Maine Connectivity Authority Opportunities

Following is a current list of Request for Proposals or Request for Information documents from the Maine Connectivity Authority. Please click the link to read the details for each request.

Request for Information: Internet Service Providers and Communities in relation to the IIJA NTIA Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program

Due date: August 15, 2022 at 11:59pm ET

Summary: The Maine Connectivity Authority is requesting information from all Middle Mile Service Providers, Internet Service Providers, and Communities in relation to the NTIA’s Enabling Middle Mile Infrastructure Grant program. The MCA believes that this NTIA program presents a great opportunity to fund a portion of the state’s middle mile needs. In addition to direct outreach by the MCA to multiple stakeholders, this RFI provides another avenue to collect information from various stakeholders in Maine about their existing assets, needs, and willingness to partner as the MCA pursues an application to the NTIA’s Enabling Middle Mile Infrastructure Grant program.

Request for Proposal: Broadband Workforce Development Market Analysis

Due date: August 23, 2022 at 11:59pm ET 

Summary: The MCA needs to better understand the needs of the broadband industry partners and the related needs of education and training partners based on the projected scale and pace of broadband deployment.

To this end, the MCA is seeking third-party consulting services to develop a comprehensive analysis of the broadband industry workforce needs and opportunities for the state of Maine.