Notice Type: Combine Solicitation
Subject: UPLINK TO DIRECT-TO-HOME TELEVISION SERVICES - 24/7
Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services
Solicitation Number: BBG50-R-14-0060
Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business
(i) THIS IS A COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION FOR A COMMERCIAL ITEM PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FORMAT IN SUBPART 12.6 AS SUPPLEMENTED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; PROPOSALS ARE BEING REQUESTED AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED.
(ii) Solicitation No. BBG50-R-14-0060 is issued as a Request For Proposal (RFP) and a contract will be awarded using the contracting by negotiation procedures in FAR Part 15.
(iii) This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect from the Federal Acquisition Regulations 2005-76, dated
(iv). This is a total small business set aside. The North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 517110 and the small business size standard is
(v). The contractor shall provide the Contract Line Items as shown in the Addendum A entitled Price Schedule.
OCB may be interested in leasing broadcast time, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week on one satellite channel, subject to availability of funds.
For each half hour block, there will be three 2 minute commercial breaks within each half hour. The contractor will be allowed one minute in each commercial break for their own announcements or commercials (a total of 3 minutes in each half hour). The Contractor may broadcast its own station announcements before or after OCB programs, but not within OCB programs, except for the aforementioned commercial breaks. Station announcements shall be limited to commercials and features of local interest and must be clearly distinguished from the OCB and the
(vii) The period of performance is
(viii) The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provision FAR 52.212-1 Instruction to Offerors-Commercial Items, applies to this solicitation. FAR provisions and clauses may be obtained from the Internet Web address at: http://acquisition.gov/far/index.html.
(ix) The government intends to award one Commercial Item, Firm-Fixed Price contract resulting from this RFP utilizing Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) source selection procedures in accordance with FAR 15.101-2. By submission of its proposal, the Offeror acknowledges that it will comply with all of the requirements under this solicitation, including stated terms, conditions, representations and certifications. Offerors will be evaluated on the information in their proposal and award(s) will be made to the lowest priced, technically acceptable proposal in each
(x) Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items with its offer. Offerors may either submit a paper copy of FAR Clause 52.212-3 or submit this information through the System of Award Management (SAM) at HTTPS://WWW.SAM.GOV/PORTAL/PUBLIC/SAM/. Proposals must also include contractor's DUNS Number, prompt payment terms, and correct remittance address, if different from mailing address. THE CONTRACTOR MUST BE REGISTERED ONLINE IN THE SAM WEB SITE PRIOR TO CONTRACT AWARD.
(xi) The FAR clause 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition with addendum to the clause. The addendum is as follows: CONTRACTING OFFICER REPRESENTATIVE: The Contracting Officer will appoint by letter a Contracting Officer Representative (COR), who will have the responsibility of ensuring that the work conforms to the requirements of the contract and such other responsibilities and authorities as may be specified in the letter of authorization or this contract. It is understood and agreed, in particular, that the COR shall not have authority to make changes in the scope or terms and conditions of the contract unless and only to the extent that such authority is specified in the letter of authorization or the contract. THE RESULTANT CONTRACTOR IS HEREBY FOREWARNED THAT, ABSENT THE REQUISITE AUTHORITY OF THE AR/CO TO MAKE ANY SUCH CHANGES, IT MAY BE HELD FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHANGES NOT AUTHORIZED IN
(xii) FAR clause 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, applies to this solicitation by reference and proposed subsequent contract as well as the following clauses contained within FAR clause 52.212-5: 52.204-10 Reporting Executive compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards; 52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set (15 U.S.C. 644); 52.219-8 Utilization of Small Business Concerns; 52.219-28 Post Award Small Business Program Representation; 52.222-3 Convict Labor; 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies; 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246); 52.222-35 Equal Opportunity for Veterans (38 U.S.C. 4212); 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (29 U.S.C. 793); 52.222-37 Employment Reports on Veterans (38 U.S.C. 4212); 52.222-40 Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act; 52.223-18 Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging with Driving; 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases and 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (31 U.S.C. 3332)
(xiii) Additional FAR provisions and clauses incorporated by reference and applicable to this solicitation and the proposed subsequent contract are: 52.232-18 Availability of Funds and 52.237-3 Continuity of Services.
(xiv) A Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) assigned rating is not applicable to this acquisition.
(xv) Failure to provide any of the above-required CLINs may result in the rejection of your proposal. Full text of all FAR clauses and provisions are available electronically at the following Internet address: (http://www.arnet.gov/far). Proposals shall be in writing and must be signed by an official who is authorized to bind the organization. Email, fax or oral proposals will not be accepted. Questions must be submitted in writing to
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