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RFP - Government Cellular Services



  Reference Number PW-$$EF-718-21743
  Solicitation Number EN869-103095/B
  Organization Name Public Services and Procurement Canada
Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada
  Source ID FD.DP.QC.10077.C2
  Associated Components Yes


  Published 2010-09-03
  Revised 2010-09-16
  Closing 2010-10-08 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time EDT


  Category Information Processing and Related Telecommunications Services
  Region of Delivery Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, National Capital Region, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
  Region of Opportunity
  Agreement Type Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  Tender Type Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
  Estimated Value
  Solicitation Method

Notice Description

  RFP - Government Cellular Services

Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:
Government Cellular Services (GCS)

Bastien, Antony
Telephone No. - (819) 956-9739
Fax No. - (819) 953-3703

The closing date for this bid solicitation has been amended, and
now closes on October 8, 2010. See solicitation documents for
complete details.

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has a
requirement on behalf of the Government of Canada (GoC) for the
provision of Government Cellular Services (GCS), including
associated accessories and devices, on an "as and when
requested" basis to locations throughout Canada. This bid
solicitation is intended to lead to the establishment of
multiple contracts that will be valid for four years, with
Canada retaining the right to exercise up to two one-year
optional extensions.

PWGSC intends to establish national procurement vehicles for
cellular devices and services for departments nationally in the
following three streams of services that are intended to satisfy
the majority of Canada's cellular services needs.
Stream 1 - Mobile Phones, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs),
and Cellular Modem products and associated services in Canada,
with coverage in the USA and internationally.
Stream 2 - Push-to-Talk (PTT) Products and Services
Stream 3 - Secure Global System for Mobile (GSM) Wireless

Canada intends to select up to three suppliers for Stream 1 with
the work being assigned utilizing a Work Allocation Process as
described in section 7.6. Canada intends to select a single
supplier for each of Streams 2 and 3.

Although bids will be subject to a preference for Canadian
Content, all potential suppliers capable of meeting the
requirements of this bid solicitation are invited to submit a

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on
Internal Trade (AIT).

There is also a security requirement associated with this
procurement. The Bidder must hold a valid organization security
clearance as indicated in Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses.

All mandatory requirements and conditions are fully described in
the bid solicitation document
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Bastien, Antony
Place du Portage, Phase III
4th floor / 4e étage
Core C1 / Noyau C1
11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
K1A 0S5
(819) 956-9739 ( )



Contracting Authority

  Name Antony Bastien
  Address Place du Portage, Phase III 4th floor / 4e étage Core C1 / Noyau C1 11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
  City Gatineau
  State / Province Québec
  Country Canada
  Postal Code K1A 0S5
  Phone (819) 956-9739 ( )
  Fax (819) 953-3703
  Website URL

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