Supply of 3G Data Sims

Supply of 3G Data Sims

Supply of 3G Data Sims for existing field based portable devices (tough book/pad).

United Kingdom-Leeds: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2015/S 100-182824

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Northern Gas Networks Limited
1100 Century Way, Thorpe Park Business Park Colton
For the attention of: Kim Vaughan
LS15 8TU Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1133975432
E-mail: ngnted@northerngas.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Utilities

I.3)Main activity

Other: Gas Distribution, Repair,Maintainence & Asset Replacement

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of 3G Data Sims for existing field based portable devices (tough book/pad).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: 3 year initial term with the provision to extend for a further 2 x 1 year periods.
The dates specified in II.3 are inclusive of any mutually agreed extension periods. The start and completion dates are, at this point, indicative and are subject to flexibility.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has a requirement to replace its existing mobile data connection provider.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has a requirement to replace its existing mobile data connection provider. These Data Sim cards are used within the NGN feel of Rugged Devices used within the NGN network.
The scope of the procurement is expected to include
Supply of 3G Data Sims connected to a 3G Network covering the North of England — (NGN Network).
The replacement of the existing 3G Data Sims, located within the field based portable devices.
A support and management service covered by SLA for the service.
Northern Gas Networks (NGN) is looking for a service provider which has the following
Ownership of a 3G Data network covering the NGN network (North of England).
Ability to directly supply and support under an SLA agreement the data connections within the network.
Information
The number of required 3G Data Sims to be around 950 connections (Number Flexability is required)
The required data use for the current fleet of connections is around 120 GB of data per year — this is expected to grow over the coming months.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.11.2015. Completion 31.10.2020

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.6.2015 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.5.2015

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