RFI

Request for Interest: St. Louis Gigabit Fiber

Extended Proposal Deadline: July 15, 2016 (closed)

Thank you for your interest in the St. Louis Gigabit Fiber RFI.  The deadline for submission has now passed.

Summary:

Downtown STL, Inc., City of St. Louis, St. Louis Development Corporation, and St. Louis Economic Development Partnership (“Issuers”) announce the release of broadband fiber RFI.  This RFI is part of an effort to make St. Louis a Gigabit community.  The RFI aims to gather ideas and interest from service providers for developing, upgrading, and expanding gigabit broadband infrastructure and improving access to an affordable high-speed Internet with speeds more than 1,000 Mbps for residents and businesses across St. Louis City and County. St. Louis region is one of the top destination for innovators and entrepreneurs and is frequently recognized as one of the top startup cities in the United States.   One of the key infrastructure ingredients for sustaining and accelerating growth of this innovation ecosystem is availability of modern fiber-optic network and access to an affordable and ultra-fast broadband internet for businesses and residents.

This RFI is intended to outline the market opportunity and invite interested parties to submit their ideas for delivering this service in St. Louis.  This process is one of many steps that the issuers are taking to help develop a digital network infrastructure that addresses the current and future connectivity needs of businesses and residents in St. Louis.

Download a copy of the RFI here

Download the RFI Gigabit Fiber RFI Addendum 1 – Questions and Clarifications

Download RFI Addendum 2

 

Updated: July 19, 2016.