top of page
Share this Tender:
Request For Expression Of Interest (Consulting Services - Firms Selection) Uganda Digital Acceleration Project-Government Network (Udap-Govnet) tendering job at National Information Technology Authority

Expression of Interest

National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Deadline: 

About the Organisation (Buyer)

The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) was established as a statutory body under the National Information Technology Authority, Uganda Act, 2009 as one of the key players in the Information and Communications Technology Sector. It’s mandated to coordinate, promote and monitor IT
development within the context of national social and economic development, with a vision of “Lives transformed through e-service delivery”.

Subject of Procurement

Request For Expression Of Interest (Consulting Services - Firms Selection) Uganda Digital Acceleration Project-Government Network (Udap-Govnet) tendering job at National Information Technology Authority

Tender Details

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES - FIRMS SELECTION) UGANDA DIGITAL ACCELERATION PROJECT-GOVERNMENT NETWORK (UDAP-GOVNET)

LOAN NUMBER: P171305 REFERENCE NUMBER:

ASSIGNMENT TITLE: CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE STUDY OF MOBILE BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT IN RURAL AREAS - LOT 1-50 MASTS SERVING 900 MDA'S AND LOT 2 INSTALLATION OF 80 MASTS FOR VOICE AND DATA IN 13 REFUGEE HOST COMMUNITIES/DISTRICTS

  • The Goverment of Ugande represented by the National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NA-U) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Uganda Digital Acceleration Project-Goverment Network (UDAP GOVNET) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services for the study of mobile broadband deployment in rural areas-Lot 1-50 mass serving 900 MDA's and Lot 2 installation of 80 masts for voice and data in 13 refugee host communities/Dis

  • The consulting services (The Services) include: Study and provide a benchmarking report on the best industrial model and technology for the deployment of mobile broadband, Study and provide an up-to-date detailed report with site names or locations that have challenges of broadband connectivity in rural areas, Study and provide a detailed report on how to determine the best locations to set up telecommunications towers or mest that will serve both ministries, department agencies (UDA) and Target user groups (TUG's in rural areas, Study and provide a detailed report on which type of lower or mest to be used, Study and provide a detailed report on site acquisition process in the tower construction process, Study and provide a detailed report on the site ist of Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Target User Groups, and private clients, Study and provide a detailed report on the best technologies, Cost of deployment, operations and maintenance, Bes model (lessing, renting, purchase) Establish mechanisms for collaboration with mobile network operators or tower companies, Study and provide a detailed report on the existing policies on infrastructure sharing as it relates to towers or masts. The constant should identify environmental risis and mitigation measures, the constant should identify the rak identification and mitigation strategy on infrastructure sharing and the scope of work for the management model revie


  • The duration of the assignment will be 6 (six) months from the date of signing of the contract. The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be accessed at https://www.nita.go.ug

  • The National Information Technology Authority Ugande now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the services Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria for the firm's capability and experience is

  • Must provide information relating to their capacity and experience demonstrating that they are qualified to undertake this study (documentation, reference of simi sevices, experience in comparable missions, availability of qualified personnel, etc)

  • Demonstrate previous experience and expertise in cemying out a feasibility study in Information and Communications Technology (CT) with at least three (3) assignments of a similar nature in developing Telecommunication infrastructure business plans, andior development or review of telecom infrastructure deployment or Telecom business strategic planning in the last three (3) years. The consultancy firm should have experience working in Africe or economies of a similar nature

  • Ability to provide required services


  • Possession of six (6) years of experience in telecom service

  • Possession of relevant industrial accreditation and certifications like SO certification in Health and Safety, Quality Management and Environment Management

  • Must possess Transactional Tax Clearance from the tax body of the domice country.

  • Traceable references of three (3) assignments of a similar nature undertaken in the past six (6) years

  • Proof of compliance with the laws of the and

  • Legal documents (eg Constitutions, agreements, deeds, powers of attorney)

  • Shall provide audited books of accounts for at least the last three (3) years prepared by a cerified accounting firm.


  • The consulat shal demonstrate experience in infrastructure sharing, ICT policy, and environmental rise in relation to infrastructure deployment

  • The c consultant should assemble a team of relevant experts that shall include the following key personnel: Team Leader, Business analyst, Network Specialist, Civil Structural Engineer, Radio frequency engineer, Demographics Specialist, Quantitative Surveyor, Environment, Health and Safety Specialist, Power Specialist or Electrical Engineer Ste Acquisition & Permitting Specia Financial & Economic


  • The attention of interested consultants is drawn to Section III, persgraphe 3.14, 3.15, and 3.17 of the World Bank's Procurement Regulations for PP Bowers July 2016, revised September 2003 (Procurement Regulations, setting forth the World Banic's policy on conflict of interest

  • Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and sub- consultancy in the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable f the entire contract, if selected


  • A consultent will be selected in accordance with the Consultants Qualification Selection (COS) method set out in the World Bank Procurement Regulations Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours Monday to Friday 08:00-16:00 hours Kampala time on working days and from NITA-Uwebsite www.nita.go.ug.


  • Expressions of interest (One Original, one hard Copy, and One solt Copy) must be delivered in written form to the address below (in person, or by courier or e-mail) by 24 January, 2024. The packages must be clearly marked Expression of Interest for "Consultancy Services for study of mobile broadband deployment in rural areas-Lot 1-50 masts serving 900 MDA's and Lot 2 installation of 80 masts for voice and data in 13 refugee host communities Districts

  • The Manager Procurement, National Information Technology Authority- Uganda

  • Palm Courts, Plot 7A Rotary Avenue (Lugogo Bypass). P.O. Box 33151, Kampala Uganda,

  • Telephone: +256-417-801049. Email:udap-gonet@nita.go.ug/robert gumisiniza@nita.go.ug

Tender Documents

Click on the link below to download a copy of the detailed tender 

documents.

Related Tenders

Expression of Interest

Malteser International

Rehabilitation of Water Systems (Aprons) in Rhino-Camp Refugee Settlement
Rehabilitation of Water Systems (Aprons) in Rhino-Camp Refugee Settlement tendering at Malteser International

Deadline: 

April 17, 2024

Expression of Interest

Ministry Of Gender, Labour And Social Development

Request for Expressions of Interest for women entrepreneurs work placement/ apprenticeship Host Enterprises and Industry associations Uganda
Request for Expressions of Interest for women entrepreneurs work placement/ apprenticeship Host Enterprises and Industry associations Uganda tendering at Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Deadline: 

April 18, 2024

Expression of Interest

Uganda Wildlife Authority

Supply of assorted electrical materials and plastic poles for electric fence
Request For Bids tendering at Uganda Wildlife Authority

Deadline: 

May 3, 2024

Expression of Interest

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Construction of Education infrastructure at selected schools in Oruchinga Refugee Settlement, Isingiro District
Construction of Education infrastructure at selected schools in Oruchinga Refugee Settlement, Isingiro District tendering at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Deadline: 

April 22, 2024

You may also Like!
bottom of page