Seeking fiber optic contractors’ RFPs

MidAmerican Energy, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, is seeking qualified contractors to design, procure material and construct fiber optic cable routes in rural Iowa. To support the expansion of affordable, reliable, high-speed internet to rural communities, MidAmerican will install more than 700 miles of fiber optic infrastructure through 2025 as part of the federal Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program.

MidAmerican has submitted its application to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

Grant awarding will begin March 1, 2023. Contractor selection related to this request for bid is contingent on approval of MidAmerican’s application to this program.

To submit bids, please visit Proposals are due 11:59 p.m. CST on February 20, 2023.

MidAmerican is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The company recognizes the importance and value brought by diversity-owned businesses and contractors and actively requests competitive bidding participation.