U.S. Embassy Kampala
July 14, 2022
Dear Prospective Quoter:
Subject: Request for Quotations number 19UG5022Q0004
Enclosed is a Request for Quotations (RFQ) for Provision of stable, uninterrupted 8Mbps upstream and 8Mbps downstream fiber optic Internet link through for CDC Uganda. If you would like to submit quotation, follow the instructions in Section 3 of the solicitation, complete the required portions of the attached document, and submit it to the address shown on the Standard Form 1449 that follows this letter.
The U.S. Government intends to award a contract/purchase order to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract/purchase order based on initial quotations, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.
The Embassy intends to conduct a pre-quotation visit at the site, The pre-proposal visit will be held on July 21, 2022 at 10:30am local time at the CDC Office in Entebbe. Prospective offerors/quoters should send the names of their representatives by 2:00pm local time on July 20, 2022 to KampalaBid@state.gov to arrange entry to the premises.
Quotations are due by July 29, 2022 at 10:00am. No quotations will be accepted after this time. Proposals must be in English and incomplete proposals will not be accepted.
Your quotation must be submitted electronically to KampalaBid@state.gov in either MS-Word 2007/2010 or Adobe Acrobat (pdf) file format. The file size must not exceed 30MB. If the file size should exceed the 30MB, the submission must be made in separate files and attached to separate emails with less than 30MB each.
In order for a quotation to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:
- Section I, Pricing
- Section 5 Representations and Certifications
- Additional information as required in Section 3
- The Offeror should submit a completed IRS Form W-14, found at www.irs.gov/w14, to ensure compliance with FAR 52.229-11;
- Proof of SAM Registration
Offerors shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) database at https://www.sam.gov prior to submittal of their offer/proposal as prescribed under FAR 4.1102. Failure to be registered at time of proposal submission may deem the offeror’s proposal to be considered non-responsible and no further consideration will be given. Therefore, offerors are highly encouraged to register immediately if they are interested in submitting a response to this requirement.