Telecommunications Services – Newport Super Connected Cities

Telecommunications Services – Newport Super Connected Cities

To Provide a managed in-building wireless broadband service in public buildings as part of the Newport Super Connected Cities programme. The service should offer free services to visitors in the public spaces in these buildings along with connectivity to these buildings.

United Kingdom-Newport: Telecommunications services

2014/S 087-152593

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Newport City Council
Civic Centre
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Stephanie Molina
NP20 4UR Newport
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 16336212014
E-mail: stephanie.molina@newport.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.newport.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0273

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Newport Super Connected Cities – Public In-Buildings.

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

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Newport South Wales

NUTS code UKL21

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

PQQ code 31358 for tender documents
To Provide a managed in-building wireless broadband service in public buildings as part of the Newport Super Connected Cities programme. The service should offer free services to visitors in the public spaces in these buildings along with connectivity to these buildings
NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access eTenderwales, express your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and search for PQQ/ITT code 31358 within the appropriate area.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64200000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:

Newport City Council will grant a contract for an agreed period of time for the supply of managed wireless services within the public buildings specified within the tender documents (62 identified)
The mandatory priorities of the Newport public in-building wireless project are:
— to provide visitors access to free data communications services and, potentially local content and information
— provide network connectivity to the chosen sites with minimum download speeds of 100 Mbps
— migrate the existing public Wi-Fi network to this new managed service
— provide connectivity and services to the buildings listed in tender docs
— as a later phase to extend the service and network to additional public buildings to be agreed.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 5
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:

NCC-2014-0017

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 57-095167 of 21.3.2014

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

2.6.2014 – 16:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

13.6.2014

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

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): UK Urban Broadband Fund

VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender
1. Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is only required once)

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the ‘Suppliers register here’ link
— Agree to the terms and conditions and click “continue”
— Enter your correct business and user details
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)
2. Express an Interest in the Project
— Login to the portal with the username/password
— Click the ‘PQQ’s Open to All Suppliers’ link. (These are open to any registered supplier)
— Click on the relevant PQQ (PQQ_313568) access the content.
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the ‘Actions’ box on the page.
— This will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— Click on the PQQ code to access the content
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to ‘Create Response’ or ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining)
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available)
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on:

— email: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850
(WA Ref:8868)
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
xxx.

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:

2.5.2014

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