Purchase of bandwidth capacity for targeted and selected Post offices


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Specific Procurement Notice
Request for Bids - Non-Consulting Services


Employer: Ministry of Telecommunications and Information technology (MTIT)
Name of Project: Digital West Bank and Gaza 
Contract Title: Purchase of bandwidth capacity for targeted and selected Post offices
Country: Wes Bank & Gaza
Grant No.: TF-B5236
RFB No: GZ-MTIT-284843-NC-RFB 
Issued on:  April 4, 2022

1.    The Palestinian Liberation Organization has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Digital West Bank and Gaza (P174355) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Purchase of bandwidth capacity for targeted and selected Post offices. Purchasing Internet connectivity and broadband services for Palestinian post offices across the west bank from telecom operators and/or Internet Service Providers in the most optimal models for implementing capacities for selected post offices (list is attached in Bin in quantities 

2.    The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology (MTIT) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for a Purchase of bandwidth capacity for targeted and selected Post offices in West Bank. These post offices are currently connected to internet using limited speeds due to current role and needs. Selected Post Offices will act as Digital Access Points that will be a front end for e-Government Services for citizens and business. As a pre-requisite these post offices should have a reliable high speed internet connectivity, and should have all relevant tools, equipment and software and team required qualification. In this tender, the scope of work is installing internet connectivity for listed Post offices. This connectivity should include the required CPE according to hereunder specification, and in turn-key basis to the internal location in the post office, that may require a trunk or cable guide to reach the CPE (router/firewall)

3.    Bidding will be conducted through national competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations dated November 2020 for IPF Borrowers (“Procurement Regulations”) and is open to all eligible Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations. 

4.    Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from MTIT and inspect the bidding document during office hours 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the address given below 

5.    The bidding document in English will be provided for free of charge to interested Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below. The document will be sent by email.

6.    Pre-bid meeting (conference): a clarification meeting will be held online to the potential bidders in online Microsoft Teams conference on (April 10th 2022 at 10:00AM Jerusalem time).

7.    Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before May 9th 2022 at 1:00 pm Local Time. Electronic Bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below on May 9th 2022 at 1:00pm Local Time.

8.    All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 5% of total financial offer. The bid security shall be valid for 120 days from the bid submission date


9.    The address referred to above is 
    -    Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology (MTIT)
    -    Project Management Unit – 3rd Floor
    -    MTIT Building- AlMobadeen Str. Al-Bireh, West Bank.
    -    Contact person/conference coordinator: 
        o    Mr. Zuhdi Jarrar / Procurement Specialist  
        o    Tel: +970 2 2943333 
        o    Mobile: +970 592980008; 
        o    E-mail: zjarrar@mtit.gov.ps