Category: Procurement

TCCP Service Provider award: Client Premises Equipment

The South African Broadband Education Networks (SABEN) is pleased to announce that the TVET Colleges Connection Programme (TCCP) has reached another milestone.

The Request for Quotation (RfQ) process (SABEN 0013/2019) for the Client Premises Equipment has been concluded and the following successful service provider has been awarded a purchase order:

  • XON

We would like to thank all service providers who submitted responses to the RfQ.

TCCP Service Provider awards: Access Network Circuits

The South African Broadband Education Networks (SABEN) is pleased to announce that the TVET Colleges Connection Programme (TCCP) has reached a significant milestone.

The Request for Proposals (RfP) process for Access Network Circuits Connecting TVET College Campuses to the South African National Research Network (SANReN) has been concluded and the following successful service providers have been awarded purchase orders:

  • Aeonova360
  • Broadband Infraco (BBI)
  • Comsol
  • Dark Fibre Africa (DFA)
  • LinkAfrica
  • Liquid Telecom
  • MTN
  • Openserve

We would like to thank all service providers who submitted responses to the RfP.

SABEN RFQ: TCCP Client Premises Equipment – closed

The “TVET Colleges Connection Project (TCCP)” is an ICT infrastructure initiative by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) funded through a National Skills Fund (NSF) grant to connect Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College campuses to the South African National Research Network (SANReN). The purpose of this project is to solve bandwidth poverty at South Africa’s TVET Colleges by connecting them to the SANReN, thereby enabling them to contribute to meeting the goals of the developmental state.

Interested companies with relevant proven capabilities are invited to submit in response to this Request for Quotation, for the delivery of Client Premises Equipment that will be used in Connecting Technical and Vocational Education and Training College Campuses to the South African National Research Network as specified in this document.

The RFQ for the Client Premises Equipment can be accessed on the SABEN website.

Closing date for submission is: 26 August 2019 at 15h00.

TENET RCCP II: Phase 6 – RFP for WSU Butterworth and UFS Qwa Qwa Connectivity – closed

The Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Rural Campus Connectivity Project II, Phase 6 connection of sites to SANReN.

See RCCP II Phase 6 RFP for more details on the TENET website.

For any queries relating to the RFP, please contact Helga Van Wyk – RCCP II Project Manager on 076 457 1680 or helga@tenet.ac.za

Note closing date: 26 April 2019

TENET RCCP II: Phase 6 – RFI for WSU Butterworth and UFS Qwa Qwa Connectivity – closed

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has agreed to a funding proposal request to continue with the connection of university rural campuses to the SANReN.

The Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) has published a Request for Information (RFI) for the Rural Campus Connectivity Project II, Phase 6 connection of sites to SANReN.There is an urgent requirement to provision an end-to-end 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) managed circuit for two campuses to SANReN, namely the Walter Sisulu University (WSU) Ibika Butterworth campus and the University of the Free State (UFS) QwaQwa campus

See RCCP II Phase 6 RFI for more details on the TENET website.

For any queries relating to the RFP, please contact Helga Van Wyk – RCCP II Project Manager on 076 457 1680 or helga@tenet.ac.za

Note closing date: 6 March 2019

TENET RFP: Dark Fibre for Johannesburg Metro site connections – closed

The Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET) has published a Request for Proposal (RFP) to upgrade the Johannesburg Metro connections between sites with Dark Fibre

See RFP – Dark Fibre for Jhb Metro Site Connections for more details on the TENET website.

For any queries relating to the RFP, please contact Helga Van Wyk – RCCP II Project Manager on 076 457 1680 or helga@tenet.ac.za

Note closing date: 14 March 2019