Municipal corporation in India needs WiMAX AMR system

A municipal corporation in Surat, Gujarat, India is looking for a WiMAX system for automated meter reading (AMR) of water meters. There are about 9000 water meters of different sizes installed at present. In 2013-20414 they want to install 20,000 more meters. The city area is 335 square kilometres and they would like turnkey solution […]

Texas City RFI for municipal wireless network

The city of Texas City (pop. 46,000) has released a Request for Information (RFI) for professional services in connection with the design and deployment of a municipal wireless network. RFI City of Texas City Municipal Wireless Network 2013 The RFI seeks a Consultant to help build a public Wi-Fi network in certain areas in the […]

Chicago extends response deadline for broadband expansion RFI

Chicago has extended the deadline for responding to the RFI for broadband infrastructure expansion. The new deadline is 19 November 2012 (extended from 31 October 2012). It has also released an Addendum to the RFI, which you should download if you wish to respond. As I mentioned before, Chicago has 3 goals: – create an […]

North Carolina fiber broadband group selects commercial marketing partner

MCNC, the private, not-for-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), announced today that it has selected ECC Technologies of Wake Forest, N.C., and Penfield, N.Y., to oversee commercial broadband opportunities included in the second phase of the Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative (GLRBI) awarded through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Broadband Technology […]

Update on Los Angeles Metro RFP for Wi-Fi service

Here’s an update on the RFP issued by the Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles (CRA/LA) for the design and implementation of Wi-Fi service on the Los Angeles Metro Gold Line. According to The Eastsider LA, “[i]n a slow-moving project to bring high-speed Wi-Fi to Gold Line train passengers, the board of the Community Redevelopment Agency […]