Satellite Space Segment – Request for Information

Satellite Space Segment – Request for Information

The purpose of this RFI is to determine the current market capability and capacity to provide all or part of the BBC’s news and events content contribution services beyond FY 22/23 and to ensure that the BBC’s procurement strategy is appropriately aligned.

Satellite Space Segment – RFI

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Satellite circuit rental services – 64214100

Location of contract

Any region

Procurement reference

tender_280663/982121

Published date

23 July 2021

Closing date

20 August 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

 

The purpose of this RFI is to determine the current market capability and capacity to provide all or part of the BBC’s news and events content contribution services beyond FY 22/23 and to ensure that the BBC’s procurement strategy is appropriately aligned.

The BBC’s current and future requirements for news & events content contribution services from remote locations both in the UK and internationally, the scope includes but is not limited to the following:

– Ku Band Satellite Space Segment
– Ka Band IP Satellite IP Services
– Terrestrial Cellular IP Services
– LEO Satellite IP Services

Please note that this is a request for information only. The BBC is not obliged to award a contract as a result of this exercise nor is it obliged to run any further competitions. All submissions are at the Bidder’s own expense.

 

More information

 

Links
Additional text
Please register your interest in this RFI by taking the following steps: 1 – Register your company on
the Jaggaer eTendering portal (this is only required once): 1.1 Go to https://bbc.bravosolution.co.uk
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 'ITTs Open to all Suppliers' link. 2.3 – Click on the relevant ITT
to access the content. 2.4 – Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move
the ITT into your 'My 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 'ITT Details' box. 3.
Responding to the tender: 3.1 – Click 'My Response' under 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 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 help desk. 

How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Address

Broadcasting House, Portland Place
London
W1A 1AA
England

Email

paul.hurley@bbc.co.uk