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Universal Service Fund Project: Secured Wired/Wireless Mesh Network to Schools

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National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC)

Request for Proposals Notice

October 2nd, 2017

Universal Service Fund Project: Secured Wired/Wireless Mesh Network to Schools

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 secure Wired/Wireless Mesh network to facilitate access to broadband internet services to all schools in Grenada. 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 Universal Service Fund Regulations and Guidelines.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information at the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Grenada at the addresses 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 biddinggntrc@ectel.int.

4. All bids must be delivered to the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission at the address below by 10:00 am on December 6th, 2017. 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: biddinggntrc@ectel.int