Connecting Cambridgeshire Tender

Connecting Cambridgeshire Tender

Cambridgeshire County Council is seeking to appoint a single supplier or suppliers, or consortium of suppliers acting as a single legal entity, for the provision of Next Generation Broadband infrastructure across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. REFERENCE Bravo PQQ: 27767
Awarding body Cambridgeshire County Council

Est. Start Date: 01/01/2013
Est. End Date: 31/12/2022

Description

Cambridgeshire County Council is seeking to appoint a single supplier or suppliers, or consortium of suppliers acting as a single legal entity, for the provision of Next Generation Broadband infrastructure across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to enable sustainable access for at least 90 % of all premises and faster downstream connectivity of at least 2Mbps for all premises, all by not later than 2015.

During the course of the Competitive Dialogue, solutions will be explored which, inter alia, further stimulate demand and sustainable take up by end users through collaborative and innovative approaches to achieve the Authority’s objectives for economic growth and digital inclusion.

The total value of the contract over its life time is currently envisaged to be between GBP 60 000 000 and GBP 100 000 000. This range includes a public sector contribution of approximately GBP 30 000 000, composed of an allocation of GBP 6 750 000 from Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) and a substantial commitment of up to GBP 23 000 000 from Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council. Other funding sources, such as from EU Funding Streams, may also be accessed.

The successful bidder will be required to provide a significant (multi million pound) investment alongside the public sector funding.

Cambridgeshire County Council will be conducting this procurement through the etender portal https://lgss.bravosolution.co.uk Pre Qualification documents and other information must be downloaded from and returned through this portal. If you require any further assistance the Bravosolution help desk is available on: Email: help@bravosolution.co.uk Phone: 0800 368 4850
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Competitive Dialogue
Option to extend n/a
Estimated ValueText Description Between 60,000,000 and 100,000,000
Category Telecommunications, Information Communication Technology, Construction, Maintenance & Support,
CPV codes 64000000, 32000000, 45000000, 50000000, 51000000, 71000000, 72000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

21 May 2012

about 1 month

Submission Return By

21 May 2012

about 1 month

extend contract options:

n/a

Contact Details

Cambridgeshire County Council
Bravo PQQ: 27767

https://lgss.bravosolution.co.uk