This procurement is for re-tendering of the corporate mobile phone contract which is to be provided through one contract under Lead Provider arrangements.
Currently the Council has 2 corporate contracts with the Service Providers O2 and T-Mobile. The O2 contract has 1284 handsets; 763 of which are smartphones and 521 basic handsets, 45 blackberry devices, and 147 tablets, 136 are Apple devices with the remaining 11 being a mixture of other makes. T-Mobile has 390 basic handsets, with no tablets. These are the current number of devices; however the contracted totals may vary.
The aims of the tender are as follows:
To provide the Council with a managed mobile telephony service that enables the Council with the ability to administer all day-to-day aspects of the service.
To provide the Council with a single bill for all mobile telephony services with detailed information to enable the efficient and effective monitoring and auditing of calls and charges. Reports should include the following information:
Roaming and International usage
On demand reporting
To manage the migration from current contracts to a new contract
To manage the existing Blackberry / Smartphone services with all existing policies
To provide the Council Departments with a managed Blackberry / Smartphone that enables the ICT service to administer the day to day aspects of the service
To supply the Council with all handsets (network unblocked) as required
To provide the Council with a hardware fund for devices and or use as airtime credit.
Medway Council wishes to procure a mobile phone solution, as per the available documentation.
In addition to this, Medway Council is tendering on behalf of Medway Maritime NHS Foundation Trust.
Please note that the tender return date is the same as the expression of interest closing date.
Medway Council would like to invite prospective tenders to bid for the following opportunity.
Linking the Lines is an EU funded project uniting five internationally significant fortified heritage sites in Europe:
Chatham Dockyard and its Defences (Medway, UK)
The New Dutch Waterline (The Netherlands)
Network of Vauban’s major sites (France)
Its objective is to develop a shared understanding of European military history to promote internationally significant fortifications as quality tourism destinations.
The project partnership has committed to delivering a variety of outputs in support of this. One of these is a mobile phone application, providing guided tours of each partner site. Medway is leading on this output on behalf of the full partnership. The specification for this application is outlined below.
The overall maximum budget for the work is £39,000.