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Request for Proposals Notice – Universal Service Fund Project: Network Connectivity to Health Facilities

POSTED ON October 4, 2016 |

National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC)

Request for Proposals Notice – 4th October 2016

Universal Service Fund Project: Network Connectivity to Health Facilities

1. The National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, in accordance with the Telecommunications (Universal Service Fund) Regulations SRO 21 of 2009 invites sealed bids from licenced telecommunication providers, to establish a healthcare network at health facilities (district hospitals and medical stations). The NTRC has received funding in the form of Universal Service Fund Contributions towards the cost of the “Universal Service Fund Project” and intends to apply a part of the proceeds toward the Universal Service Fund Project.

2. This RFP is issued by the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission as part of a strategy aimed at increasing access to telecommunications network and services in Grenada, with emphasis on the development of the unserved, underserved and maritime areas, as well as institutions serving the public needs.

3. Bidding will be conducted through competitive bidding procedures in a manner consistent with fair competitive, international best practices and existing sector policies such as the Telecommunications Universal Service Fund Regulations and Guidelines.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information at the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission at the address below Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Interested eligible bidders must register with the NTRC to receive Request For Proposals by providing the names, designations and contact information of their representatives who should be contacted on matters relating to these documents and forwarding a request via email to [email protected]

5. The NTRC will hold a Pre-bid Conference for interested eligible bidders with the view of providing further information and clarification at the date and time specified in the RFP.

6. All bids must be delivered to the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission at the address below by 10:00 am on November 18th 2016. Late bids will be rejected.

Address for Inquiry, Inspection and Submission of bidding documents:

National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC)
Maurice Bishop
Grand Anse
St. George
Grenada
Telephone: +1 (473) 435 6872
Facsimile +1 (473) 435 2132
Electronic mail address: [email protected]