Contract: $177,000 - Federal Communications Commission - May. 18, 2009
0% voted satisfied - 100% voted not satisfied - 5 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Contractor was awarded ten (10) DTV Mobile Clinics and two (2) Walk-In Centers. DTV Mobile Clinics/ Walk-In Centers were put in place to educate the public on the transition from Analog to Digital; specifically targeting the groups that would be most impacted by the transition, this included but was not limited to the following: Elderly, Poor, Non-English Speaking, Disabled, Disadvantaged , Tribal Communities and Others. Contractor was able to operate centers in Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina. Contract award was for $14,750.00 per DTV Walk-In Center/ Mobile Clinic.
Project Description: Congressional Districts Served: During the performance of this contract, Koring Group served the public in the following Congressional District(s): 8th Congressional District of Virginia, Congressman James P. Moran; 11th Congressional District of Virginia, Congressman Gerald Connolly; 3rd Congressional District of North Carolina, Congressman Walter B. Jones Note: The above list of Congressional Districts served is not comprehensive. DTV Program, also know as the Transition from Analogo-To-Digital. Contractor was awarded ten (10) DTV Mobile Clinics and two (2) Walk-In Centers. DTV Mobile Clinics/ Walk-In Centers were put in place to educate the public on the transition from Analog to Digital; specifically targeting the groups that would be most impacted by the transition, this included but was not limited to the following: Elderly, Poor, Non-English Speaking, Disabled, Disadvantaged , Tribal Communities and Others. Each Mobile Clinic/ Walk-In Center had staff that would engage and educate the public regarding the DTV Transition. Each location contained the following: an Analog TV, Antenna, VCR, DTV Converter Box, DVD Player (for showing an educational DVD), Table (Display area) for literature. The analog TV, VCR and antenna were used to demonstrate to the public how to connect each item to a converter box. Our staff engaged the public, asked if they had applied for and received their free $40.00 coupon from the NTIA (good toward the purchase of up to two (2) TV Converters per address. If the consumers had hot applied for their free coupons we helped them to do so. We would then demonstrated how to connect a TV converter, vcr, antenna, etc to a TV and TV Converter. We also provided government approved literature to the public (in English and Spanish). Each center also played an educational DVD. Three of Koring Groups centers under this contract were bilingual (English and Spanish).
Jobs Summary: This contract and related contracts the Prime Contractor to avoid going out of business. Sub Contractors 2 Full Time positions created. 1 Full Time position retained. (Total jobs reported: 3)
Project Status: Completed
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