Published date: 12 August 2020

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: 14 September 2020, 11am

Contract summary


  • Wide area network services - 72720000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

12 August 2020

Closing date

14 September 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

8 December 2020

Contract end date

7 December 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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The Manchester City Council (MCC) Wide Area Network (WAN) service currently delivers network connections to more than 200 Council locations. The WAN provides the network connectivity through which all critical network services and applications are delivered, to enable the day-to-day operation and functioning of the Council.

The WAN replacement is critical to the success of a number of projects in the ICT environment. The telephony replacement, wireless and Local Area Network (LAN) projects all have varying dependencies on the WAN and full connectivity to the new Data Centres cannot proceed without WAN services.

About the buyer

Contact name

Stephen Polese


Town Hall Extension
Town Hall
M60 2LA


Closing: 14 September 2020, 11am