ICT OFFICE BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE

(ICTOBAC)

 

Supplemental Bid Bulletin No.1

 

Supply, Delivery, Installation, and Configuration of Various Wireless Network Equipment for the ICT Office Network Upgrade

 

Bid Reference No. ICTOBAC-2016-04-004

 

After considering the queries, clarifications, recommendations and suggestions, ICT Office Bids and Awards Committee hereby decides to include, revise, amend, delete and/or adapt the following provisions:

QUERY ICTOBAC’S RESPONSE
Upon review of the technical Specifications of the Core Switch Requirement, we have noticed that some of the specifications are proprietary and leaning to a certain brand. May we request that the following specifications be relaxed or deleted and if we could offer equivalent specification?

 

Inquiry:

1.5.3. Antenna Gain

1.5.3.1 Radio (5GHz): 5dBi – specification is pointing towards to a specific brand and model

Bid Inquiry: Is it possible to lower the antenna gain for 5GHz from 5dBi to 4 or 3 dBi?

The Technical Specifications as stated in Section VII are minimum requirements. Bidders may offer a higher specification than what is specified in the Technical Specifications.

 

 

 

1.5.3.1 Retain the 5dBi

 

Wireless Controller:

Inquiry:

3.1.20. Compliant Standards

3.1.20.1 EN55024

3.1.20.1. EN 55022 Class A

These two standards are not included in other controller brands.

 

Bid Inquiry: Is it possible to remove these two standards to let other brands comply with the specification?

 

 

3.1.20 The bidder may offer the equivalent or higher specifications as long as they can prove the equivalency.

 

 

 

The Bidder must comply with the two standards.

We would to clarify if the required installation includes Cabling as well. Based on the Terms of Reference, cabling is not mentioned. Or installation means for the Access Points only Cabling is not be included in the bid and will be provided by ICTO.

 

The Installation will only include the mounting of the Access Points.

 

ORIGINAL PROVISION AMENDED PROVISION
Section III. Bid Data Sheet

12.1

vi. Copy of 2014 Annual Income Tax Return submitted through BIR’s Electronic Filing and Payment System (EFPS) together with the following Audited Financial Statements for 2014 and 2013 (in comparative form or separate reports):

(a)  Independent Auditor’s Report;

(b) Balance Sheet (Statement of Financial Position);

(c)  Income Statement (Statement of Comprehensive Income);

Each of the above statements must have stamped “received” by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) or its duly accredited and authorized institutions

vi. Copy of 2014 or 2015 Annual Income Tax Return submitted through BIR’s Electronic Filing and Payment System (EFPS) together with the following Audited Financial Statements for2015 and 2014 or 2014 and 2013 (in comparative form or separate reports):

(a)  Independent Auditor’s Report;

(b) Balance Sheet (Statement of Financial Position);

(c)  Income Statement (Statement of Comprehensive Income);

Each of the above statements must have stamped “received” by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) or its duly accredited and authorized institutions

Section VII. Technical Specifications
No Stipulation 1.23. Warranty: 1 Year
No Stipulation 2.24. Warranty: 1 Year
3.1.20. Compliant Standards 3.1.20 The bidder may offer the equivalent or higher specifications as long as they can prove the equivalency.
3.3. Warranty: 1 Year
4.11. Warranty: 3 Years 4.11. Warranty: 1 Year

 

All terms, conditions and instructions to bidders specified in the Bidding Documents inconsistent with this Bid Bulletin are hereby superseded and modified accordingly.

 

Please use the following forms attached in this Supplemental Bid Bulletin:

  • Section VI Revised Technical Specifications as of 26 April 2016
  • Annex III Revised Protocol / Undertaking of Agreement to Enter into Joint Venture as of 26 April 2016
  • Revised Annex VI Omnibus Sworn Statement as of 26 April 2016
  • Revised Detailed Financial Breakdown as of 26 April 2016
  • For Goods Offered from Abroad per Revised Annex VIII-A as of 26 April 2016
  • For Goods Offered From Within the Philippine Revised Annex VIII-B as of 26 April 2016

 

For information and guidance of all concerned. For a copy of the updated Revised Technical Specifications, please click on the link below:
Supplemental Bid Bulletin No.1 – Supply, Delivery, Installation, and Configuration of Various Wireless Network Equipment for the ICT Office Network Upgrade

 

Issued this 26th day of April 2016.

 

 

(SGD.) JOSE A. BAGULAYA
Chairperson, ICT Office Bids and Awards Committee