Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

January 26 2006

Opening Date

March 14, 2006


Bid Category

Armored, Unarmored Cables & Self Supporting Aerial Cables



1.      Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) intended to apply part of its own fund to payment under the contract for the procurement of Armored and Unarmored Cables and Self Supporting Aerial Cables.

2.   Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) invites all interested and eligible bidders by this International Competitive Bid for the procurement of Armored and Unarmored Cables and Self Supporting Aerial Cables. The tender remains floating from January 26, 2006 to March 13, 2006.

3.   Bid documents can be obtained from ETC's Head Office, Room No. 201 during office hours upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 500 (Birr Five Hundred Only).

4.       All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of Birr 1,058,000.00 (Birr One Million Fifty Eight Thousand only).

    4.1   The bid bond shall be furnished in one of the following forms:

a)      Cash

b)      Certified Cheque/CPO issued by a recognized domestic bank or

c)      Bond issued by and/or confirmed through a recognized domestic bank

4.2   The Bank that issues the bond as per 4.1. (c) here above shall unequivocally guarantee to pay the purchase (ETC) immediately upon the first written demand of payment. The Purchaser's written demand of payment shall not be subject to any condition whatsoever.

4.3   The bond issued bank shall clearly incorporate the content stated under item 4.2 here above on the issued bond.

5.   Sealed bid marked as: "Tender the procurement of Armored and Unarmored Cables and Self Supporting Aerial Cables (TF/02/06)" and addressed to:

"Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation
Head Office, Room No. 112
P.O. Box 1047
Addis Ababa

Will be received at the Head Office, Room No. 112 in Addis Ababa before or on March 13, 2006 until 5:30 P.M. Bids received after the closing time will be automatically rejected.

6.   Bid received in time and fulfilling other bid formalities shall be opened in the presence of interested bidders or their representatives at 10:00 A.M. on March 14, 2006 ETC's Head Office at Addis Ababa, Room No. 111.

7.   The Corporation reserves the right to reject all or part of this bid.



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