Invitation for Pre-qualification - Telecommunication Network Enhancement Project (TKM1008)

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SPN-SE
Executing department
Energy & ICT Division
Sector
Information & Communications
Project title
Telecommunication Network Enhancement Project (TKM1008)
Email
pmu@online.tm

This invitation for prequalification follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in newspaper «Asharq Al-Awsat» dated December 8, 2017, local newspaper «Нейтральный Туркменистан» dated December 8, 2017 on official website of Islamic Development Bank (www.isdb.org) and on official website of the Ministry of Communication of Turkmenistan (www.mincom.gov.tm).

The Ministry of Communication of Turkmenistan has received financing from the Islamic Development Bank toward the cost of the Telecommunication Network Enhancement Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the contracts for development of a mobile and fixed line networks, deployment of universal billing platforms, construction of high-speed data transport network, expansion of the FM radio broadcasting area, creation of a national monitoring center for the radio-frequency spectrum. Bidding will be governed by the Islamic Development Bank’s eligibility rules and procedures.

The interested eligible Applicants are invited to apply for each lot separately and/or several lots combined. The Ministry of Communication of Turkmenistan intends to prequalify contractors and/or firms for the below lots:

 

Package 1.

Development of mobile network of TM Cell in Ashgabat, Akhal, Balkan, Dashoguz, Lebap and Mary regions.

Lot 1.1

Development of mobile network of TM Cell in Ashgabat, Akhal, Balkan and Dashoguz regions of Turkmenistan.

Lot 1.2

Development of the mobile network of TM Cell in Lebap and Mary regions of Turkmenistan.

Package 2.

Expansion and modernization of the billing system  and multiservice platform for Ashgabat City Telephone network and TM Cell.

Lot 2.1

Expansion and modernization of the billing system of TM Cell.

Lot 2.2

Supply, installation and commissioning of a billing multi-service platform for fixed network.

Package 3

Development of FM radio broadcasting network.

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Development of FM radio broadcasting network, including FM Transmitting Devices, Power Supply and Antenna-feeder Devices in Turkmenistan.

Package 4

Expansion of fixed telephone network.

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Expansion of the fixed telephone network of Turkmenistan.

Package 5

Modernization of multiservice data transmission network (Internet).

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Modernization of multiservice data transmission network (Internet) of Turkmenistan.

Package 6

Establishment of the National Center for the Management and Control of the Radio Frequency Spectrum.

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Supply, installation and commissioning of a set of equipment and software for the establishment of the National Center for the Management and Control of the Radio Frequency Spectrum of Turkmenistan.

It is expected that invitations for prequalification process will be made in April, 2019. 

Prequalification will be conducted through prequalification procedures specified in the Islamic Development Bank’s Guidelines for Procurement of Goods and Works, May 2009, amended February 2012 and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries, as defined in the guidelines.

Interested eligible Applicants may obtain further information from and inspect the prequalification document at the Ministry of Communication of Turkmenistan (address below) from 09:00 to 12:00 (local time) in accordance with the table below. A complete set of the prequalification document in English and Russian may be purchased by interested Applicants (a) on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of US$ 805 (eight hundred and five dollars of USA) (VAT included) for each package by the method of money transfer to the following bank account:

 

TURKMENARAGATNASHYK AGENCY

88 Archabil Avenue, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 744000

Beneficiary Bank: SCBT «TURKMENBASHY»

ASHGABAT, TM

SWIFT:INVATM2X

Account: 04-441-516

Foreign currency account: 23201840130427300192000

Transit currency account for tenders: 28902840130427400082000

Intermediary Bank: DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS

SWIFT: BKTRUS 33

 

MFO: 390101304

          Tax code: 101161000271

Applications for prequalification should be submitted in sealed envelopes, delivered to the address below within 60 (sixty) days i.e. June 12, 2019 from the publication of the present announcement  (11 a.m. – local time), and be clearly marked «Application to Prequalify for the Telecommunication Network Enhancement Project (TKM-1008)» as well as indicated with the applied lot/s name/s.

TURKMENARAGATNASHYK AGENCY

Address: 88 Archabil Avenue, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 744000

Tel: +993 12 449000, +993 12 449095

Fax: +993 12 449393

E-mail: pmu@online.tm

Web site: www.mincom.gov.tm