Tender for Telecommunications Supplies and Services

Tender for Telecommunications Supplies and Services

The provision of Telecommunications Supplies, Services and Support – Radio, Fixed Voice and LAN hardware to Northern Ireland Water. The 24 hour monitoring and associated maintenance of all equipment in the Telecommunications Network.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

2013/S 133-231088

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northern Ireland Water
Finance & Regulation, Westland House, Old Westland Road
For the attention of: Maria Bunting McGeown
BT14 6TE Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890354657
E-mail: sourcing@niwater.com

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

I.2)Main activity

Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

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

C635– Telecommunications Supplies, Services and Support – Radio, Fixed Voice and LAN Software
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: Various locations across N Ireland
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 400 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

The provision of Telecommunications Supplies, Services and Support – Radio, Fixed Voice and LAN hardware to Northern Ireland Water. The 24 hour monitoring and associated maintenance of all equipment in the Telecommunications Network and
associated voice and data systems including routine maintenance.
The design, management, installation, commissioning and handover to NIW of all extensions and other
modifications required.
Supply, support and maintenance of the following areas:
Radio – Buildings and compounds, Site, Microwave, Scanner
Fixed Voice &Voice Hardware – Nortel DX, Avaya Automatic Call Distributer, Dialler, Handsets, ISP service
LAN – Cisco switches, Cabling, Firewalls
The contract is for 3 years plus 2 x1 year extensions from 1.3.2014.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
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:

Please see tender documents at the link below for full information:
https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:
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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

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

Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: ..
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.8.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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:8.7.2013