Published date: 22 January 2019

Last edited date: 22 January 2019

This notice was replaced on 19 August 2019

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 19 August 2019)

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.

Contract summary


  • Electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting - 31000000

  • Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment - 32000000

  • Construction work - 45000000

    • Software package and information systems - 48000000

    • Repair and maintenance services - 50000000

    • Postal and telecommunications services - 64000000

    • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

22 January 2019

Closing date

31 January 2019

Contract start date

10 July 2019

Contract end date

9 July 2023

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?



The framework is for the provision of telecommunications and network services and can be used by the whole of the UK Public Sector and their associated bodies & agencies, the Voluntary Sector, Charities, and/or other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring on behalf of the Public Sector delivering services of a public nature. The following Services will be made available under 13 Lots: Data access; Local connectivity; Traditional telephony; Inbound telephony; IP telephony; Mobile voice and data; Paging and alerting; Video conferencing; Audio conferencing; Unified communications; Radio; Security and surveillance; and Contact centres. The scope includes: Services which provide the main functionality of a Lot; associated technology, equipment and solutions and optional goods and services that enhance, supplement or support the delivery of the Services; and services delivered over the public internet, private networks, the PSN and/or the HSCN. See VI.3 and bid pack.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service (CCS)


Rosebery Court
St Andrews Business Park


+44 3450103503