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Services - 289344-2016

20/08/2016    S160

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Telephone and data transmission services

2016/S 160-289344

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cambridgeshire County Council
Postal address: Shire Hall, Castle Hill
Town: Cambridge
NUTS code: UKH EAST OF ENGLAND
Postal code: CB3 0AP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Darren Hogwood
E-mail: darren.hogwood@cambridgeshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7777689184
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of a High Speed Public Sector Telecommunications Network and Associated Services.

Reference number: DN177270
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64210000 Telephone and data transmission services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Cambridgeshire County Council and partner organisations are reviewing options for the replacement of its existing corporate voice and data network and calls and lines contracts.

The contract value is expected to be in the range of 25 000 000 to 80 000 000 GBP.

The Council wishes to consult with Potential Providers about this opportunity. Potential providers should note that it is not the Council's intention to break the requirement into lots. The Council wishes to consult providers with the necessary capacity to deliver a network at this scale.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH EAST OF ENGLAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The current partnership comprises a number of public authorities in the Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Norfolk area that have come together to procure a flexible, capable and value for money telecommunications network that will support and enable their operations within the community. This telecommunications network must be delivered within the current constraints faced by the Public Sector.

The Partnership envisages the proposed network will be seen as the public services network (PSN) of choice within the region. It is envisaged that the economies of scale will facilitate a network that is attractive to all partners.

II.2.14)Additional information

Potential Providers will be required to be register on the Council's e-tendering portal at: www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk to access tender documentation when issued.

Potential providers should note that it is not the Council's intention to break the requirement into lots. The Council wishes to consult providers with the necessary capacity to deliver a network at this scale.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
06/10/2016

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/08/2016