Request for Proposals for State Digital Equity Act and BEAD Consulting Services

RFP No.2023-MBI-05

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (“MassTech”) on behalf of the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (“MBI”) is issuing this Request for Proposals for Statewide Broadband Planning Services (the “RFP”) (Solicitation No. 2023-MBI-05) to solicit responses from qualified consultants (“Respondents”) with experience in broadband/digital equity planning, community/stakeholder engagement and outreach, project management, facilitation, workforce/economic development, and broadband infrastructure deployment.

Scope of Services

MassTech seeks a range of planning services and technical assistance to support the successful completion of the Statewide Digital Equity Plan, Broadband Equity Access and Deployment Program (“BEAD”) Five Year Action Plan and related Community Engagement Services that MBI will undertake to inform the development of both plans – outlined in detail in the following Category of Service Section. Consultants will be responsible for providing comprehensive project management for all planning activities.

Full details available on the solicitation website, linked here: