Mobile Telephones Tender – Wales

Mobile Telephones Tender – Wales

Wales and West Utilities is seeking to renew its mobile telephony provider.

United Kingdom-Newport: Mobile telephones

2019/S 206-503278

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Wales and West Utilities Ltd
Town: Newport
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: NP10 8FZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: wwuprocurement@wwutilities.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.wwutilities.co.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.wwutilities.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Mobile Voice, Data and Hardware

Reference number: WWU1062

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32250000 – DA14

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

WWU is seeking to renew its mobile telephony provider. The scope includes (but not limited to) the provision of mobile voice, text, data, hardware and peripherals for handsets and tablets. The network provision must support backwards compatibility from 5G, and be able to evidence significant coverage for the whole of Wales and the South West of England to satisfy WWU geographical coverage.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1: voice, SMS and data services;

Lot 2: hardware and peripherals.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Voice, SMS and Data Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

64212000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To maintain WWU’s existing and future demands, it is imperative that the following business requirements are fully supported and adhered to across the life of the contract and in the provision of the following:

Lot 1: Voice, SMS and data: a seamless, uninterrupted, resilient and fully supported Voice, SMS and data service.

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: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Further details will be provided in the tender documentation.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Mobile Hardware and Peripherals

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32250000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To maintain WWU’s existing and future demands, it is imperative that the following business requirements are fully supported and adhered to across the life of the contract. WWU’s current and future strategy is to maintain it’s iOS integrations. To facilitate this we require the provision on iOS compatible:

Lot 2: hardware and peripherals

For compatibility information WWU currently operate iphones, iPads and Apple peripherals to provide WWU’s mobility requirements and service delivery expectations.

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: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Further details will be provided int he tender documents.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

List and brief description of conditions:

If required details will be provided in the PQQ/tender documentation. Please note this sourcing event will be run via our e-sourcing procurement portal — Bravo Solution. Suppliers are required to be registered on WWU’s Bravo portal to allow participation in this sourcing event.

Please note that the tender is running in tandem with the OJEU notice and the tender will close 29.11.2019.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If required details will be provided in the tender documentation.

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 07/11/2019
Local time: 10:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Participants wanting to participate in this sourcing activity must request access to the Tender documents by e-mailing leigh.vanbreda@wwutilities.co.uk before the deadline of 7.11.2019 10.00.

Please include the following information in your email:

1) Full company name;

2) Main contact details (name, job title, email address, and telephone numbers).

Please note the the tender will be run via our procurement portal Bravo which requires suppliers to be registered to participate, failure to register will result in the supplier not being able to participate in the sourcing event.

Pre-qualification/tender documents will be access via our electronic sourcing portal and an email will be sent containing the link to the system.

Please note that the tender is running in tandem with the OJEU notice and the tender will close on the 29th November at 10.00.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Wales and West Utilities Ltd
Town: Newport
Postal code: NP10 8FZ
Country: United Kingdom
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:

21/10/2019