Network Services 3 Framework – Crown Commercial Service

Crown Commercial Service, as the Authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of Network Services 3 for use by Central Government and UK public sector bodies.. 12 lots.

Network Services 3

Contract summary

 

Industry

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    • Network interfaces – 30237110
    • Network interfaces cards – 30237135

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract

£7,000,000,000

Procurement reference

RM6116

Published date

18 November 2022

Closing date

13 January 2023

Closing time

3:01pm

Contract start date

23 May 2023

Contract end date

22 May 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

Crown Commercial Service, as the Authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of Network Services 3 for use by Central Government and UK public sector bodies. This will be the replacement agreement for RM3808 Network Services 2 and will support the hiring needs of UK central government departments including arms-length bodies (ALBs) and all other public sector bodies across the wider public sector.

The following Services will be made available under 12 Lots:
Inter site Connectivity (Wide Area Network) / Data Access Services
Commercial Radio capabilities
Tactical Radio systems
Critical Domain services
Intra site Connectivity (Local Area Network) / Local Connectivity Services
IoT and Smart Cities
Communication Platform as a Service
Analogue Telephony
Digital Communication Services (Unified Communications)
Contact Centre Solutions
Inbound Telephony Services
Paging & Alerting
The scope includes: Services that provide a main functionality of the Lot; associated technology, equipment and solutions and optional goods and services that enhance, supplement or support the delivery of the Services; and services delivered over the public internet, private networks, the PSN and /or the HSCN. See Bid Pack
This Framework agreement will provide buyers across the whole of the UK with access to networks and telecommunications services. This includes core network infrastructure and cloud-based services, unified communication & contact centre solutions, radio & satellite networking, IoT & Smart Cities solutions and critical domain management services, across the range of Lots.

 

More information

 

Previous notice about this procurement

Network Services 3

  • Future opportunity
  • Published 19 October 2021, last edited 9 December 2021

 

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How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service

Address

9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
England

Telephone

+44 3450103503

Email

supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Website

https://www.gov.uk/ccs