Invitation to tender for the provision of VSAT internet services

NRC|Published 21. Aug 2018
NRC is soliciting bids from reputable suppliers to provide VSAT internet services for its operations in Africa. Reputable bidders can find related information on the ITB.

The framework agreement can be downloaded here.

All communication between the bidder and NRC shall be to and in English. 

Questions concerning the ITB shall be submitted to the same e-mail address starting from 21.08.2018 and the subject field of e-mails shall include [NRC PROVISION OF VSAT CONNECTIVITY-Africa].  

If one of the bidders asks for clarification on any point during the bid period, both the question from the bidder and the reply from NRC will be shared with all bidders. Submitters of questions will be anonymized when the Q&A message is shared.

The bid itself shall be submitted as attachments to a cover letter by e-mail to

Closing date for questions: By midnight CET on 06.09.2018. 

Closing date for bids: All complete bids are to be received by NRC at by midnight CET on 14.09.2018. Email subject should be labelled: BID-NRC PROVISION OF VSAT

All bidders will be contacted by midnight CET on 26.09.2018 with formal notification of final selection.

Interested parties are encouraged to present a formal bid. All bids and any annexes are to be submitted in English only.

NRC reserves the right to accept or reject the whole or part of bids based on the information provided. Incomplete quotations, which do not comply with our instructions, conditions and requirements, may not be considered.