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  • Solicitation Number: IFB 19-0164
  • Issue Date: Dec 14,2018
  • Closing Date: Jan 04,2019
  • Institution:  IBRD

CLOSING DATE AND TIME: December 21, 2018 @ 09:00 AM  Washington DC Time


The World Bank Group invites qualified firms licensed to provide an unlimited use Terrestrial 1:1 Internet Service Link of 35 Mbps bandwidth to be installed in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development office in KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.

The configuration shall be Fiber 35 Mbps Uplink, 35 Mbps Downlink, internet connection on fiber with microwave backup with at least 8 contiguous static public IP addresses. The addresses should be from a /29 network. All PTT and ISP network equipment will be leased from the contractor for the link. The link will be terminated on a World Bank owned firewall or similar device at the Country Office. The link will be used to carry data traffic in IP format and the required interface is 100Mbps full duplex auto. The roundtrip delay of the provided link, between World Bank Kinshasa, Congo and World Bank HQ in Washington, must not exceed 300 ms in normal operations. VSAT links are not acceptable.

The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Contracting Officer, referencing the following information:

1. Solicitation Number

2. Company Name

3. Contact Person Name and Title

4. Address

5. Telephone Number

6. Fax Number

7. Contact's Email Address

A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to and are eligible to receive this advertisement. All requests and questions regarding this solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Contract Officer(s):

Srikanth Srinivasan, Email ID: ssrinivasan10@worldbank.org

The WBG reserves the right to publicly disclose contract award information, including but not limited to, name of company receiving the award, brief description of services, and contract award amount, for any contract award valued over US$250,000.  Offeror's proposal and contractual documents will remain confidential and therefore not subject to disclosure. 

The World Bank reserves the right to reject any or all responses without recourse.