Services - 326121-2016

21/09/2016    S182

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of transmission services

2016/S 182-326121

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit A4, Audiovisual Services
Postal address: BERL 04/276, rue de la Loi 200
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Ms Annika Agerblad
E-mail: COMM-AV-TRANSMISSION-TENDER@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +322 2958290

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/contracts-and-grants/contracts/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1755
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Provision of transmission services.

Reference number: PO/2016-15/A4.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64228100 Television broadcast transmission services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The requirement is for the supply of transmission services for the information programmes of the European Union.

In view of the services to be provided, the contract is divided into 2 lots, as follows:

— lot I: provision of technical infrastructure necessary for the transmission of high definition television services via satellite,

— lot II: supply of bi-directional video links and provision of services for ad hoc transmissions of audiovisual material.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 100 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Provision of technical infrastructure necessary for the transmission of high definition television services via satellite

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64228100 Television broadcast transmission services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

There are 2 aspects of this service:

— lot I(a): the main EbS and EbS+ services that operate permanently,

— lot I(b): an emergency infrastructure that will be activated during a crisis involving the European Commission's headquarters.

These services will give rise to the conclusion of a direct service contract.

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: 3 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Tacit renewal.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Not applicable.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Supply of bi-directional video links and provision of services for ad hoc transmissions of audiovisual material

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64228100 Television broadcast transmission services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of bi-directional video links and provision of services for ad hoc transmissions of audiovisual material.

This service will give rise to the conclusion of a framework contract for services.

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: 600 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Tacit renewal.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Not applicable.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open 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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/11/2016
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Irish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/11/2016
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Unit A4, Audiovisual Services, meeting room Aquarium 7, Berlaymont -1, rue de la Loi 200, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers and the representatives of the European Commission.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031

Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, CS 30403
Town: Strasbourg Cedex
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +333 88172313
Fax: +333 88179062

Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/09/2016