The Information and Communications Technology Office (ICT Office), through the GAA 2015 Continuing Appropriations – Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places Project (“Project”) intends to apply the sum of Pesos: Nine Hundred Ninety Million Three Hundred Sixty Thousand Six Hundred (PhP990,360,600.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the IP Transport Municipal  Services Phase 2  (IPTM2).  Bids received in excess of the ABC shall automatically rejected at bid opening.

Contract Name Approved Budget

for the Contract


Cost of bidding documents


Bid Submission Bid Opening


990,360,600.00 75,000.00* 21 March 2016

12 Noon

21 March 2016

3 PM

* Bidding documents may be purchased per lot please refer to the bidding documents. Bidder may bid for one, some and all lots.  Separate bid security for each lot being bid.

The ICT Office now invites bids for the Procurement of IP TRANSPORT MUNICIPAL SERVICES PHASE 2 (IPTM2). This bid is composed of one thousand three hundred eighty five (1,385) municipalities, organized into three (3) Offer Groups that have varied scopes.  A “Service” shall connect one or more of the Project’s Municipal Point of Presence (mPoP) Component Managed Service (CMS) to either the IP Core (CORE) CMS or one or more Point of Presence (PoP) CMS, all of which are to be provisioned by the System Management & Access (SMA) Service of the Project.


A SERVICE shall only be implemented and made fully available within days specified below upon receipt of Notice to Proceed and Notice from ICT Office that there is a completion of its pre-requisites (backhaul, network, etc.).

  1. Within one hundred twenty (120) calendar days, one third (⅓) of covered municipalities;
  2. Within one hundred fifty (150) calendar days, two thirds (⅔) of covered municipalities; and,
  3. Within one hundred eighty (180) calendar days, all covered municipalities.


Bidders should have completed, within the last three (3) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instruction to Bidders.

Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorship, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183 and subject to Commonwealth Act 138.

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders starting 29 February 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mondays to Fridays, except holidays upon payment of a non-refundable fee for the bidding documents in the amount stated above at the ICT Office’s Cashier Section. It may also download free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of ICT Office, provided that Bidders shall pay the non-refundable fee for the Bidding Document stated above not later than the submission of bids.

The ICT Office BAC4FreeWiFi has scheduled the following activities for the said Project:

Pre-bid Conference Deadline for Submission and Receipt of Bids Bid Opening
09 March 2016, (Wed), 3:00 PM 21 March 2016, (Mon), 12:00 Noon 21 March 2016, (Mon), 3:00 PM
Venue: Seminar Room, ICT Office Building, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Venue: AVR Room, ICT Office Building, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Venue: AVR Room, ICT Office Building, Carlos P. Garcia Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City

The ICT Office Bids and Awards Committee will hold a Pre-bid Conference on the above stated date, which shall be open to all interested bidders who purchased the bidding documents.

ICT Office 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 or Bidders.

To download the bidding documents, please click on the links below:

Invitation to Bid – Procurement of IP Transport Municipal Services  Phase 2 (IPTM2)
IPTM Phase 2 Annex 2-A: Provincial Group Consolidated Bid Detail Form
IPTM Phase 2 Annex 2-B: Island Group Consolidated Bid Detail Form
IPTM Phase 2 Annex 2-C1 and C2: List of Municipal Group Lots / Consolidated Bid Form for Municipal Group Bids

For further information, please contact:

Lower Ground Floor, ICTO Building,
C. P. Garcia Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Telefax No.: 9286071