Published date: 17 January 2018

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 19 February 2018

Contract summary


  • Mobile-telephone services - 64212000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

17 January 2018

Closing date

19 February 2018

Contract start date

8 March 2018

Contract end date

28 February 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



WCHG has a requirement for a new mobile phone contract. This will replace the existing contract, which expires on 7th March 2018.
The contract will run for a period of TWO years, with an option to extend for TWO further 12-month periods,subject to satisfactory performances and annual review.

More information


Additional text

General Requirements
• Monthly line Rentals - 330 Voice & Data connections, 90 Data only connections
• Unlimited Inclusive Minutes
• Inclusion of 4g data allowance on a per device basis - 2, 4, 8 & 16GB options
• Unlimited text messages
• Unlimited calls to specified 0300 numbers
• International Traveller
• Unlimited calling between connections in contract
• Unlimited calls to land line Company office numbers (max 10)
• Cost of photo messaging
• Cost of accessing voicemails
• Cost of downloads
• Cost of 4G access (where included allowance is exceeded and whether this can be prevented)
• Ability to cap calls at a particular limit e.g. £15.00
• Cost of text to premium numbers and the ability to block the same on a handset or contract basis
• Management portal
Hardware is not part of the tender and may or not be purchased against any offering. No 'hardware fund' is required.

About the buyer

Contact name

Allan Openshaw


Wythenshawe House
8 Poundswick Lane, Wythenshawe