Supplies - 492690-2020

19/10/2020    S203

Ireland-Dublin: Telecommunications network

2020/S 203-492690

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Dublin City Council
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Civic Offices, Wood Quay
Town: Dublin 8
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Edward Emmanuel
E-mail: edward@smartdocklands.ie
Telephone: +353 12226297
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.dublincity.ie
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/267
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=175712&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

DCC Market Consultation on 5G and the Future of Connectivity

Reference number: 5G and Future of Connectivity
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32412100 Telecommunications network
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Dublin City Council is interested in hearing from the market with the intent of developing a further understanding of the following:

— current, medium and long-term telecoms requirements within Dublin City Council area,

— suitability of small cell deployment models such as neutral host and shared infrastructure, to enable large-scale rollouts,

— implications of neutral hosting and active sharing on net neutrality, traffic management, security and market competition,

— implications of Article 57 of the European Electronics Code (Directive EU 2018/1972)

— appropriate ways to address access to DCC's assets and requirements including fibre and power,

— strategies to minimise road openings and address visual clutter,

— commercial and revenue opportunities for the city and its residents, as well as potential use cases for the end-state network,

— how to address the digital divide and social inclusion to ensure novel innovations and applications support all communities in Dublin.

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)
32424000 Network infrastructure
32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies
32520000 Telecommunications cable and equipment
32521000 Telecommunications cable
32522000 Telecommunications equipment
32523000 Telecommunications facilities
32524000 Telecommunications system
32561000 Fibre-optic connections
32562100 Optical-fibre cables for information transmission
32562300 Optical-fibre cables for data transmission
32570000 Communications equipment
32571000 Communications infrastructure
32572000 Communications cable
32572100 Communications cable with multiple electrical conductors
32572300 Communications cable for special applications
45314000 Installation of telecommunications equipment
45314300 Installation of cable infrastructure
50330000 Maintenance services of telecommunications equipment
50332000 Telecommunications-infrastructure maintenance services
50333000 Maintenance services of radio-communications equipment
51300000 Installation services of communications equipment
64200000 Telecommunications services
64227000 Integrated telecommunications services
71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services
32510000 Wireless telecommunications system
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

Dublin City Council Administrative Area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Dublin City Council is interested in hearing from the market with the intent of developing a further understanding of the following:

• current, medium and long-term telecoms requirements within Dublin City Council’s administrative area;

• the suitability of small cell deployment models such as neutral host and shared infrastructure, outlined in the discussion paper, to enable large-scale rollouts;

• the implications of neutral hosting and active sharing on net neutrality, traffic management, security and market competition;

• the implications of Article 57 of the European Electronics Code (Directive EU 2018/1972), which aims to simplify and accelerate small cell installations through a permit-exempt deployment regime;

• the most appropriate ways to address access to Dublin City Council’s assets and requirements including fibre and power;

• the best strategies to minimise road openings and address visual clutter;

• identification of commercial and revenue opportunities for the city and its residents, as well as potential use cases for the end-state network;

• how to address the digital divide and social inclusion to ensure novel innovations and applications support all communities in Dublin.

II.2.14)Additional information

This is a Prior Information Notice to investigate current market information regarding 5G and the Future of Connectivity. It is not a Request for Tender applications.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
31/12/2020

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:

Suppliers should fill in the questionnaire available in the attached documentation section and return through the messaging facility on or before the closing deadline of 12 noon on the 11 November 2020.

Please note that where documents are made available in both PDF and Word format, in the event that there is any discrepancy between the documents, the PDF version will take precedence.

Please note that this is not a call for competition and no tender documents are available at this stage. In addition, the process will not be utilised in order to preclude any future competition to be conducted by Dublin City Council.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/10/2020