Public Sector Network Tender Alert


400009-2012: UK-Lancaster: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

Lancaster University is currently in the process of implementing IP telephony to all users across the University.
As part of this project, the University now wishes to procure telephony carrier services to address the following:
1. Consolidate its telephony carrier services to integrate with the new IP based Cisco telephone system;
2. Improve its Disaster Recovery arrangements for the routing of telephone calls;
3. Achieve cost savings;
4. As an option, improve the physical resilience of telephony carrier services into the University campus.
The scope of this procurement specifically includes the following elements:
a) Primary Rate ISDN links for the incoming and outgoing telephone calls using Q.931;
b) Optional SIP trunks for improved disaster recovery arrangements / cost savings;
c) Optional analogue direct exchange lines;
d) DDI numbers;
e) Outgoing minutes to all destinations;
f) Billing services;
g) Account Management;
h) Associated support and service;
i) Implementation.

Ref: SP/12/470.,


Lancaster University
University House, Bailrigg
For the attention of: Angela Wearden
LA1 4YW Lancaster
Telephone: +44 1524594087
Fax: +44 1524843087
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Address of the buyer profile:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 200 000 and 300 000 GBP

Published: 18 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 31 Jan 2013