Manchester, Connecticut City-wide Wireless Network Request For Information (RFI) The Town of Manchester is investigating the application of national standards-based city- wide wireless networks to improve the cost-effective delivery of Manchester municipal services and support the educational mission of the Manchester's Board of education.

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Dec 12, 2013 (3 years and 7 months ago)

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Manchester, Connecticut

City
-
wide Wireless Network

Request For Information (RFI)


The Town of Manchester is investigating the application of national standards
-
based city
-
wide wireless networks to improve the cost
-
effective delivery of Manchester municipal

services and support the educational mission of the Manchester's Board of education.


Four years ago the Town of Manchester posted to its Web site a research white paper on
the possibilities for WiMAX networks in the city.
This white paper is
posted to

http://www.townofmanchester.org/InfoSystems/Documents/WiMAXAnalysis.doc


The Town of Manchester has started to recognize that the availability of wireless data
network
ing may come to play as significant an economic role for business and residents as
the cellular phone network does today
. We also
understand there is the possibility of
converged data and voice networking taking over this economic impact role over time.

With this in mind the Town invites all interested parties in the market involved with or with
plans for standards
-
based (IEEE802.16e WiMAX or
UMTS
LTE) wireless city networking to
provide information on their offerings.


Interested parties may forward info
rmation on your offerings to Jack McCoy, Chief
Information Officer at
jmccoy@ci.manchester.ct.us

until June 30, 2008.