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Expression of interest for Consulting firm for Fiber Optic Commercialization

News   •   Jan 30, 2016 00:01 IST

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a state corporation whose mandate is to plan, design, operate and maintain high voltage electricity transmission lines and substations. Tendersontime, a leading business tenders provider is the first agency to report this notification.

In the construction of electricity transmission lines. KETRACO incorporates Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) for operations. The Company has been granted a Network Facility Provider Tier 2 (NFPT2) license by the Communication Authority of Kenya to lease out excess fiber to licensed Application and Content Service Providers in Kenya. in the next 3-4 years, the Company will have constructed close to 5.0ookm of high voltage transmission lines across the Country and regional interconnection.

The Company has embarked on a Broadband Strategy to leverage on its current fiber infrastructure in collaboration with experienced Third Parties with vast experience in telecommunication sector to design, deploy, operate, manage and sell active networks.

Consultants may constitute joint - ventures to enhance their chances of qualification. In addition the following information should be provided:- 1.The Consultant shall be a registered firm ( provide registration details)., 2.International firms incorporated outside Kenya must partner with local firms in a joint venture arrangement. A copy of the joint venture agreement must be attached., 3.Bidders must provide a copy of Certificate of incorporation. In the case of Joint Ventures, all partners must provide a copy of a certificate of incorporation., 4.Provide a valid Kenya Revenue Authority Tax Compliance Certificate (for local companies in the joint Venture)., 5.The Consultant shall have a minimum of five years experience in undertaking similar assignment., 6.The bidder must provide at least three reference letters from organizations they have offered similar or related service. The total assignment is expected to last 1 Month.

Completed expressions of interest documents are to be enclosed in plain sealed envelope. Marked “Expression of Interest for Fiber Optic Commercialization Consultancy so as to be received on or before Monday 15th February, 2016 at 10.00 am East Africa time and will be opened immediately thereafter at the KETRACO office at KAWI House.


The Company Secretary,

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,

KAWI House. Block 8. 4th Floor.

Off Red Cross Road, South C

P O Box 34942 - 00100,

Nairobi, Kenya.

Tel: +254 20 4956000


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