Superfast Broadband for East Sussex and Brighton and Hove

Superfast Broadband for East Sussex and Brighton and Hove

East Sussex County Council gives notice that it plans to publish a contract notice in order to commence a procurement to identify a supplier or suppliers for the provision of Next Generation Broadband infrastructure across East Sussex, Brighton & Hove to enable sustainable access for at least 90 % of all eligible premises and faster downstream connectivity of at least 2Mbps for all eligible premises, all by not later than 2015.

UK-Lewes: telecommunication services except telephone and data transmission services

2012/S 44-072149

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

East Sussex County Council
County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex
Contact point(s): Economic, Development Manager. Economy, Transport & Environment (ETE)
For the attention of: Katy Thomas
BN7 1UE Lewes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1273482645
E-mail: katy.thomas@eastsussex.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.eastsussex.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: East Sussex County Council
County Hall, St Annes Crescent
Contact point(s): Procurement Manager Economy, Transport & Enviroment (ETE)
For the attention of: Robin Hayler
BN7 1UE Lewes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1273481915
E-mail: Robin.Hayler@eastsussex.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Brighton & Hove City Council
Kings House, Grand Avenue, Hove
BN3 2LS Brighton & Hove
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Superfast Broadband for East Sussex and Brighton and Hove.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
East Sussex and Brighton & Hove.
NUTS code UKJ22

II.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

East Sussex County Council gives notice that it plans to publish a contract notice in order to commence a procurement to identify a supplier or suppliers for the provision of Next Generation Broadband infrastructure across East Sussex, Brighton & Hove to enable sustainable access for at least 90 % of all eligible premises and faster downstream connectivity of at least 2Mbps for all eligible premises, all by not later than 2015. The total value of the contract over its life time is currently envisaged to be between 50 000 000 GBP and 100 000 000 GBP. This range includes a public sector contribution of approximately 25.64m GBP, composed of an allocation of 10.64 million GBP from Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) and a substantial commitment of up to 15 000 000 GBP from East Sussex County Council. Other funding sources, such as from EU Funding Streams, may also be accessed and there is an expectation that significant private sector investment will be made by the supplier. Estimated cost excluding VAT: Range: between 50 000 000 GBP and 100 000 000 GBP.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 50 000 000,00 and 100 000 000,00 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64220000, 72420000, 32420000, 32424000, 32412110, 32412100, 32412000, 32425000, 32500000, 32510000, 32520000, 32521000, 32522000, 32523000, 32524000, 32530000, 32532000, 32562100, 32562200, 32562300, 32570000, 32571000, 32572000, 32572200, 45232300, 45232332, 45232340, 45314300, 45314310, 50330000, 50332000, 50334400, 51300000, 64210000, 64227000, 71316000, 72220000, 72315000, 72400000, 72410000, 72318000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and / or reference to the relevant provisions governing them.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): DCMS, BDUK, ERDF and RCBF.
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.3.2012