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Secondary Transport Ethernet Services

CTS Ethernet Vendor contracts have been put in place to assist Washington State Government, Municipal, Local, Tribal and Non-Profit entities in the procurement of networking services. These services include, but are not limited to; local access connectivity, wide-area network connectivity and data transport services. CTS is committed to working with our contracted vendors to provide these services to customers at the lowest cost possible.

CTS is committed to the pursuit of continual re-evaluation, adjustment and expansion of the contracts we manage to ensure our customers are able to meet their business needs, while at the same time, ensuring customers receive the best service and support. Authorized purchasers may use these contracts to make procurements that are in the best interest of their agency or organization.

The following contracts are available only for stated Authorized Purchaser’s use. Purchasers authorized to use the Contract(s) resulting from the RFP are explicitly identified in the Appendix D of each Contract. Authorized purchasers include:

  • Washington State Consolidated Technology Services
  • K20 Network Connected Institutions
  • Washington State Public Baccalaureate Institutions
  • Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
  • Washington State Public School Districts
  • Washington State Educational Services Districts (ESD)
  • Washington State Public Library Systems
  • Washington State Cities and Counties
  • Washington State Port Districts

These contracts may be used in the Federal Communication Commission’s E-rate Discount program established pursuant to the Telecommunications Act of 1996, in accordance with the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service Administration Corporation (USAC) requirements.

If you are not on the approved purchaser list above and would like to purchase Secondary Transport Ethernet Services, contact the CTS Service Desk at 360-753-2454 (Toll free: 1-888-241-7597).

Contract List:

Vendor Contract Expiration
Capacity Provisioning T11-PCH-525 06/30/2015
Comcast T11-PCH-527 06/30/2015
360 Networks (Zayo) T11-PCH-528 06/30/2015
CenturyLink T11-PCH-529 06/30/2015
Charter Business T11-PCH-530 06/30/2015
Frontier Communications T12-PCH-738 06/30/2015
Integra Telecom T12-PCH-739 06/30/2015
NoaNet* T12-PCH-740 06/30/2015
Noel Communications T12-PCH-741 06/30/2015
StarTouch T12-PCH-742 06/30/2015

*The approved purchasers for NoaNet are limited to Washington State Cities, Counties and Port Districts.