Website Design and Video Platform for Parliament

Website Design and Video Platform for Parliament

The UK Parliament (the Authority) intends to launch a new online video platform displaying all procedural and some non-procedural video and audio content. The new platform will replace the existing parliamentlive.tv website.

UK-London: Telecommunications services

2013/S 058-096129

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

House of Commons and House of Lords
14 Tothill Street
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/home
For the attention of: Business Support Team
SW1H 9NB London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2072191600
E-mail: csd@parliament.uk
Fax: +44 2072191600

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/home

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/home

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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Parliament UK
I.3)Main activity
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:

GSV1169-UK Parliament Video Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
NUTS code UKI

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)

The UK Parliament (the Authority) intends to launch a new online video platform displaying all procedural and some non-procedural video and audio content. The new platform will replace the existing parliamentlive.tv website.
The new platform will:
Extend the functionality of the existing parliamentlive.tv website ultimately bringing video to mobile devices, televisions and personal computers supporting range of video formats.
Enable navigation of video through improved description.
Provide access to video coverage of events through open data.
The target is for the new platform to go live at the end of the third quarter in 2013.
Four services will be used to deliver the new platform and the Authority is looking for one or more suppliers to provide and support them:
Lot 1. Video transport service.
The capture of live video signals and transformation into multiple formats for delivery to internet viewers.
Lot 2. Video playback service.
A multi platform video player to store and present live and recorded video assets to internet viewers.
Lot 3. Workflow and scheduling service.
Manipulate live and recorded video assets and the associated systems according to business rules.
Lot 4. Information access service.
To provision a software solution to store and present video asset meta-data.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64200000, 32000000, 72000000, 64000000, 48000000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 870 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for up to a further 3 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
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

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a ITT document. This may be obtained from the following website http://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/ as described at III.2.3 and must be completed and returned by the deadline given at IV.3.4 below. The ITT document shall include, but not be limited to, the matters detailed under clauses III.2.2 and III.2.3 below.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the documentation.
Economic and financial capacity – means of proof required. As stated in the documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The ITT documents will be accessible at the following website http://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk

To be able to access these documents you will need to select the above quoted tender in the ‘current tenders’ list, click on the ‘view tender details’ and express interest by clicking on the button provided. Afterwards, you will need to register your company details, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have already registered with In-Tend previously, please follow the link shown, this will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. If you have registered and have forgotten your username and password, please click on the forgotten password link on the In-Tend homepage. Please keep this username and password secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the In-Tend helpdesk via email: support@in-tend.com or call +44 8442728810 for further assistance. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invitation to tender prior to the closing date as in in IV.3.4. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application like WinZip or WinRar.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the ITT doc.

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

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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:

GSV1169.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

30.4.2013 – 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
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

The contract will be considered as a contract made in accordance with the law of England and Wales and subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. The House of Lords and the House of Commons are Public Authorities within the meaning of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and all correspondence received will be dealt with in accordance with the Act. The Employer does not bind himself to accept the lowest, or any, tender submitted. Short-listed tenderers will be subject to further evaluation which may include tender presentation.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

House of Commons and House of Lords
14 Tothill Street
SW1H 9NB London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: csd@parliament.uk
Telephone: +44 2072191600

Body responsible for mediation procedures

House of Commons and House of Lords
14 Tothill Street
SW1H 9NB London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: csd@parliament.uk
Telephone: +44 2072191600

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:

21.3.2013
Requirement for Video Platform