Notice of Intent to Sole Source - 5G Cellular Testbed Support
ID: NTIA0000-24-00070Type: Special Notice
Overview

Buyer

COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OFOFFICE OF THE SECRETARYDEPT OF COMMERCE ESOWASHINGTON, DC, 20230, USA

PSC

IT AND TELECOM - NETWORK SUPPORT SERVICES (LABOR) (DG01)
Timeline
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    Posted Jan 22, 2024 8:34 PM
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    Updated Jan 22, 2024 8:34 PM
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    Due Feb 5, 2024 9:00 PM
Description

Notice of Intent to Sole Source - 5G Cellular Testbed Support

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), Office of the Secretary, intends to award a sole-source contract to Nokia of America Corporation (NAC) for the provision of professional, technical support services for the specialized equipment developed for the 5G Cellular Testbed at the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences’ (ITS) Table Mountain Field Site. This equipment includes limited production, prototype hardware components that require customized software to operate, such as prototype cell tower radio heads and cell phones. The Contractor will be responsible for providing remote and on-site support of the equipment.

The purpose of this procurement is to obtain the necessary support services for the 5G Cellular Testbed, which is used for testing and evaluating the performance of 5G technology. The specialized equipment developed for this testbed requires technical expertise and customized software to operate effectively. The Contractor will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth functioning of the equipment and providing technical assistance as needed.

This notice is not a request for quotation or proposal, but all responses received within 10 days will be considered by the Government. Prospective contractors are required to submit documentation demonstrating their capabilities and experience in supporting similar requirements. The Government reserves the right to determine whether to conduct a competitive procurement based on the information received.

If no qualified source is identified within the specified timeframe, a contract will be awarded to NAC. Any questions regarding this notice should be directed to the Contracting Officer, Ronald Greene, via email (rgreene@doc.gov).

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Ronald Greene
rgreene@doc.gov
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