Services - 593793-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  607417-2021
19/11/2021    S225

Norway-Oslo: Internet service providers ISP

2021/S 225-593793

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Digitaliseringsdirektoratet
National registration number: 991825827
Postal address: Lørenfaret 1C 0580 Oslo
Town: OSLO
NUTS code: NO Norge
Postal code: 0151
Country: Norway
Contact person: Natalia McParland
Telephone: +47 22451000
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
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
Other type: Government Directorate
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Internet access to Digdir in Oslo, Leikanger, and Brønnøysund

Reference number: 21/01362
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72411000 Internet service providers ISP
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Digitaliseringsdirektoratet [the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency] needs ot purchase internet access from a supplier to all of our office locations. Digdir has a growing portfolio of important internet services requiring high up-time. These services are both internal and external, but the common denominator is that they both use the internet as a carrier. It is a strategic goal that these service can be operated in a justifiable manner that both meets requirements from order and the expectations of the end user.

Currently we have a contract with Sognenett that delivers internet access to all of our lcoations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32412110 Internet network
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO071 Nordland
NUTS code: NO081 Oslo
NUTS code: NO0A2 Vestland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The duration of the contract is three years + one year + one year with desired commencement in January 2022. See the attached documents for more information and requirement for the delilvery.

The estimated contract value for four months is between NOK 2.7 million to NOK 3.5 million excluding VAT. The estimate does not imply a purchase obligation, but is based on previous consumption.

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 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

One year + one year

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Extension of one year + one year. Included option to increase speed.

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

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:

Tenderers must be a legally established company. Documentation: Norwegian companies: Company Registration Certificate.

Foreign tenderers: Verification that the company is registered in a trade index or a register of business enterprises as prescribed by the law of the country where the company is established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers must have sufficient financial strength to fulfil the contract. Creditworthiness with no requirement for collateral will be sufficient to meet the requirement. Documentation Requirement: Tenderers must enclose a credit rating. The credit report must be based on the last known accounting figures. The credit rating must be a so-called rating, (including credit rating, partial judgement and historical rating), and it must be carried out by a publicly approved credit institution. The credit rating must not be less than A (assessment of figures). Tenderers with lower ratings than A or equivalent (i.e. No credit worthy or credit worthy countery collaterol) will not be qualified. Newly established Suppliers must not be worse than AN (credit rating newly established company) or if another rating is used (assessment of figures).

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The tenderer must have experience from relevant assignments/deliveries in the last three years. Documentation: Description of up to three relevant deliveries/assignments. The description must include the contract value, date and recipient (name, phone and e-mail). References must be contactable if necessary, to clarify the relevance of the contract. However, it is the tenderer´s responsibility to provide a description substantiating relevance.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/12/2021
Local time: 12:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/12/2021
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Oslo tingrett
Town: Oslo
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: