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Title: Next Generation Access Broadband Wales - Phase 2 (Lot 2 only)
Published by: Welsh Government
Publication Date: 16/01/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 03 Contract Award Notice - Successful Supplier(s)
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Next Generation Access Broadband Wales - Phase 2(Project) is a national project to bring high speed broadband to areas of Wales currently deemed commercially unviable by the market. The current Superfast Cymru programme is due to end in 2018. Access to high speed broadband for the remaining underserved eligible premises (UE Premises) will be addressed via the Project. The Project is the first phase of potential solutions being proposed by the Welsh Government to deliver high speed broadband to UE Premises throughout Wales. In this phase, the Welsh Government is seeking to appoint suitably qualified suppliers to provide Next Generation Access (NGA) broadband infrastructure to deliver superfast(30+Mbps) broadband services to as many UE Premises as possible. The potential value of the Project is up to GBP 200m, of which GBP 62m of funding has been confirmed, and up to an additional GBP 138m of project funding may be available.
CPV: 32000000, 32000000, 32412100, 32500000.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Welsh Government

ICT Infrastructure Division, Southgate House

Cardiff

CF10 1EW

UK

E-mail: gareth.colley@gov.wales

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Next Generation Access Broadband Wales - Phase 2 (Lot 2 only)

Reference number: C247/2017/2018

II.1.2) Main CPV code

32000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Works

II.1.4) Short description

Next Generation Access Broadband Wales - Phase 2(Project) is a national project to bring high speed broadband to areas of Wales currently deemed commercially unviable by the market. The current Superfast Cymru programme is due to end in 2018. Access to high speed broadband for the remaining underserved eligible premises (UE Premises) will be addressed via the Project. The Project is the first phase of potential solutions being proposed by the Welsh Government to deliver high speed broadband to UE Premises throughout Wales. In this phase, the Welsh Government is seeking to appoint suitably qualified suppliers to provide Next Generation Access (NGA) broadband infrastructure to deliver superfast(30+Mbps) broadband services to as many UE Premises as possible. The potential value of the Project is up to GBP 200m, of which GBP 62m of funding has been confirmed, and up to an additional GBP 138m of project funding may be available.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 9 256 012.00  GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

32000000

32412100

32500000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL


Main site or place of performance:

Works within the East Wales area as detailed in the ITT documents

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Following public consultation, an Intervention Area of 32,356 NGA white premises has been identified with an additional 19,689 premises potentially available pending further information. The solution must provide Next Generation Access (NGA) infrastructure using qualifying technologies capable of delivering broadband services with a download speed of greater than 30 Mbps to as many of these

premises as possible.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Solution Design Quality / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Wholesale Network Design / Wholesale and Retail Pricing / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Economic Value Add / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Implementation Plan / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Contract and Stakeholder Management / Weighting: 10

Cost criterion: Financial Model / Weighting: 7.5

Cost criterion: Commercial Sustainability and Viability / Weighting: 12.5

Cost criterion: Solution Coverage at NGA Speeds / Weighting: 30

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

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

138 000 000 GBP of further funding may be available to support an extension of NGA deployed services which may be allocated to some or all of the designated lots. Any further funding availability will be managed through the Contract Change Control Procedure.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about 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

Notice number in the OJ S:

2018/S 020-040781

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: C247/2017/2018

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

11/01/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 2

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1

Number of tenders received from tenderers from EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLC

BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PLC, 81 Newgate St

LONDON

EC1A 7AJ

UK

NUTS: UK

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:

Total value of the contract/lot: : 9 256 012.00  GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

Please note, this contract award notice relates to Lot 2 only. Lots 1 and 3 were previously awarded under contract notice 2018/S 216-493154

(WA Ref:88090)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Welsh Government

Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park

Cardiff

CF10 3NQ

UK

Telephone: +44 3000623300

Internet address(es)

URL: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/01/2019


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: gareth.colley@gov.wales
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
32000000Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipmentTechnology and Equipment
32500000Telecommunications equipment and suppliesRadio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
32412100Telecommunications networkCommunications network

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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