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Combine Solicitation - Content Discovery

September 4, 2014

Notice Type: Combine Solicitation

Posted Date: 03-SEP-14

Office Address: Broadcasting Board of Governors; Director, Office of Contracts; Office of Contracts (CON); 330 C Street, SW, Room 4300 Washington DC 20237

Subject: Content Discovery

Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services

Solicitation Number: BBG50-R-14-00018

Contact: Diane Sturgis, Phone 202-382-7849, Fax 202-382-7854, Email

Setaside: Total Small BusinessTotal Small Business

Place of Performance Country: US

Description: Broadcasting Board of Governors

Director, Office of Contracts

Office of Contracts (CON)

The U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors, (BBG), International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 12.67 intends to issue a Sole Source Combined Synopsis/Solicitation for the Content Discovery Services to Oliver & Coady.

This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are not being requested, however if a responsible offer is submitted it will be evaluated. The authority for negotiating on a sole-source basis with Oliver & Coady is made under authority of 41 U.S. C. 253(c)(1) and Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1, which provides for limiting competition from only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy the agency requirements. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code is 541519. This Solicitation Number BBG50-R-14-00016 is issued as a request for proposal (RFP) that will result in a single award of a Firm Fixed Price Contract. Using FAR Part 15 (Contract by Negotiation) procedures to provide (Content Discovery Services). The government reserves the right to make an award on the initial proposal without discussions of this procurement. This requirement shall cover Base for 12 months with an Option for additional 12 months based on the availability of funds for each option term shall be priced. Oliver & Coady will maintain the existing Content Discovery Services :

Item Description Qty Unit

0001 Improved Orbot integration 12 MO

0002 Psiphon Integration 12 MO

Questions must be submitted in writing to the Contract Specialist at the email address or facsimile number provided at the end of this notice. Please note that the deadline for submission of questions by 02:00 p.m., Eastern Time on 05 September 2014. Questions must be submitted in writing by email to: Quotes shall be submitted as an original and two copies must be sent via courier or overnight delivery prior to the deadline. (No electronic submissions will be accepted). Proposal should be addressed to ATTN: Diane Sturgis, Broadcasting Board of Governors, International Broadcasting Bureau, Office of Contracts, 330 C Street, SW, Room 4007, Washington, DC 20237 by 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time on 08 September 2014. The point of contact for this requirement is Diane Sturgis, Contract Specialist who can be reached via email at All responsible sources may submit an offer that will be considered by the Agency.


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