Mobile Telephony and Mobile Broadband Contract

Mobile Telephony and Mobile Broadband Contract

The Association have an immediate requirement for increased reporting, improved service levels, expenditure reduction and simplification of provision of management information across their mobile telephony portfolio.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Mobile-telephone services

2016/S 195-351336

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Choice Housing Ireland Limited (and its subsidiaries)
37-41 May Street
Belfast
BT1 4DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Manager — Kiara Dryden
Telephone: +44 2890441317
E-mail: corporateprocurement@choice-housing.org
NUTS code: UKN
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.choice-housing.org/
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.choice-housing.org/work-with-us/tenders?page=
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tender for Mobile Telephony Services.

Reference number: PRN633

II.1.2)Main CPV code

64212000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

4.1. The Association’s current mobile telephony portfolio includes.

a. 187 voice connections.

b. 85 mobile broadband connections.

c. A range of hardware types in use.

d. Contracts delivered by multiple suppliers.

e. Connections on different networks.

The Association have an immediate requirement for increased reporting, improved service levels, expenditure reduction and simplification of provision of management information across their mobile telephony portfolio.

To this end the Association have identified a requirement for a consolidated mobile telephony service provision from a single supplier. This is to include the existing voice connections and their associated mobile data usage. Existing mobile broadband connections will be excluded from this, however the option for future new mobile broadband connections to be provided under the same single service provision would be expected.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Association’s current mobile telephony portfolio includes.

a. 187 voice connections.

b. 85 mobile broadband connections.

c. A range of hardware types in use.

d. Contracts delivered by multiple suppliers.

e. Connections on different networks.

The Association have an immediate requirement for increased reporting, improved service levels, expenditure reduction and simplification of provision of management information across their mobile telephony portfolio.

To this end the Association have identified a requirement for a consolidated mobile telephony service provision from a single supplier. This is to include the existing voice connections and their associated mobile data usage. Existing mobile broadband connections will be excluded from this, however the option for future new mobile broadband connections to be provided under the same single service provision would be expected.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 90 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 04/11/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/11/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The cost of responding to the ITT and any subsequent tender information and/or participation exercise in the procurement process generally will be borne solely by the economic operator participating. An ITT is available in respect of the project referred to in Section I above. Economic operators should note that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel this procurement process at any stage. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to the contract award is at the sole risk of the economic operator participating in this procurement process. All discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly‘ Subject to Contract’ until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorised representatives of the parties. Any date given in Section IV above is a best estimate at the time of dispatch. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend any such date. Neither the publication of this Notice nor the employment of any particular terminology or any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (as Amended) as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/10/2016

 

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