BBC Tender for Global Podcast Advertising Distribution Services

BBC Tender for Global Podcast Advertising Distribution Services

Retender (competitive bidding) of the current agreement to monetise all BBC Podcasts distributed outside of the UK.

Global Podcast Advertising Distribution Services (Excluding UK)

Contract summary



  • Advertising and marketing services – 79340000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

20 January 2021

Closing date

17 February 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

17 May 2021

Contract end date

16 May 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Other: Concessions Contract

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Retender (competitive bidding) of the current agreement to monetise all BBC Podcasts distributed outside of the UK. The contract supplier will be required to:

i. Provide a technical solution to enable splitting BBC podcast streams between UK and Ex-UK

ii. Sell and insert audio advertising into the Ex-UK podcast feeds

iii. Enable the distribution of those monetised feeds into all usual endpoints for the BBC as per RSS distribution

iv. Manage all sales and inventory in compliance with the BBC's advertising guidelines and procedures


More information


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Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps: 1 – Register your company on the Jaggaer e-Tendering portal (this is only required once): 1.1 Go to 1.2 – Click the link on the login page to register. 1.3 Accept the terms and conditions and click 'Continue'. 1.4 – Enter your correct business and user details. 1.5 – Note the username you chose and click 'Save' when complete. 1.6 – You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password. 2 – Express an interest in the tender: 2.1 – Login to the portal with the username/password. 2.2 – Click the 'PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). 2.3 – Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. 2.4 – Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your 'My PQQs/My ITTs page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. 2.5 – You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'PQQ/ITT Details' box. 3. Responding to the tender: 3.1 – Click 'My Response' under PQQ/ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining). 3.2 – You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. 3.3 – Note the deadline for completion, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). 3.4 You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help, or contact the Jaggaer e-Tendering help desk.


How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer



Broadcasting House, Portland Place