INVITATION FOR BIDS
http://www.tenderboard.gov.zm/bids.php?id=250
TB/ORD/005/07: TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY, DELIVERY, INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING OF THE NG-SDH OPTICAL FIBRE METROPOLITAN AREA NETWORK TRANSMISSION SYSTEM - ZAMBIA TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY LIMITED

The Zambia Telecommunications Company Limited intends to put up an NG-SDH optical fibre Metropolitan Area Network transmission system.

The Zambia National Tender Board, on behalf of the Zambia Telecommunications Company Limited, now invites sealed bids for the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of the NG-SDH Optical Fibre Metropolitan Area Network transmission system.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding document at the Zambia National Tender Board, Room 6, Red Cross House, Los Angeles Boulevard, P.O. Box 31009, LUSAKA, ZAMBIA. The telephone numbers are 260-1-250632/250642 and the telefax number is 260-1-250633. HOWEVER TELEGRAPHIC AND/OR ELECTRONIC OFFERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The tender document can also be accessed on the Zambia National Tender Board website: www.tenderboard.gov.zm.

A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders from the Zambia National Tender Board upon payment of a non-refundable fee of K1,000,000.00 or its equivalent in any freely convertible currency.

The invitation for bids is open to all local and foreign companies.
The bids must be clearly marked, “Tender for the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of an “NG-SDH Optical Fibre Metropolitan Area Network Transmission System.”, addressed to the Director General, Zambia National Tender Board, Red Cross House, Lusaka and must be sent not later than Friday 20 April 2007at 14.00 hours.

The bids must be deposited in the tender box at Zambia National Tender Board, 2nd Floor, Red Cross House, Los Angeles Boulevard, Lusaka, on or before Friday, 20 April 2007 at 14:00 hours local time and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% of the total bid sum, duly signed and sealed by the Guarantor (s).

The closing date for the receipt of bids is Friday, 20 April 2007at 14:00 hours local time and any bid received after the time and date stipulated above will not be accepted. The bids will be opened in the Conference Room at the Zambia National Tender Board, 2nd Floor, Red Cross House, Los Angeles Boulevard, Lusaka, Zambia, on the same date soon after closing in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

D. Kapitolo
Director General
ZAMBIA NATIONAL TENDER BOARD