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Government Telecommunications Agreements: - 0500024

RFT ID 0500024
RFT Type Pre-Qualified / Invited
Published 26-Sep-2006
Closes 31-Oct-2006 9:30am
Category (based on UNSPSC)
43000000 - Information Technology Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Agency NSW Procurement

Contact Person
David Thomson
Phone: 10 1010 1010

Tender Details

The release of this RFT is to establish a Standing Offer Contract for the procurement of telecommunications services for Fixed Voice, Mobile, Satellite and Paging products and services.

This Request for Tender (RFT) invitation is made by the State Contracts Control Board subsequent to the Expression of Interest (0500024 EOI), which was invited under Stage 1 of a two stage tendering process, and closed on the 02/05/2006.

Only the invited short-listed tenderers have been issued the special Access password direct.

The invited companies for this tender are -
  • AAPT Limited, Sydney, NSW.
  • Commander Australia Limited
  • Globalstar Australia Pty Ltd. Southport, QLD.
  • Hutchison 3G Australia Pty Limited. St Leonards, NSW.
  • Hutchison Telecommunications ( Australia) Ltd. St Leonards, NSW.
  • Macquarie Telecom Pty Ltd. Sydney, NSW.
  • Message Stick Telecommunications Pty Ltd. Sydney, NSW.
  • NEC Business Solutions Ltd. Epping, NSW.
  • Nexon Asia Pacific Pty Ltd. Sydney, NSW.
  • Optus Networks Pty Ltd. North Sydney, NSW.
  • Powertel Limited. Sydney, NSW.
  • SP Telemedia Limited. Newcastle, NSW.
  • Telstra Corporation Ltd. Sydney, NSW.
  • Verizon Australia Pty Ltd. St Leonards, NSW.
  • Vodafone Australia Limited. Chatswood, NSW.
Only the above listed companies may submit a tender response.


NSW Regions: Central West, Far West, Hunter, Illawarra, Mid North Coast, Murray, Murrumbidgee, Northern, North Western, Richmond Tweed, South Eastern, Sydney

RFT Type

Pre-Qualified / Invited - Only those directly invited to tender, may obtain an RFT for the purpose of lodging a tender response. Generally an invitation from a pre-qualified register of approved tenderers who have the ability to undertake the particular work or type of work proposed, a limited number of service providers are known to carry out the work or service (or in emergency or other restricted situations). Tenderers have usually been pre-qualified, accredited, or selected for the type of work and financial range. Competitive bids called from a standing offer (panel / period) contracts would also use this type.

Tender Respondents

Business Name Trading Name Address
AAPT Limited - Lvl 23, 680 George St
- NSW 2000
AAPT Limited - Lvl 23, 680 George St
- NSW 2000
Commander Australia Limited as trustee for The Trustee for Commander Operating Trust Commander 100 Dorcas Street
South Melbourne
- VIC 3205
Globalstar Australia Pty Ltd Globalstar Level 7, 64 Marine Parade
- QLD 4215
Hutchinson Telecommunications (Australia) Pty Ltd - 207 Pacific Highway
St Leonards NSW 2065
Macquarie Telecom Pty Limited - Level 6, 33 Bligh St
- NSW 2000
Macquarie Telecom Pty Limited - Level 6, 33 Bligh St
- NSW 2000
Message Stick Telecommunications Pty Ltd Message Stick Level 6, 33 Bligh Street
- NSW 2000
Message Stick Telecommunications Pty Ltd Message Stick Level 6, 33 Bligh Street
- NSW 2000
Optus Networks Pty Ltd Singtel Optus Pty Ltd 101 Miller Street
North Sydney
- NSW 2060
Powertel Limited - Level 8, 55 Clarence street
- NSW 2000
SP Telemedia Limited Soul Australia 11-17 Mosbri Cresent
- NSW 2300
Telstra Corporation Ltd - -
- NSW 2000
Verizon Australia Pty Ltd - 203 Pacific Hwy
St Leonards
- NSW 2016

Related Records

  • Standing Offer Notices:
    • 0500024

Additional Details / Instructions

Documents available for this RFT (as issued on 26/09/2006):

Only softcopy (electronic downloadable files) of the RFT documentation are available.
This RFT documentation is in a ".DTT" format file named 0500024.DTT
It requires Dmax Lite v5 software to open and read and also to respond with a tender.

Obtaining the RFT Documents:

Companies will need to be registered users with this web site to gain access to RFT documents and the software.

Download the following files:
  • READ_ME_FIRST.pdf You should read this document first.
  • 0500024.DTT This is the actual RFT documentation file

    • A full soft copy of the RFT documents can be downloaded from this web site.
    • You must download to your own computer all the files provided (including any addenda), by clicking on the blue "DOWNLOAD A SOFT COPY" link at the bottom of this page and following the on-screen instructions.

    Obtaining the required Dmax Lite software:

    The RFT documents are made available in ".DTT" format only. This format is specific to the software, 'DMax Lite', that is manufactured by 'DecisionMax Pty Ltd'.

    With the downloaded RFT document (.DTT) file there is a file named: READ_ME_FIRST.pdf
    This file contains important initial instructions regarding obtaining and using the DecisionMAX software Dmax Lite.

    Please note and act on the following -

    To open the RFT documents and to prepare your tender you will need to use the 'Dmax Lite' software.

    If you do not already have a current and licenced copy of 'Dmax Lite' software, a copy of the software can be purchased and downloaded from the software company web site: DecisionMAX downloads

    Lodging a tender:

    Your completed tender in the required software format MUST be lodged electronically via this RFT web page.
    Click on the blue "LODGE A RESPONSE" link at the bottom of this page and follow the on-screen instructions.
    As the tenderer you must be a registered user of this tendering web site.

    Other PC requirements:
    This web site has been optimised for the Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator web browsers. The minimum requirements are as follows - IE version 5.5 or later, Firefox 1.0, Netscape Navigator Ver 4.7 or later - with Cipher Strength = 128bit.
    Your web browser MUST be set to accept cookies. You will not be able to register, access the documents, or lodge tenders if cookies have not allowed.

    The tenderer is responsible for the provision and installation of all necessary software.