The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) is seeking proposals from proposers/ concessionaires to implement multi-tiered wireless networking (Wi-Fi) at Kotoka International Airport (KIA). The selected proposer/concessionaire will provide and offer multi-tiered wireless networking (Wi-Fi) connectivity options for KIA passengers in all terminals (1 & 2), which will provide a fast, secure system, passenger convenience, customer service and complimentary Wi-Fi access. The system will be installed and upgraded by the selected proposer/concessionaire as technology emerges. The proposers must submit a proposal that would be based on Complimentary and Paid Wi-Fi services.
The scope of the overall program is to improve and extend Airport’s existing Wi-Fi network, and design and implement an exceptionally high performing and scalable Wi-Fi network based on well-established WiFi performance standards documented in the GACL Wi-Fi System Standards.
2.0 SCOPE OF SERVICES:
•The scope of work is to be used as a general guide and is not intended to be a complete list of all work necessary to complete the project.
The work should include, but not limited to establishing:
• Data standards, data architecture, security protocols, required functionality, a scalable platform, an application wireframe, estimated timelines, estimated budgets, and insights into best practices.
• Wi-Fi Advertising – the opening (splash) page for the Wi-Fi System shall provide potential revenue generating opportunities via advertising to support the complimentary Internet access, but may not be counted towards the guest’s complimentary access time. The proposal should indicate the length of the opening (splash) page. There may be subsequent commercials for the complimentary Wi-Fi. Proposer/Concessionaire to describe in detail the guest experience as it relates to the commercials. The nature and character of all advertising is subject to the prior written approval of GACL’s Board and must conform to the Board’s Advertising Policy.
3.0 PROPOSER/CONCESSIONAIRE REQUIREMENTS Similar/Previous Assignments:
• The proposer/concessionaire must have undertaken at least three (3) projects, within the last five (5) years, similar in scope to the scope of services described above.
• The Project Team must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience, since 2012, in government and/or private sector network and Wi-Fi infrastructure and integration.
• Must demonstrate financial capacity and experience to put up the infrastructure.
• GACL may review Proposer /concessionaires’ financial performance in other projects.
• GACL reserves the right to request a credit report and additional financial information from each Proposer/concessionaire.
GACL is prepared to offer a maximum five (5)-year license to the successful proponent subject to annual review and performance.
5.0 MODE OF APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION:
Interested Proposers/concessionaires shall purchase a complete set of the RFP from GACL reception on submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of GHC1.000.00 from (Mondays to Fridays between the hours of 0900 – 1600 hours
Respondents will be invited to a pre-proposal meeting/site visit scheduled for 1000 hours GMT on Friday, July 21, 2017. The visit will afford proposers/concessionaires opportunity to familiarize with site conditions and also obtain relevant information.
Proposals shall be valid for a period of 120 days after the deadline of proposal submission.
Proposers/concessionaires will be required to submit their proposal in sealed and separate envelopes not later than 11:00 hours GMT on Friday, August 4, 2017, to the address below:
The Managing Director
Att’n: Procurement (Second Floor, newly expanded arrival hall)
Ghana Airports Company Limited Private Mail Bag 36
Kotoka international Airport, Accra, Ghana Tel.: 0302 – 550612. Ext. 2016 E-mail: email@example.com
*NB: Proposers/concessionaires are kindly requested to note that the date of submission stated in the earlier insertion stands corrected in this subsequent publication