Doing Business with the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP)
The CPUC and the Department of General Services periodically issue Requests for Proposals (RFPs) or other bid documents to solicit competitive bids or proposals from vendors interested in providing services or equipment to the DDTP.
Services and equipment provided to the DDTP include items such as:
- State of California CTAP Contact Center and distribution center services
- Telecommunications relay services
- Marketing services
- ASL interpretation and language translation
- Real time captioning
- Project management and management consultation
- Program and contract administration
- Specialized telecommunications equipment
All contracting opportunities are listed on the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Web site and most opportunities are listed on this Web site as well.
Current Contracting Opportunities
CPUC Releases Request for Proposal for the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program Marketing Services Provider
Please take note of these Key Actions Dates: July 26 – Bidders’ Conference and September 24, 2:00 PM – Proposals Due. The State of California advises that prospective bidders periodically check the Web sites, including but not limited to Bidsync and/or other state department links for modifications to bid documents. Those interested in submitting a bid in response to the CPUC’s RFP for DDTP Marketing Services will need to register with Bidsync, which you can do by clicking here.
Please continue to check this page for links when contracting opportunities have been released.
Tariff Expense Reimbursement Template Local exchange carriers in California offering approved services to their deaf and disabled customers may receive reimbursement for the monthly recurring rate of tariff-based services and associated non-recurring charges, if applicable. You may download the Tariff Expense Reinmbursement Template to request reimbursement for allowed services.
Payee Data Record
All DDTP vendors, including advisory committee members and proxies, must complete a Payee Data Record prior to receiving payment from the State for any goods or services provided to the DDTP. Please download the Payee Data Record Form and instructions.