Bids for 3G Mobile Internet Project

NICTA is calling for bids from all eligible and qualified bidders for the 3G Mobile Internet Project. The document registration number for the project is: UAS 2003. Under this project, the bidder will constuct a minimum of eight (8) sixty metre (60m) towers in selected areas in Papua New Guinea.

Interested bidders may obatin additonal information from the following officer:

Principle Project Engineer - Infrastructure

UAS Secretariat

NICTA Head Office

Stratos Building, Level 4 & 5, Savannah Heights, Waigani



P.O Box 8444

National Capital District

Phone: +675 3033200/ +675 3033279

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The eligibility requirements for the project include:

1. Financial Capability

The bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it has sufficient financing capacity for the investment required to meet the Technical Requirements and provide the Mandatory Services. The criterion to determine whether a bidder has sufficient financing capacity for a project of this size:

Net Worth not less than K700,000.

2. Experience and Technical Capacity

The bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience and staffing requirement (s):

i. Minimum of two (2) years operational experience in the provision of voice and data services with at least 5,000 subscribers in any location;

ii. The bidder may rely on the experience of any shareholder in the bidders Joint Venture/Partnership provided that shareholder:

(1) is licensed by NICTA;

(2) is either a shareholder in the bid, or has committed in a binding agreement to become a shareholder of the proposed contractor, and that it holds a minimum of one-third (1/3) of ownership of interests (including all forms of ownership interests) in the bidder;

(3) has at least 20 full time technical staff available to carry out installation, maintenance, repairs and servicing of equipment and devices, and provide to meet customer needs for ongoing technical service.

iii. Substantially compliant with its license terms and conditions.

A complete set of Bidding Documents in English ay be obtained by interested bidders upon payments of a non-refundable fee of K1000. The method of payment will be direct payment in the form of a bank cheque or EFTPOS.

The Bidding Document can be obtained from the NICTA Head Office, Level 4 & 5, Tower 1 Stratos Building, Savannah Heights.

Bids must be delivered before or by 10:00 am on 17th December 2018. Electronic bids will not be accepted. Late bids will be rejected outright. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders' representatives that choose to be present at the NICTA Head Office on 17th December 2018.

All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Securing Declaration.


Charles S. Punaha

Chief Executive Officer



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