The Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office) – Integrated Government Philippines Project (iGovPhil), through the 2014 eGovernment (eGov) Fund, intends to apply the sum of Seventeen Million Three Hundred Sixty Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Thirty Six Pesos (P17,368,736.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) for the Indefeasible Rights of Use (IRU) of Brand New and Existing Fiber Optic Cable Network in Butuan City:

Description Qty ABC (VAT Inclusive) Bid Security: Cash/Cashier’s/Manager’s Check, Bank Draft/Guarantee, Irrevocable Letter of Credit (2%) (Php) Cost/Price of Bid Documents (cash payment only) (Php)
Indefeasible Rights of Use (IRU) of Brand New and Existing Fiber Optic Cable Network in Butuan City 1 lot 17,368,736.00 347,374.72 15,000.00

*Only those issued and confirmed by a local universal or local commercial bank

Bids received in excess of the ABC shall automatically be rejected at the Bid Opening. Late bids shall not be accepted.

The ICT Office now invites bids from authorized Philippine suppliers, distributors, and dealers for the Design, Supply, Delivery, Installation, Splicing, Testing Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Brand New and Existing Fiber Optic Cable Network in Butuan City.

Delivery Place, Delivery Period and Installation Period:

Delivery Place Delivery Period and Installation Period
Regional Government Centers in Butuan City Detailed work plan, including milestone and critical tasks, in implementing the project within the allotted one hundred twenty (120) calendar days from date of issuance of Notice to Proceed (NTP)

A prospective Bidder should have completed within the last five (5) 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.

For this project, “similar in nature” shall mean Installation of New Facilities and Repair/Maintenance of Outside Plant Optical Fiber Cable Network.

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.

The Invitation to Bid and Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS), ICT Office Website (ICT Office.dost.gov.ph), and iGovPhil Project Website (gov.ph).

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 identification document.

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.

The Schedule of Bidding Activities shall be as follows:

ACTIVITIES TIME VENUE
Sale and Issuance of Bid Documents From October 16, 2015, 9 AM to November 10, 2015, 12 Noon iGovPhil Project, ICT Office,

C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City

Pre-Bid Conference October 26, 2015,

10 AM

Room 305, ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Submission of Bids November 10, 2015,

12 Noon

Lobby, ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Opening of Bids November 10, 2015,

1 PM

Room 305, ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City

Interested bidders may obtain further information from the BAC4IGOV Secretariat, ICT Office, C.P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM only, Mondays to Fridays starting October 16, 2015 at telephone number +63-2-920-0101 local 2631. 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.

The ICT Office reserves the right to waive any formality in the responses to the eligibility requirements and to this invitation. The ICT Office 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.

To download this bidding document, click on the link below:

Indefeasible Rights of Use (IRU) of Brand New and Existing Fiber Optic Cable Network in Butuan City

For further information, please refer to:

BAC4IGOV Secretariat
Information and Communications Technology Office
Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No. 920-7420 or 920-0101 local 2632
Fax. No. 920-7447
Email: [email protected] Office.dost.gov.ph
Web: ICT Office.dost.gov.ph and i.gov.ph