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Services - 35203-2020

24/01/2020    S17

France-Paris: Mobile Telephony Services

2020/S 017-035203

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Banking Authority
National registration number: 847817798 00014
Postal address: Tour Europlaza, 20 av. André Prothin CS 30154
Town: Paris La Défense CEDEX
NUTS code: FR105 Hauts-de-Seine
Postal code: 92927
Country: France
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Mobile Telephony Services

Reference number: EBA/2019/09/ITU/SER/OP
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64212000 Mobile-telephone services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Mobile telephony services basically covering SIM cards, mobile network access, coverage and internet data.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64212100 Short Message Service (SMS) services
64212200 Enhanced Messaging Service (EMS) services
64212300 Multimedia Message Service (MMS) services
64213000 Shared-business telephone network services
64214000 Dedicated-business telephone network services
64212600 Enhanced Data for GSM Evolution (EDGE) services
64212500 General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) services
64212400 Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FR105 Hauts-de-Seine
Main site or place of performance:

Worldwide coverage, EBA's headquarters at Tour Europlaza, 20 av. André Prothin, 92400 Courbevoie, FRANCE.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— mobile voice and data communication services, including the provision of access to cellular service with global and in particular European, coverage,

— delivery and support of SIM cards,

— replacement and migration of EBA’s current SIM cards and the provision of associated services (voice and data),

— web portal to manage the contract see consumption obtain reports, invoices, etc.,

— ensuring that cellular access is possible at EBA’s premises in Paris.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework contract will renew automatically 2 times for 2 periods of 1 year each, with a maximum duration of 48 months, unless 1 of the parties notifies the other of its intention not to renew it.

II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

EBA may conclude the framework service contract with the successful tenderer on the basis of the model framework contract published in this call for tenders.

Preferably, tenderers accept EBA’s model framework contract. In this case, the provisions of the framework contract can be subject to minor modifications of its special conditions only.

Should another contract be used (proposed by the successful tenderer in its tender), the following clauses of the general conditions for service framework contracts must be included:

— payments to be made within 30 days after receiving an invoice,

— processing of personal data,

— VAT exemption clause,

— checks and audits.

Should another contract be used, the general conditions of the model framework contract will apply in situations not regulated by the main contract and therefore any other contract template than the framework contract provided shall be amended accordingly.

In case the model framework contract is not used and another contract proposed the successful tenderer is used instead, the contractor would be obliged to deliver the services in accordance with:

1) The tender specifications;

2) The awarded Tender; and

3) The contract proposed by the successful tenderer.

In case of inconsistency between the terms of the 3 documents above, the following order of priority would apply:

1) The tender specifications;

2) The awarded tender; and

3) The framework contract.

The contractor shall agree to:

— comply with all of the contractual obligations,

— nominate a person or service responsible for ensuring a permanent liaison in English language with the contracting authority, i.e. the contractor’s contract manager.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court — Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du président Robert Schuman
Town: Strasbourg
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeal must be lodged with the General Court of the European Union within 2 months of plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. Lodging of a complaint with the European Ombudsman neither suspends this deadline nor creates a new deadline for appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Banking Authority
Postal address: 20 rue Andre Prothin
Town: Courbevoie
Postal code: 92400
Country: France
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: