenance as required to ensure network reliability, and provide guaranteed SLA (Service-level agreement) per device throughout the contract term, including refreshes.

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