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Chief Technology Officer
925.942.5385

Technology Administration FAX
925.256.4062

Technology Services

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Internet Services (ISP)

CCCOE is an Internet Service Provider (ISP), providing districts access to the Internet for a low annual fee based on a districts' bandwidth connection. For more information, please contact Bill Buhlman at the phone number above.

 

Contra Costa County's E-Rate SPIN (Service Provider Identification Number) is:

143008381

CCCOE.Net provides only one category of eligible services, Internet access. The purpose of the SPIN is to expedite future payments to vendors providing discounted services to schools, libraries, and rural health care program under the Universal Service Fund. Schools and libraries preparing to file for E-Rate are encouraged to use this SPIN.

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Connecting Your School to the Internet through CCCOE.Net

The Contra Costa County Office of Education offers Internet access for any School District in Contra Costa County. This is the only e-ratable category of eligible services provided by CCCOE.Net.

For Current Internet Access Rates, please call Bill Buhlman at 925-942-5362.

 

CCCOE-NET Notes

  • Schools will need to pay for their own data line(s) to the County Office and acquire their own router and LAN equipment.
  • Installation and configuring of the District router or switch to the County Office is the responsibility of the School and/or District.
  • CCCOE.Net will provide a Class "C" of public address space if applicable.
  • Check with AT&T Representatives about California Teleconnect Discounts and CalNET contracts.
  • Internet Services are discountable under E-Rate.

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CCCOE Internet Service FAQs:

What overall costs will be incurred by the school or district office?

In addition to the annual connection charge to CCCOE.Net (which will partly defray the CCCOE's cost of staffing and telecommunications charges), the site will need the following equipment and services:

  • A router or L3 switch capable of handling the speed you choose to connect to CCCOE.NET.
  • An AT&T or Comcast Metro Ethernet circuit - Please call CCCOE.Net first before ordering new service through AT&T or Comcast.

CCCOE.Net is connected to the K12 HSN (High Speed Network) with redundant 10G connections through Sunnvale and Sonoma COE and is capable of handling multiple point-to-point line-rate Gigabit connections. CCCOE will continue to work with School Districts in Contra Costa to explore and deploy economical high-speed Internet access. At this time we are not offering these types of connections:

  • Dial-up
  • Frame-Relay
  • DS3
  • T1 or multiple T1's

Where can I find out more about the CCCOE's point to point Internet access service?

Call Bill Buhlman at CCCOE's Technology Systems, 942-5362. Or send e-mail to

 

Network Engineer 925.942.5362

Take a look at the Technology Systems page for more information on the
County Office's technology services.

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Page updated on: July 09, 2014

Rev: 0.3-043014-BETA3