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Introduction

GTR comprising the districts of Gujranwala, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Hafizabad and Sialkot has 46 towns and an un-served population of 3.1 Million. USF plans to establish an estimated 154 EBCs and 34 CBC’s in GTR.
 

Auction Detail

Region ID:

Broadband GTR-1/2009

Advertised On: 

28th August 2009

Bidders Registered:

    1. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd
    2. Wateen Telecom (Pvt) Ltd
    3. Worldcall Telecom Ltd
    4. Great Bear International Services (Pvt) Ltd.
    5. Wi-tribe Pakistan Ltd
    6. Link Direct International (Pvt.) Ltd.

Opening of Qualification & Services Proposals:
 

Following five registered bidders submitted their Proposals on  12th November 2009;

    1. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd.
    2. Wateen Telecom (Pvt) Ltd.
    3. Worldcall Telecom Ltd.
    4. Great Bear International Services (Pvt) Ltd.
    5. Wi-tribe Pakistan Ltd.

Financial Bid Opening of Technically Qualified Bidders

Following bidders were declared Technically Qualified and their Financial Bids were opened on 25th November 2009. Subsidy requested by each bidder, based on 100% target,  is as follows;

   

 Proposed Subsidy (PKR) per District

S/No

Districts

PTCL

GBIS

Wateen

Wi-Tribe

Worldcall

1

Gujranwala (Excluding Gujranwala City)

10,800

10,500

10,500

77,688

9,600

2

Gujrat

10,700

11,400

9,999

48,394

10,800

3

Hafizabad

21,000

20,000

14,900

77,406

19,914

4

Mandi Bahauddin

26,000

20,000

14,900

77,353

19,914

5

Narowal

26,000

20,000

14,900

77,872

17,069

6

Sialkot

10,900

8,400

9,999

49,196

7,000

 Note: Lowest Bids are presented in bold. Witribe being the highest bidder in all districts was eliminated.

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 three* 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 6 Districs

41,000

19

7

394,283,250

22-03-2010

Worldcall

All 6 Districts

46,250

85

18

481,415,250

30-03-2010

Wateen

5 Districts

21,250

50

9

244,869,250

13-04-2010

                        EBC=Educational Broadband Center             CBC=Community Broadband Center

 

* M/s Great Bear International Services (Pvt.) Ltd. (GBIS) accepted the Letter of Intent but failed to furnish Performance Guarantee. Therefore their Bid Bond was confiscated. Targets assigned to GBIS will be offered to the remaining bidders if they accept to match the lowest subsidy bid.

Current Status
 
Broadband Connections
EBC
CBC
Cities and Towns Covered
PTCL Contracated
41,000
19
7
Contracted = 44
Covered= 43
Provided
62,945
19
7
Audited
 
 
 
Wateen Contracated
21,250
50
9
Provided
15,067
13
2
Audited
 5,313
 13
Worldcall Contracated
46,250
85
18
Provided
50,850
85
18
Audited
34,688
64
 14

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) 24-June-2011 22-Oct-2011 09-Mar-2012
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work) 24-June-2011 22-Oct-2011 09-Mar-2012
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work) 24-June-2011 22-Oct-2011  09-Mar-2012
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work) 24-June-2011 22-Oct-2011  09-Mar-2012

WORLDCALL 

Technical Audit Offer Date     Audit Start Date Audit Completion Date
TA of Milestone 1 (25% work) 16-May-2011 20-Oct-2011 1-Nov-2011
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work) 7-July-2011 20-Oct-2011 22-Nov-2011
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work) 28-Sept-2011
20-Oct-2011
2-Feb-2012 
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work)  
30-Dec-2011
24-May-2012 29-Jun-2012 

 WATEEN 

Technical Audit Offer Date     Audit Start Date Audit Completion Date
TA of Milestone 1 (25% work) 23-Feb-2011 23-Oct-2011 28-Dec-2011 
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work) 27-Jun-2011 23-Oct-2011  
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work)      
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work)      
Information Package

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