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Solicitation No. 22-500

 Ethernet Transport Services

 Find the full solicitation document with instructions on Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS)

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Solicitation Coordinator:  Diane Vernon, [email protected], 360-791-4302

Competitive Solicitation posting date:  November 8, 2022

Bidder Questions due:  November 16, 2022, 3:30 p.m. PST (this is subject to change)

Bid due date:  December 21, 2022, 3:30 p.m. PST (this is subject to change)


PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The Office of Financial Management (OFM) is conducting this procurement on behalf of the K-20 Education Network Program (K-20) to re-procure existing secondary Ethernet circuits for disparate sites designated by K-20 throughout Washington State.

The purpose of this Request for Quotation (RFQ) is to contract with one or more qualified Ethernet telecommunications vendors to provide Ethernet services between multiple K-20 customer end sites and K-20 node sites for integration onto the K-20 network.  The Attachment B – Bidder Evaluation Pricing Worksheet contains the site addresses. 

ESTIMATED CONTRACT TERM:  Upon Execution  – June 30, 2028 with an option to renew the contract for up to five (5) additional one (1) year terms.


838-33 Communications: Networking, Linking, Fiber Modems, Power Over Ethernet, Wireless

918-95 Telecommunications Consulting

906-84 Telecommunications Systems (Telephone, Radio, etc.) – Architectural

Solicitation documents available: Contract documents, contacts and Bid instructions are available  in WEBS at

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