Invitation to International Competitive Bid

Floating Date:  As of December 18, 2020

RFQ, No. 4047216 and 4047215


Ethio telecom intends to sign a Master Frame Agreement (MFA) contract for one (1) year with a possibility of extension up to a maximum of 3 years with the finally awarded bidder/bidders. Hence, ethio telecom invites all interested and eligible bidders by this International Competitive Bid (ICB) for the procurement of Different types of Underground and Arial Copper Cables with RFQ No. 4047216and4047215 respectively. The Tender remains floating from December 18, 2020 to January 12, 2021.

NoDescriptionForecasted Initial order Qtyunit
1Jelly Filled Cable 10p04mm arm156,915Mts
2Jelly Filled Cable 20p04mm arm220,039Mts
3Jelly Filled Cable 30p04mm arm143,816Mts
4Jelly Filled Cable 50p04mm arm189,015Mts
5Jelly Filled Cable 100p04mm arm242,811Mts
6Jelly Filled Cable 150p04mm arm58,449Mts
7Jelly Filled Cable 200p04mm arm305,801Mts
8Jelly Filled Cable 250p04mm arm65,105Mts
9Jelly Filled Cable 300p04mm arm242,334Mts
10Jelly Filled Cable 400p04mm arm289,309Mts
11Jelly Filled Cable 600p04mm arm225,113Mts
12Jelly Filled Cable 10p05mm arm25,341Mts
13Jelly Filled Cable 20p05mm arm40,542Mts
14Jelly Filled Cable 30p05mm arm47,353Mts
15Jelly Filled Cable 50p05mm arm54,581Mts
16Jelly Filled Cable 100p05mm arm59,953Mts
17Jelly Filled Cable 150p05mm arm 44,691Mts
18Jelly Filled Cable 200p05mm arm54,671Mts
19Jelly Filled Cable 250p05mm arm44,391Mts
20Jelly Filled Cable 300p05mm arm48,399Mts
21Jelly Filled Cable 400p05mm arm 38,279Mts
22Jelly Filled Cable 600p05mm arm  19,710Mts
NoDescriptionForecasted Initial order Qtyunit
1Self-Supporting (aerial) Cable 10p04mm 68,883Mts
2Self-Supporting (aerial)Cable 20p04mm 218,988Mts
3Self-Supporting (aerial)Cable 30p04mm 215,136Mts
4Self-Supporting (aerial)Cable 50p04mm  286,024Mts
5Self Supporting (aerial) Cable 100p04mm  411,452Mts
6Self Supporting (aerial) Cable 10p05mm   25,670Mts
7Self Supporting (aerial) Cable 20p05mm  51,309Mts
8Self-Supporting (aerial)Cable 30p05mm   68,566Mts
9Self-Supporting (aerial)Cable 50p05mm   63,577Mts
10Self Supporting (aerial) Cable 100p05mm   66,161Mts

1. Bid Documents can be obtained from Ethio Telecom’s Head Office,2nd Floor Room No. 201-A during Office hours (Monday to Friday) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 100.00 (one hundred only).

2. Interested bidders are expected to fulfill the Requirements stated here below.

a) Availability of bid security.

b) Availability of Letter of Authorization to sign the bid offers.

c) Anti-bribery pledge form.

d) Bidders should have a valid and renewed trade license for the year (only for domestic/local bidders).

e) Bidders should be VAT registered (only for domestic /local bidders).

f) Tax Clearance Certificate of the year (for Domestic Bidders)

3. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of Birr 200,000.00 (Birr Two Hundred Thousand only) for Different types of Underground Copper Cables and Birr 200,000.00 (Birr Two Hundred Thousand only) for Different types of Arial Copper Cables as indicated in the table above.

3.1 The bid bond shall be furnished in one of the following forms: –

a) Certified Cheque /CPO issued by a recognized domestic bank or

b) Bond issued by and/or confirmed through a recognized/reputable   domestic bank.

3.2 The Bank that issues the bond as per 3.1 (b) here above shall unequivocally guarantee to pay the purchaser immediately upon the first written demand of payment. The Purchaser’s written demand of payment shall not be subject to any condition whatsoever.

3.3 The bond issuing bank shall clearly incorporate the content stated under Clause 3.2 here above on the issued bond.

4. Sealed bids marked as: “Tender for Supply of Different types of Underground and Arial Copper Cables with RFQ No. 4047216 and 4047215 respectively: and be addressed to: 

Ethio Telecom,

Sourcing and Facilities Division

Churchill Road

Head Quarter 2nd floor, Room No.211 B,

P. O. Box 1047, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

5. Bid proposal will be received at the Churchill Road, ethio telecom Head Quarter 2nd floor, Room   No.211 B on or beforeJanuary 12, 2021 until 5:00 P.M. Bids received after the closing time will be automatically rejected and shall be returned unopened to the bidder.

6. Bids received in time and fulfilling the other formalities shall be opened in the presence of interested bidders or their legal representatives at 10:00 A.M on January 13, 2021at Churchill Road, ethio telecom Head Quarter 2nd floor, Room No.210.

7. No one is allowed to duplicate or transfer the bidding document that she/he acquired to participate under this invitation. Legally authorized agents shall collect the bidding documents for each principal they are representing.

8. Bidders are seriously advised to read and comply with the instructions provided in this bidding document.

9. Ethio Telecom reserves the right to reject all or parts of this bid.

10. Partial bid per Lot is allowed but not allowed within the Lot

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