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  • Solicitation Number: IFB 18-0066
  • Issue Date: Aug 30,2017
  • Closing Date: Sep 06,2017


The World Bank Group invites qualified firms licensed to provide an unlimited use Internet Service Link of 8 Mbps bandwidth to be installed in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development office in N'Djamena, Chad. The configuration shall be Fiber 8 Mbps Uplink, 8 Mbps Downlink, on a fiber local loop with at least 8 contiguous static public IP addresses. The IP addresses should be from a /29 network. All PTT and ISP network equipment for the link will be leased from the contractor. The link will be terminated on a 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 Ethernet. The round-trip delay of the provided link, between World Bank Chad, Ndjamena office and World Bank HQ in Washington, must not exceed 300 ms for a terrestrial link, in normal operations

The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Category Assistant, 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 Category Assistant:

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.