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Introduction

CTR comprising the districts of Kasur, Nankana Sahib, Okara, Pakpattan, Sahiwal and Sheikhupura has 37 towns and an un-served population of 3.3 Million. USF plans to establish an estimated 215 EBCs and 57 CBCs in CTR.

Auction Detail

Region ID:

Broadband CTR-1/2009 

Advertised On: 

14th September 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. Link Direct International (Pvt.) Ltd.
    6. Wi-tribe Pakistan Ltd.

Opening of Qualification & Services Proposals:

Following three registered bidders submitted their Qualification & Services Proposals on  15th December 2009;

    1. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd
    2. Wateen Telecom (Pvt) Ltd
    3. Worldcall Telecom Ltd

Financial Bid Opening of Technically Qualified Bidders

All three bidders were declared Technically Qualified and their Financial Bids were opened on 09th February 2010. Subsidy requested by each bidder, based on 100% target,  is as follows;

   

 Proposed Subsidy (PKR) per District

S/No

Districts

PTCL

Wateen

Worldcall

1

Kasur

370,578,000

226,500,000

339,453,000

2

Nankana

97,844,000

-

101,371,000

3

Okara

281,828,000

192,978,000

314,722,000

4

Pakpattan

139,092,000

125,500,000

132,115,000

5

Sahiwal

167,638,000

137,500,000

193,953,000

6

Sheikhupura

487,007,000

362,457,000

566,911,000

Note: Lowest Bids are presented in bold. 

Result

Worldcall being 2nd lowest in three districts. i.e. Kasur, Nankana and Pakpattan, was offered to match the respective lowest bidders, however they did not opt to enter into SSA. In case of Nankana there was no other Bidder left except PTCL. In case of Kasur and Pakpattan, the option was given to the next lower applicant (PTCL), as per clause 48.4.b of RFA.
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 after necessary approval of Board of Directors, 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

48,000

102

26

512,772,000

28-04-2010

Wateen

5 Districts

53,500

113

31

524,717,500

28-04-2010

 

EBC=Educational Broadband Center                  CBC=Community Broadband Center

Current Status
 
PTCL
Wateen
Contracated
Provided
Audited
Contracated
Provided
Audited
Broadband Connections
48,000
28,188
 
53,500
13,835
 
EBC
102
102
 
113
 
 
CBC
26
26
 
31
 
 
Cities and Towns Covered
Contracted = 36               Covered= 36

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)      
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work)      
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work)      
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work)      

WATEEN

Technical Audit Offer Date     Audit Start Date Audit Completion Date
TA of Milestone 1 (25% work)      
TA of Milestone 2 (50% work)      
TA of Milestone 3 (75% work)      
TA of Milestone 4 (100% work)      

Information Package

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