CPB seeks to engage a firm to provide reliable, affordable, national radio programming distribution service for the Native public radio system of producers and stations and others with an interest in providing or broadcasting such programming. The selected vendor will have a three-year contract to provide distribution services via the Public Radio Satellite System Content Depot. The proposal should include the following services:
- Distributing programming via the new on-demand content Depot system
- Maintaining a Web site, including program-related content
- Providing a 24/7 Internet stream of programming
- Acquiring/maintaining a catalogue of Native programming for on-demand access
Vendors may also propose additional services of value to stations, while keeping costs reasonable.