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The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Consulting Services (No. 2010-MBI-01). The goal is to pre-qualify firms to provide consulting services to support the goals, activities, and work products of the MBI.

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The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Consulting Services (No. 2010-MBI-01). The goal is to pre-qualify firms to provide consulting services to support the goals, activities, and work products of the MBI.

Companies may respond to one or more of the following categories as defined in the RFP:

  • Broadband industry expertise
  • Information, research, and financial analysis
  • Procurement development
  • Project management
  • Community outreach and event planning, and
  • Geographic Information Systems

Consultancy firms have a very short window of opportunity in which to send in their questions and other inquiries, by October 2. The institute will respond to all the enquiries by October 6. The procedure will be completed by end of November. More information can be obtained at: http://www.masstech.org/AgencyOverview/rfps/mbi0909/mbi0909.html

To fulfill its mission, the MBI will be undertaking activities to: assess broadband penetration and access in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as to engage with stakeholders and broadband service providers, issue solicitations, develop broadband partnerships, apply for federal stimulus funds, make investments, and to monitor compliance and assess the impact of MBI’s investments.

Drew Clark is the Editor and Publisher of BroadbandBreakfast.com and a nationally-respected telecommunications attorney at The CommLaw Group. He has closely tracked the trends in and mechanics of digital infrastructure for 20 years, and has helped fiber-based and fixed wireless providers navigate coverage, identify markets, broker infrastructure, and operate in the public right of way. The articles and posts on Broadband Breakfast and affiliated social media, including the BroadbandCensus Twitter feed, are not legal advice or legal services, do not constitute the creation of an attorney-client privilege, and represent the views of their respective authors.

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The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Consulting Services (No. 2010-MBI-01). The goal is to pre-qualify firms to provide consulting services to support the goals, activities, and work products of the MBI.

Companies may respond to one or more of the following categories as defined in the RFP:

  • Broadband industry expertise
  • Information, research, and financial analysis
  • Procurement development
  • Project management
  • Community outreach and event planning, and
  • Geographic Information Systems

Consultancy firms have a very short window of opportunity in which to send in their questions and other inquiries, by October 2. The institute will respond to all the enquiries by October 6. The procedure will be completed by end of November. More information can be obtained at: http://www.masstech.org/AgencyOverview/rfps/mbi0909/mbi0909.html

To fulfill its mission, the MBI will be undertaking activities to: assess broadband penetration and access in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as to engage with stakeholders and broadband service providers, issue solicitations, develop broadband partnerships, apply for federal stimulus funds, make investments, and to monitor compliance and assess the impact of MBI’s investments.

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The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Consulting Services (No. 2010-MBI-01). The goal is to pre-qualify firms to provide consulting services to support the goals, activities, and work products of the MBI.

Companies may respond to one or more of the following categories as defined in the RFP:

  • Broadband industry expertise
  • Information, research, and financial analysis
  • Procurement development
  • Project management
  • Community outreach and event planning, and
  • Geographic Information Systems

Consultancy firms have a very short window of opportunity in which to send in their questions and other inquiries, by October 2. The institute will respond to all the enquiries by October 6. The procedure will be completed by end of November. More information can be obtained at: http://www.masstech.org/AgencyOverview/rfps/mbi0909/mbi0909.html

To fulfill its mission, the MBI will be undertaking activities to: assess broadband penetration and access in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as to engage with stakeholders and broadband service providers, issue solicitations, develop broadband partnerships, apply for federal stimulus funds, make investments, and to monitor compliance and assess the impact of MBI’s investments.

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The Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for General Consulting Services (No. 2010-MBI-01). The goal is to pre-qualify firms to provide consulting services to support the goals, activities, and work products of the MBI.

Companies may respond to one or more of the following categories as defined in the RFP:

  • Broadband industry expertise
  • Information, research, and financial analysis
  • Procurement development
  • Project management
  • Community outreach and event planning, and
  • Geographic Information Systems

Consultancy firms have a very short window of opportunity in which to send in their questions and other inquiries, by October 2. The institute will respond to all the enquiries by October 6. The procedure will be completed by end of November. More information can be obtained at: http://www.masstech.org/AgencyOverview/rfps/mbi0909/mbi0909.html

To fulfill its mission, the MBI will be undertaking activities to: assess broadband penetration and access in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as to engage with stakeholders and broadband service providers, issue solicitations, develop broadband partnerships, apply for federal stimulus funds, make investments, and to monitor compliance and assess the impact of MBI’s investments.

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