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Tel: (225) 342-7701
Fax: (225) 342-7757

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 94280
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804

Physical Address:
Galvez Building
602 North Fifth Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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Office of Telecommunications Management


Telecommunications Information Notice 07-12
Indoor Complex Cable Contract Changes

December 6, 2007

The Office of Telecommunications Management (OTM) recently re-bid the Indoor Complex Cable contract. The new contracts became effective on November 1, 2007.

The contract vendors are:

Vendor Contract Number 
ARI/Palermo 407226
ComNet Services, Inc. 407227 
Black Box Network Services, Inc. 407224

Note the following procedures to be used when ordering from these contracts:

  • All orders from state agencies using these contracts must come through OTM for processing. No orders are to be sent directly to the vendor.
  • All design and engineering for state agency projects using these contracts must be done by the OTM Wire and Cable Section. State agencies are not to request or receive design services directly from the contract vendors. 
  • All invoices resulting from orders placed from these contracts shall come through OTM for review. Once OTM has reviewed the invoices, they will be stamped, dated, and forwarded to the agency for payment. Agencies should not accept or pay invoices sent directly from the vendor without OTM review.

Please distribute this information to all purchasing, telecommunications, and information technology staff. Additional information can be found at

Questions about this notice should be addressed to Kirk Arnold with the OTM Wire and Cable Section at 225-342-7730 or