United Kingdom-Ipswich: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.suffolksourcing.uk
Section II: Object
Phase 3 Superfast Broadband Project
The Suffolk Better Broadband Programme is extending coverage of better broadband connectivity across the county of Suffolk. Suffolk’s overarching aspiration is to deliver full coverage of better broadband services to all premises in Suffolk as soon as possible. The tender return date is noon on 15.11.2019.
The Suffolk Better Broadband Programme is extending coverage of better broadband connectivity across the County of Suffolk. Suffolk’s overarching aspiration is to deliver full coverage of better broadband services to all premises in Suffolk as soon as possible. With contracted plans already in place to deliver better broadband to around 98 % of Suffolk premises by 2020, Suffolk County Council (SCC) now intends to procure further coverage of NGA broadband infrastructure (capable of delivering download speeds of at least 30 Mbps) in remaining areas within the county where such broadband is currently unavailable.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Suffolk County Council incorporates a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period from the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved: The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) Any such action must be brought promptly.