PUBLIC TENDER NOTICE - SUPPLY, INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING OF A QUALITY OF SERVICE(QoS) MONITORING SYSTEM FOR BOTH FIXED AND MOBILE NETWORKS
PUBLIC TENDER NOTICE TENDER NO: BOCRA/PT/001/2022.2023
SUPPLY, INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING OF A QUALITY OF SERVICE (QoS) MONITORING SYSTEM FOR BOTH FIXED AND MOBILE NETWORKS
The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA or the Authority) hereby invites experienced and reputable Local and International companies to tender for Supply, Installation, and Commissioning of Quality of Service (QoS) Monitoring System for both Fixed and Mobile Networks.
The Contractor will be expected to supply, deliver, install, test and commission a Quality of Service (QoS) Monitoring System for both Fixed and Mobile networks. The Contractor will also be expected to provide support and maintenance services for a period of two (2) years.
Bidders who are domiciled in Botswana must be registered with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) under the following categories:
Code 120: ICT Technical Support Services
Subcode 01: Systems Development Services and Maintenance Services, and
05: Network Management and Maintenance Services
Code 118: Telecommunication Services
Subcode 05: Installation and Maintenance of Telecommunication Equipment and Systems
International companies are exempted from registration with the PPADB however, Tax Exemption Certificate issued by Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) is required. Preferences will be offered to wholly citizen owned, majority citizen owned, and minority citizen owned service providers.
For foreign companies, preference shall be given to companies who undertake to enter into business (Joint Venture, Consortium, Associations or any type of Partnerships) with or
sub-contract portions of the work to 100% citizen-owned companies. Foreign-owned companies shall be required to sub-contract up to 30% of the contract to citizen-owned companies. Foreign Bidders domiciled outside Botswana must, in order to be considered for the tender, submit company registration documents issued by relevant authorities.
Youth owned companies in Botswana shall purchase the ITT at 50% of the purchase price as per Presidential Directive CAB 14 (B)/2015.
The Invitation to Tender (ITT) document should be purchased by interested companies at a non-refundable fee of P1 100.00 (One Thousand One Hundred Pula) VAT Inclusive. Payment must be made in the form of bank transfer or deposits to the following bank details:
Bank Name: First National Bank Botswana Ltd
Branch Name: Mall
Branch Code: 28-28-67
Account Name: Botswana Communications Regulatory
Authority Bank Account No: 62011115088
Swift Code: FIRNBWGX
Tender documents shall be issued upon provision of Proof of Payment (POP). POPs should be forwarded to email@example.com . All funds transfer bank charges shall be borne by the bidder.
An Online Clarification Meeting for ALL registered bidders will be held on 25 April 2022 at 9am CAT. The meeting will focus ONLY on providing clarifications on Section 1 (Invitation and Instructions to Bidders) of the ITT.
Bids and all supporting documents should be submitted not later than 10:00hrs on 17 May 2022 or such other later date as the Authority may advise in writing, in the Tender Box located at the following address:
Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority
Bids will be opened at 10:05 HRS on the 17 May 2022 at the BOCRA oﬃces. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, bidders and the general public will not be allowed to attend the opening. Tender opening results will be shared with bidders through BOCRA Website.
BOCRA Procurement Regulations and Procedures shall apply to this tender.
Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing, the Authority is not bound to accept the lowest or any tender offer. For any further information regarding the tender, please contact:
Procurement Oﬃce at: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLICK HERE to download the Tender Document.