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The Supply of TETRA Based Device to Device Remote Speaker Microphone (RSM) for use with LTE Handheld Mobile Devices on the Emergency Services Network (ESN)

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Framework (Supply)
3 year
05 Jan 2021
To 26 Feb 2024 (est.)
26 Feb 2021 14:00




Geochart for 2 buyers and 0 suppliers


The Authority is undertaking a tender to appoint suitably capable and experienced providers of TETRA Based Device to Device Remote Speaker Microphones. This Procurement is to establish Framework Agreement(s) for the provision of the TETRA Based Device to Device Remote Speaker Microphone (RSM) and Accessories with LTE Handheld Mobile Devices on the Emergency Services Network (ESN).

Total Quantity or Scope

The Framework Agreement will have an initial term of 3 years with the option to extend by up to a further 12 months.

Renewal Options

Initial Term may be extended by up to a further 12 months beyond the Initial Framework Term in accordance with the terms and conditions.

CPV Codes

  • 32000000 - Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
  • 32250000 - Mobile telephones
  • 32260000 - Data-transmission equipment
  • 32344210 - Radio equipment
  • 32500000 - Telecommunications equipment and supplies
  • 32510000 - Wireless telecommunications system
  • 32522000 - Telecommunications equipment
  • 32581000 - Data-communications equipment
  • 50312310 - Maintenance of data network equipment
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support


  • Bids should cover the whole contract.
  • Renewals are available.
  • Award on basis of price and quality.

Other Information

The Framework Agreement(s) will comprise of up to three (3) Suppliers that will provide the TETRA D2D RSMs and Accessories to the Authority and User Organisations under the terms of the Framework Agreement(s). Further information on the conditions and procurement process are detailed within the ITT documents. The Authority user requirements call for a ‘device-to-device’ (RSM/D2D) mode of operation for local communication without reliance on the network. In normal operation the RSM/D2D Device acts as a RSM coupled to the ESN LTE Device. Expressions of Interest to participate in this procurement should be made by e-mailing Following receipt of an Expression of Interest the Authority will send the Contract Letting Participation Agreement (CLPA); Ethical Walls Agreement (EWA) and Security Aspects Letter (SAL) to the supplier to complete and return to the same e-mail address. The procurement documentation will be provided through the Portal and response through the portal is a mandatory requirement for submission. Once the CLPA, EWA and SAL have been returned and verified by the Authority, the supplier will be provided with access to the ESN Handheld Devices forum on the Bravo e-Sourcing Portal. See the following guidance with regard to accessing the Bravo system. Bravo Registration: Registering for the Bravo system is only required once. Economic operators will then be able to browse to the eSourcing portal and complete the following: a) Click the -click here to register- link. b) Accept the terms and conditions and click -continue-. c) Enter your business and user details. d) Note the username you use and click -save- when complete. e) You will then receive an e-mail with your unique password. Access to the ITT documentation: a) Login to the eSourcing portal with your unique username and password. b) Click on the -PQQs open to all suppliers- link. c) Click on the relevant titled item. d) Click the -express interest- button in the -actions- box on the left hand side of the page (this will move the ITT into the economic operators -my PQQ- box). This is a secure area for projects only. e) The ITT documents will be provided in Bravo, which, as detailed above is only accessible if the CLPA, EWA and SAL have been completed, returned and verified. f) Download the documents relating to the ITT to access. Click on the bold and underlined filename. Select -save- and store on your PC. Responding to the ITT: a) Economic operators will then be able to use the messages functions to communicate with ESMCP and seek any clarifications that may be required. b) Please note the deadline for completion of the tender, this is a precise time and the eSourcing portal will reject the economic operators submission if it is submitted after this time. For further assistance contact the Bravo Solution helpdesk which is available Monday to Friday (0800 to 1800) GMT on: a) email or b) telephone +44 800 368 4850.