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Digital radio framework for equipment and the establishment of lines and maintenance of existing facilities

July 31, 2014

Notice of Contract Award: Digital radio framework for equipment and the establishment of lines and maintenance of existing facilities

The purpose of this radio procurement is to have an agreement so that one can use digital radio communications in security or emergency purposes, or to make your job easier. It is established or to be established radio communications on a variety of offices abroad.

The acquisition will help to ensure the fulfillment of the Foreign Ministry~s security with particular focus on the safety of personnel.

Division of Safety and Emergency policy is that all employees in the Foreign Service should be able to communicate with the outside world regardless of where in the world they are located and under what conditions. To ensure this, the Ministry implemented the use of satellite telephones, mobile satellite antennas for data transmission, local VHF / UHF radio and GSM / satellite-based tracking technology

Radios contribute to a predictable provision of services for the Foreign Ministry officials in difficult conditions.

Radio communication is used primarily as emergency communications, but also used in daily operations at certain embassies.

The radios will be able to make emergency calls directly to UD.

In addition to the creation of new solutions should establish a maintenance agreement for connections in established and the established connections in question. Some of these are still analog.

Use of radios are also assessed at the Foreign Ministry in Oslo during crises or major events. This will be an option in the agreement. One then looks for that one linked to an established network in Oslo.

There are two adopted international standards for digital radio, these are Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) and Terrestial Trunked Radio (Tetra).

Participants must submit a DMR solution for working abroad.

For the option for the delivery of Oslo client to connect to an established connection, it can be both DMR or Tetra.

The supplier must still be able to deliver both standards so that local tetra system can be established if necessary.

Details of the contract value (or lowest / highest offer evaluated): 6000000 NOK

Date of contract award: 28.07.2014

Information about offers: Number of tenders received: 2

File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: 14/02267

Is it likely that parts of the contract will be subcontracted: Is it likely that parts of the contract to be subcontracted: No.

Contract related to a project / program financed by EU funds: no

Contractor name : TC CONNECT

Contractor address : 981 568 389

Pb 160 Manglerud

0612 Oslo

Implementing agency : Utenriksdepartementet


Postboks 8114 Dep.

0032 Oslo


Kontaktperson: SigbjØrn Nerland

Telefon: +47 23950000


Faks: +47 23950099

Country :Norway

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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