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Procurement of System Management and Access 2 (SMA2) Service

INVITATION TO BID  

 

Procurement of System Management and Access 2 (SMA2) Service  

 

Bid Reference No. BAC4FREEWIFI-2016-07-015 (REBID)  

 

Approved Budget for the Contract: PhP440,392,500.00  

 

  1. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through 2016 General Appropriations Act, intends to apply the sum of Pesos:  Four Hundred Forty Million Three Hundred Ninety Two Thousand Five Hundred (PhP440,392,500.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) for the Procurement of System Management and Access 2 (SMA2) Service.
Description Qty Total ABC P (VAT Inclusive) Bid Security: Bid Securing Declaration OR Cashier’s / Manager’s Check equivalent to at least 2% of the ABC (P) Cost/Price of Bid Documents (cash Payment only) (P)
Procurement of System Management and Access 2 (SMA2) Service 1 Lot 440,392,500.00 8,807,850.00 45,500.00

 

  1. Bids exceeding the stated amount of ABC shall automatically be rejected at the bid opening. Late bids shall not be accepted.

 

  1. The DICT now invites bids from authorized Philippine suppliers, distributors, and dealers for the Procurement of System Management and Access 2 (SMA2) Service.

 

  1. Delivery Place and Delivery Period:
Delivery Place Contract Duration
Please refer to Section VII. Technical Specifications. Twelve (12) Months

     

  1. A prospective Bidder should have completed within the last ten (10) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids at least one (1) single contract of similar nature amounting to at least fifty percent (50%) of the ABC OR at least two (2) contracts of similar nature, the aggregate amount of which should be equivalent to at least fifty (50%) of the ABC, the largest of these contracts must be equivalent to at least twenty five (25%) of the ABC.

 

For this project, “similar in nature” shall refer to implementation and management of IP based interconnectivity of sites for data, voice, video, internet, signaling communications and the like.  

 

  1. Open competitive bidding procedures will be conducted using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (R.A.) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”. All particulars relative to this bidding including Eligibility Checking, Bid Security, Evaluation, and Post-Qualification. Procedures and Award of Contract shall be governed by R.A.9184 and its Revised IRR.

 

  1. The Invitation to Bid and Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the DICT website (dict.gov.ph)

 

  1. The complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested bidders upon payment of a nonrefundable fee as indicated above. The Bidding Documents shall be received personally by the prospective Bidder or his duly authorized representative upon presentation of proper document.

 

Bidders who bought the bidding documents during the first failed public bidding, shall no longer be required to buy the bidding documents should they decide to participate in the second public bidding for the same project.   For purposes of having a legal personality to raise or submit written queries or clarifications in the Pre-Bid Conference relative to this bid project, Bidder must first pay the nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents on or before the date of the Pre-Bid Conference.   For the Pre-Bid Conference, bidders are encouraged to send their authorized technical representatives or personnel who are familiar with the bid requirements and will prepare the documents for the bidder.      

 

  1. The Schedule of Bidding Activities shall be as follows:
ACTIVITIES TIME VENUE
Sale and Issuance of Bid Documents From 26 July 2016, 9AM to  15 August 2016, 12 Noon Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat Office, Lower Ground Floor, DICT Building, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Pre-Bid Conference 3 August 2016 10AM Room 305, DICT Building, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Submission of Bids 15 August 2016 12 Noon Lobby, DICT Building, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Opening of Bids 15 August 2016 1PM Room 305, DICT Building, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City

 

  1. Interested bidders may obtain further information from the BAC Secretariat c/o Ms. Rosa Pilipinas M. Mendoza at the DICT Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM only, Mondays to Fridays starting 26 July 2016 at telephone number 928-6071. However, any queries relative to the contents of the bid documents and the project requirements can only be made by suppliers who purchased the bid documents not later than ten (10) calendar days prior to the Submission and Opening of Bids.

 

  1. The DICT reserves the right to waive any formality in the responses to the eligibility requirements and to this invitation. The DICT further reserves the right to accept or reject any Bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all Bids at any time prior to contract award, and makes no assurance that contract shall be entered into as a result of this invitation, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Bidder/s.

 

For a complete copy of the document, please click on the link below:

Procurement of System Management and Access 2 (SMA2) Service

 

For further information, please refer to:  

Rosa Pilipinas M. Mendoza

Head, BAC4FREEWIFI Secretariat

Department of Information and Communications Technology

Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City

TeleFax No.: 9286071

Email Address: bac4freewifi@dict.gov.ph

Website: www.dict.gov.ph        

 

 

MARIA TERESA MAGNO-GARCIA

Chairperson, BAC4FREEWIFI