Northern Illinois University
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Lamont Television Systems
An estimated $101,623.76
Terms: One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, June 25, 2001
The University awarded a contract for satellite television programming services to Lamont Television Systems, for
an estimated $101,623.76
This award is for satellite television progamming for the NIU dorms and HSC Guest Rooms for the period from July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. The service involves satellite television programming, and an on-line channel listing service which features four hours of scheduling information on each of the cable services available over the Northern Illinois University network. The listing service may also include updates on University-produced programming. The grid may be a custom NIU line-up if the University so chooses, or a generic line-up with all services available. The grid is website hosted and is upgraded daily with the user able to select any time of day within about 1 week's worth of time.
Available offering of satellite television programming is to include: BET, ESPN2, ESPN, SCI-FI, CNN, CHN, USA, TNT, TBS, CARTOON, WEATHER, MTV, VH-1, MTV2, NICK, LIFETIME, COMEDY, CMT, TNN, LEARNING, ANIMAL PLANET, DISCOVERY, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, WB, UNIVISION, SCOLA, and FOX SPORT CHICAGO.
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