The ESRB Committee is soliciting proposals for the design and implementation of the hardware and electronics necessary to provide a robust and reliable broadband solution for the region as well as the ongoing management and maintenance of the entire network. The long-term goal of the project is to enable access to Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) services for every household in the region.

Vendors should submit any questions, noted errors, discrepancies, ambiguities, exceptions, or deficiencies they have concerning this RFP by emailing such requests, with “ESRB RFP Inquiry” in the subject line, to RFP Administrator, Mission Broadband at rfp@missionbroadband.com.

Mission Broadband is an independent telecommunications consulting firm retained by the ESRB Committee to manage the RFP process for the regional broadband project. Mission Broadband will collaborate with the ESRB participating vendors throughout the RFP process and will provide consultative support, as necessary.

Proposal Submission Requirements
An electronic copy shall be emailed to the RFP Administrator, Mission Broadband at rfp@missionbroadband.com and received by 4:00 PM Eastern time on the Proposal Due Date noted in the Timetable below. Vendors intending to submit a response must register by submitting an email with said intention to the following address: rfp@missionbroadband.com with the following subject line: “ESRB Broadband RFP Registration” prior to submission of  a proposal.

Request for Proposal IssuedNovember 10th, 2022
Public advertisement in Bridgton News and Conway Daily SunNovember 10th, 2022
Questions due from RespondentsNovember 18th, 2022
Responses to questions posted at esrbroadband.org/rfpDecember 1st, 2022
Proposals due from Respondents by 4PM ESTDecember 19, 2022
Award DateTBD ~ January 2022
Anticipated start of workTBD

Pricing Matrix to be used for Submittal

Mapping files will only be sent to vendors who submit an Intent to Bid

Archive of First RFP material seeking RFP management – NOT PART OF THE RFP ISSUED 11/10/22