The Australian Antarctic Division requires Inmarsat and Iridium Satellite Communication Services for its fleet of Inmarsat and Iridium Terminals operated in Antarctica, Southern Ocean and Australia.
The Primary requirement is the provision of airtime for existing and future terminals. This will include low and high usage plans as well as a full range of support services including electronic billing, monthly and daily electronic call records, on-line provisioning, email notification of faults and issues, and 24 x 7 help desk. More detail is set out in the Statement of Requirements
Conditions for Participation
The supply of Services is to be provided in accordance with the Statement of Requirement (SoR) in Schedule 1 of the RFT and subject to the terms and conditions set out in, or referred to, in RFT 14/712 Inmarsat & Iridium Services. Neither the lowest nor any tender may necessarily be accepted. The AAD reserves the right to abandon or terminate any aspect of the RFT at any stage if it is not in the public interest to proceed. Late tenders will not be accepted and Tenders forwarded by facsimile or email will not be accepted. Tenderers should note that the Draft Services Agreement is indicative of standard terms and conditions that will form the basis of a formal agreement only and any contractual arrangement with a preferred tenderer will be subject to change. The AAD reserves the right to consider alternative terms and conditions of contract.
Timeframe for Delivery
The contract is expected to come into effect by 1 July 2015
Address for Lodgement www.tenders.gov.au