FY2018 E-Rate Q&A

470 Number: 180011898 Questions:

Q1: Can a company build out dark fiber that is leased, but East Allen County Schools is responsible for the devices to light the fiber?

A: Yes, please provide a bid.


Q2: How many stands would be needed on Q1?

A: We would light 6 strands to each site in the first year.


Q3: What terms are you looking at on leased lite or dark fiber?

A: We have requested 60 months, but will also look at other options that are presented.

Q4: Is there conduit going into the new building for New Haven Intermediate?

A:  Yes, please see the blueprint.

Q5: Is there conduit going into New Haven High School?

A: Yes, please see the New Haven High Fiber Locations.

Q6: Is individual Fiber cabling is required for each site or if we could “daisy chain” a 96-strand Fiber cable from 800 Homestead -> 1000 -> 1300 -> 1322?

A: You can fusion splice "daisy chain" between them, just as long as we are not using patch cables at each location to extend to the next location. There are also links to where the entry points are at


470 Number: 180012683 Questions:

Q1: What is the preferred term of this contract?

A: 1 year


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