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Introduction

Multan Telecom Region (MTR) consists of the following districts:

1. Bahawalnagar
2. Bahawalpur
3. D.G. Khan
4. Khanewal
5. Leyyah
6. Lodhran
7. Multan
8. Muzaffargarh
9. Rahim yar khan
10. Rajan pur
11. Vehari

MTR, as a whole, has a total area of about 100,000 Sq Kms, a total population (rural + urban) of around 24 M (i.e. 14% of Total Population of Pakistan) and a population density of 240 Persons/SqKms. This project targets an urban population of 4.4M in 38 Cities/Towns of MTR (excluding the city of Multan).

Apart from providing broadband services, the project includes establishment of Educational Broadband Centres in 327 high-schools and colleges and 85 Community Broadband Centres in MTR.

 Narrow band (dial-up) Internet services are available through multiple operators in all the districts, either through Narrowband Pops or Virtual Pops, via fixed line dialup as well as narrowband wireless technologies.
 

Auction Detail

Region ID:

 Broadband MTR-1/2009 

Advertised On:

 2nd March 2009

Bidders Registered:

   1.  Multinet Pakistan Pvt. Ltd.

   2.  Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)

   3.  Wateen Telecom Pvt. Ltd.

   4.  Wi-Tribe Pakistan Ltd.

   5.  Worldcall Telecom Ltd

Opening of Qualification & Services Proposals:

 

Following three registered bidders submitted their Qualification & Services Proposals on  4th May 2009;

   1.   Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)

   2.   Wateen Telecom Pvt. Ltd.

   3.   Worldcall Telecom Ltd. 

Financial Bid Opening of Technically Qualified Bidders

Following bidders were declared Technically Qualified and their Financial Bids were opened on 18th May 2009. Subsidy requested by each bidder, based on 100% target,  is as follows;

 

  
 Proposed Subsidy (PKR) per District

S/No

Districts

PTCL

Wateen

Worldcall

1

Bahawalnagar

284,200,000

468,441,000

313,687,000

2

Bahawalpur

494,600,000

501,448,000

728,782,000

3

D.G.Khan

155,800,000

197,666,000

147,140,500

4

Khanewal

262,500,000

441,429,500

288,431,000

5

Leyyah

101,200,000

142,712,000

92,755,000

6

Lodhran

160,000,000

224,754,500

139,519,000

7

Multan

53,500,000

106,152,000

46,854,000

8

Muzaffargarh

264,500,000

427,026,000

301,130,500

9

RahimYarKhan

386,200,000

373,868,000

493,241,500

10

Rajanpur

123,100,000

174,893,000

107,969,500

11

Vehari

247,075,000

395,871,500

246,197,000

   
   Note: Lowest Bids are presented in bold:     

Result

After the process of matching lowest subsidy and selection of targets (as per USF Broadband Bidding documents – RFA clauses 47, 48, 50 and 51), the contracts that have been signed with the two bidders are summarized below.

Bidder Presence Target No. of Broadband Connections Target No. of EBCs Target No. of CBCs Subsidy Amount (PKR) Contract Signed on
PTCL All 11 Districts 63,000 206 58 1,161,044,000 25th June 2009
Worldcall 9 Districts (Excluding Bahawalnagar and Rahim Yar Khan) 38,500 121 27 785,721,250 28th July 2009

EBC=Educational Broadband Center
CBC=Community Broadband Center

  Note: LOI was sent to Wateen Telecom Pvt. Ltd. however Wateen surrendered Rahimyar Khan and Bahawalpur districts hence  their bid bond was forfeited.

 

Current Status

 

 
PTCL
Worldcall
Contracated
Provided
Audited
Contracated
Provided
Audited
Broadband Connections
63,000
43,670
31,500
38,500
43,723
28,875
EBC
206
206
103
121
121
62
CBC
58
58
29
27
27
14
Cities and Towns Covered
Contracted = 37                Covered= 37

 
For details regarding selection of Technical Auditor click here

PTCL

Technical Audit Offer Date Audit Start Date Audit Completion Date
TA of Milestone 1 (25% work) 04-05-2011 31-05-2011  18-08-2011
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work) 29-12-2011 6-02-2012   
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work) 02-04-2012    
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work)      

PTCL has claimed the first and second milestones for MTR.

WORLDCALL

Technical Audit Offer Date     Audit Start Date Audit Completion Date
TA of Milestone 1 (25% work) 24-03-2011 18-04-2011 23-05-2011
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work) 30-06-2011 01-12-2011  
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work) 30-09-2011
01-12-2011
 
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work) 30-12-11
   

 

Pre-Bid Information Package

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