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Jane Patterson

Tel: (225) 342-7701
Fax: (225) 342-6867
Email: otm@la.gov

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

Physical Address:
Claiborne Bldg, Suite 2-213
1201 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5243

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OTM Catalog of Services
Wire and Cable

OTM offers a number of contracts to assist agencies with wire and cable for voice and data projects for either new installations or for moves, adds, and changes (MAC). The various contracts provide for agency requirements including indoor station and feeders with Category 3, Category 5E, and Category 6 wiring, both vertical and horizontal. Also covered are copper and fiber optic media, raceway, conduit, relay racks, and backboards. Outdoor copper and fiber optic cabling can be provided as buried, in conduit, or aerial between buildings and on campuses. There is also a materials only contract that includes fiber optic jumpers, Category 5E and Category 6 jumpers, adapters, bulk cable, jacks, faceplates and most miscellaneous wire and cable hardware.

Installation and Materials Contracts
Baton Rouge Metro Cable--The Baton Rouge Metro Cable Contract may only be used in the Baton Rouge metropolitan area and has only one contractor. This contract facilitates adds, moves, and changes to voice and data cabling in Capitol Park buildings and other buildings that require Category 5E and Category 6 wiring. The contract is used to extend dial tone from the telephone company demark to the office and jack where the service is needed and for providing data cabling for OTM's Data Dial Tone line of service. Orders from this contract will be placed with OTM and associated charges will be included on the agency's monthly OTM bill.

Regional MAC Cable--The Regional MAC Cable Contract may be used in any region statewide. However, this contract is not intended to be used for cabling for Capitol Park buildings. The contract facilitates Category 5E and Category 6 wiring for adds, moves, and changes for voice and data cabling in all buildings statewide, except Capitol Park. It is used to extend dial tone from the telephone company demark to the office and jack where the service is needed as well as for providing data cabling for local area network (LAN) connections. This contract has only one contractor, but has regional pricing. Orders from this contract will be placed with OTM and associated charges will be included on the agency's monthly OTM bill. If OTM's assistance is needed for design, use the Indoor Complex Cable contract instead.

Outdoor Complex Cable--The Outdoor Complex Cable Contract is used for all outdoor cabling, copper and fiber optic, buried, in conduit or aerial between buildings and on campuses. This statewide contract has regional pricing, and has three contractors in each region. Orders from this contract require that the end user generate a purchase order (PO) in the ISIS system.

Indoor Complex Cable--The Indoor Complex Cable Contract is used for indoor cabling, station and feeders, vertical and horizontal, copper and fiber optic, raceway, conduit, relay racks, backboards inside buildings and on campuses. This statewide contract has regional pricing, and has three contractors in each region. Orders from this contract require that the end user generate a PO in the ISIS system. This contract is used when OTM's assistance is needed for design.

Telecom Cable and Adapters Contract (Materials Only)--The Telecom Cable and Adapters Contract is for fiber optic jumpers, Category 5E and Category 6 jumpers, adapters, bulk cable, jacks, faceplates and most miscellaneous wire and cable hardware. This contract is statewide, for materials only, and is provided by a single contractor. Orders from this contract require that the end user generate a PO in the ISIS system.

Billing Rates

Baton Rouge Metro Cable--Pricing is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the OTM Customer Service Section at 225-342-7762 for pricing. Total billing will include a 5% processing fee, and a Support Service fee of 0.5% shall be applied to the monthly cost of this service.

Regional MAC Cable--Pricing is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the OTM Customer Service Section at 225-342-7762 for pricing. The contract costs for the cabling items are unit based with a fixed fee for each item ordered. The item costs vary slightly by region depending on the travel distance. Total billing will include a 5% processing fee, and a Support Service fee of 0.5% shall be applied to the monthly cost of this service.

Outdoor Complex Cable--Pricing is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the OTM Wire and Cable Section at 225-342-7730 for pricing.

Indoor Complex Cable--Pricing is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the OTM Wire and Cable Section at 225-342-7730 for pricing.

Telecom Cable and Adapters Contract--Refer to State contract number 409288 for pricing.

How to Order

Baton Rouge Metro Cable--To initiate an order, the agency's TC should send a service request to OTM's Customer Service Section. OTM will dispatch the contractor for the work and charge the agency on their monthly OTM bill.

Regional MAC Cable--To initiate an order, the agency's TC should send a service request to OTM's Customer Service Section. OTM will dispatch the contractor for the work and charge the agency on their monthly OTM bill.

Outdoor Complex Cable--This contract is Release Order (RO) driven through ISIS and PO driven for only those agencies not on ISIS. An initial agency request must be made to the OTM Wire and Cable Section, as this contract requires that work be designed by OTM. Once the design is complete, it will be submitted to the agency along with pricing. The agency may then select the contractor of choice and issue an RO or a PO to the contractor for the work. All documentation on this contract must flow through OTM. Examples of documentation include release orders, change orders, and invoicing from the contractor.

Indoor Complex Cable--This contract is RO driven through ISIS and PO driven for only those agencies not on ISIS. An initial agency request must be made to the OTM Wire and Cable Section, as this contract requires that work be designed by OTM. Once the design is complete, it will be submitted to the agency along with pricing. The agency may then select the contractor of choice and issue an RO or a PO to the contractor for the work. All documentation on this contract must flow through OTM. Examples of documentation include release orders, change orders, and invoicing from the contractor.

Telecom Cable and Adapters Contract--Agencies can contact the distributor directly to request pricing or place an order. This contract is RO driven through ISIS and PO driven for only those agencies not on ISIS. The State contract number is 409288.

Forms
Baton Rouge Metro Cable and Regional MAC Cable--OTM/S-1 Miscellaneous Service Order Form
Outdoor Complex Cable, Indoor Complex Cable, and Telecom Cable and Adapters Contract--no forms are needed for this service

Contacts 
Baton Rouge Metro Cable and Regional MAC Cable 
Section Customer Service
Phone 225-342-7720
225-342-7226 (Supervisor)
E-mail tracie.cole@la.gov
Outdoor Complex Cable and Indoor Complex Cable
Section Wire and Cable
Phone Manager: 225-342-7730
E-mail kirk.arnold@la.gov
Telecom Cable and Adapters Contract 

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225-926-2020

FAX

225 926-2012

E-mail

brett.alello@gbe.com

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7676 Airline Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70814