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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Northeastern Illinois University
Bid #R64782

Invitation for Bid: Internet Carrier Services

Award Info
Published Thursday November 30, 2006
Awarded to:
Vendor:  SBC Global Services, dba A T & T, Hoffman Estates, IL
Amount:  $288,075
Terms:   1/1/07 through 12/31/11
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday August 3, 2005
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Friday August 19, 2005:
Purchasing Department
Building C, 4th Floor
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4699

for internet carrier services. NEIU requires 100Mbps Ethernet Private Line Service, which is defined as a two-point digital channel that provides two-way transmission of Ethernet frames at speeds of 100Mbps. The service will support a sustained payload rate of 85Mbps with 512-byte frames. The physical interface will be IEEE 802.3 compliant 100BASE-TX. This service will be provided between the Main Campus (5500 N. St. Louis Ave, Chicago) and the State of Illinois Building in downtown Chicago.

The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

(Submitted by David Jonaitis, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Tom Hutchings
Phone: (773) 442-5302
FAX: (773) 442-5314

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