Supply of Telephone Services

Supply of Telephone Services

Provision of incoming and outgoing speech calls, Provision and maintenance of telephone switches, Provision of Management and Performance Information, Voice Mail Services,Managed Service, Broadband Services.

UK-Slough: Dedicated-business telephone network services

2013/S 046-074558

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Slough Borough Council
St Martin’s Place, 51 Bath Road
For the attention of: Alan Spratt
SL1 3UF Slough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1753875683
E-mail: alan.spratt@slough.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Slough Borough Council
St Martin’s Place, 51 Bath Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Alan Spratt
SL1 3UF Slough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1753875683
E-mail: alan.spratt@slough.gov.uk
Internet address: https://www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk/SECE/cms.nsf/vLiveDocs/SD-DEVV-6UNGEK?OpenDocument&contentid=1.001

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of Telephone Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Slough area.
NUTS code UKJ11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Slough Borough Council (SBC) is seeking a single organisation to provide Telephony Services which includes but is not limited to:
— Provision of incoming and outgoing speech calls,
— Provision and maintenance of telephone switches,
— Provision of Management and Performance Information,
— Voice Mail Services,
— Managed Service,
— Broadband Services,
— Careline compatibility,
— The ideal is to implement a fully integrated solution to address business mobile, fixed line and mobile data needs.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64214000, 64215000, 64214200, 64214400

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Operational pressures and impending changes to the delivery of key services necessitate the Council moving speedily to the ITT stage for a new contract for supply of telephony services. The intention is to invoke the Accelerated procedure for only the PQQ stage and to revert to “Normal” timing for the ITT stage i.e. 40 days from issue of ITT to receipt of Tenders.
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PUR12/07/02
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2010/S 208-156656 of 24.11.2010

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.3.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.3.2013