Procurement

Welcome to the Procurement page. On this page you find information about procurement and opportunities to provice connectivity and equipment for UbuntuNet Alliance.

 


3 July 2017 Competitive Dialogue Tender for an STM-16 link between Lusaka/Zambia and Cape Town/South Africa
  The UbuntuNet Alliance is seeking offers for capacity services under AfricaConnect 2 project for a link between Lusaka/Zambia and Cape Town/South Africa. The project, funded by the Pan African Programme will build upon the high-capacity network for research and education that has been partially established in the Southern and Eastern Africa (ESA) region under the AfricaConnect 1 funding programme.

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21 June 2017 Open Tender for IP Routing Equipment
  This tender will establish a Framework Agreement (FA) - in support of the research and education sector for IP routing and ancillary products, delivery and import thereof as well as installation and support throughout the Eastern and Southern African R&E region. It will support the extant Juniper estate that makes up the regional research networking infrastructure as it continues to grow through the life the AfricaConnect2 action. It will support the supply of new equipment to integrate with the existing Juniper network where we move forward with the establishment of new routes to newly joining NRENs in countries such as Sudan, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, and Burundi. Later stages of the overarching programme of work under AfricaConnect2 may be to look at future options for connecting into the forthcoming WACREN network in West Africa (also funded through the Pan African Programme).

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25 May 2016 Competitive Dialogue Tender for various links in Eastern and Southern Africa
 

The UbuntuNet Alliance is seeking offers for capacity services under AfricaConnect 2 project for a number of links in Eastern and Southern Africa. The project, funded by the Pan African Programme will build upon the high-capacity network for research and education that has been partially established in the Southern and Eastern Africa (ESA) region under the AfricaConnect 1 funding programme (which finished successfully on 5th May 2015).The programme, supported by a combined EC and African NREN budget of €10m, will increase the resilience of extant links and reach out to newly joining NRENs to the UbuntuNet Alliance from within ESA.

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29 January 2016 Open Tender for a wide Range of Routes in Eastern and Southern Africa
 

This is an Open Tender (being conducted under the EC Directive 2014/2 on Public Procurement) for a wide range of routes. It is running in parallel to the invitation for Final Bids that has just been submitted to the remaining bidders in the call below.  

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30 May 2015 Redudant link for RENU (Uganda)  
  The UbuntuNet Alliance is seeking offers for capacity services under the forthcoming AfricaConnect 2 project. The project, funded by the Pan African Programme will build upon the high-capacity network for research and education that has been partially established in the Southern and Eastern Africa (ESA) region under the AfricaConnect 1 funding programme (which finished successfully on 5th May 2015).The programme, supported by a combined EC and African NREN budget of €10m, will increase the resilience of extant links and reach out to newly joining NRENs to the UA from within ESA. It will support the new and improved network between the region and the world wide community of Research and Education Networks by continuing to connect with GÉANT, the pan-European Research and Education Network operated by GÉANT Ltd. Click here for further details