Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 200.00

Published Date

January 3, 2010

Opening Date

March 5, 2010


Bid Category

Voice Compressing



Floating Date: As of January 18, 2010

1.      Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) is government owned Telecom Company& is one of the long serving Public Telecommunication  Operator in Africa. ETC intended to apply part of its own fund to payments under the contract for the procurement of Voice Compressing.

2.      Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) invites all interested and eligible bidders by this International Competitive Bid (ICB) for the procurement of Voice Compressing (Tender No. TF/12/09). The Tender remains floating from January 18, 2010 to March 4, 2010.

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 200.00 (Birr Two Hundred only).

4.      All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of Birr 10,300.00 (Birr Ten Thousand Three Hundred only).

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

  1. Cash
  2. Certified Cheque /CPO issued by a recognized domestic bank or
  3. 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 purchaser (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 issuing bank shall clearly incorporate the content stated under item 4.2 here above on the issued bond

5.      Sealed bid marked as: Tender for Supply of Voice Compressing” and be addressed to:

“Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation
Churchill Road, Head Office, Room No. 110
P.O. Box 1047
Addis Ababa

Will be received at the Head Office, Room No. 110 in Addis Ababa before or on March 4, 2010 until 5:30 p.m. Bids received after the closing time will be automatically rejected and shall be returned unopened to the bidder.

6.      Bids received in time and fulfilling the other formalities shall be opened in the presence of interested bidders or their representatives at 10:00 a.m. on March 5, 2010, ETC’s Head Office at Addis Ababa, Room NO. 111

7.      Partial bid isn’t allowed.

8.      The Corporation reserves the right to reject all or parts of this Bid.



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