UK Residential Price Monitoring Contract

UK Residential Price Monitoring Contract

Ofcom has a requirement for the provision of UK residential communications pricing analysis. 

United Kingdom-London: Market research services

2018/S 245-561343

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Ofcom
Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road
London
SE1 9HA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Bussell
Telephone: +44 2079813000
E-mail: richard.bussell@ofcom.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.ofcom.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ofcom.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ofcom.bravosolution.co.uk
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

Other activity: UK communications regulator

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

UK Residential Price Monitoring

Reference number: C20180028

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Ofcom has a requirement for the provision of UK residential communications pricing analysis. This is to enable Ofcom to monitor the price of residential communications services (mobile phone, fixed line phone, fixed broadband, mobile broadband and television) in the UK over time.

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: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Ofcom has a requirement for the provision of UK residential communications pricing analysis. This is to enable Ofcom to monitor the price of residential communications services (mobile phone, fixed line phone, fixed broadband, mobile broadband and television) in the UK over time.

We are looking to continue to use a multi-service, basket-based methodology.

The requirements that we have are:

— To develop and provide a UK communications pricing model based on a basket analysis

— To provide a detailed explanation of the full methodology for the pricing model

— To update the model once a year

— To run the model and provide Ofcom with the results once every collection period

— To collect tariff data and provide Ofcom with a full breakdown of tariffs every collection period plus a summary of key changes and market movements in pricing and do this each collection period.

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

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Up to 2 further periods or 12 months each.

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

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

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: 30/01/2019
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

Tender must be valid until: 30/04/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/01/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Ofcom, Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HA, UNITED KINGDOM

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened by the Ofcom Commercial Team using the Ofcom Bravo Solutions procurement portal.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of Justice of England and Wales
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/12/2018