Ethio Telecom Invites All Interested and Eligible Bidders by This National Competitive Bid (NCB) For The Procurement of Different Size (2x16mm2, 3x240mm2 +2*120mm2, 2x10mm2 & 4x25mm2) Of AC Power Cable


Bid closing date
Dec 20, 2021 8:00 PM
Bid opening date
Dec 21, 2021 1:00 PM
Published on
ethiotelecom (Nov 23, 2021)
Bid document price
Bid bond

Floating Date: As of December 01, 2021

RFQ No. 4074021


1. Ethio telecom intends to sign a Master Frame Agreement (MFA) contract for one (1) year with a possibility of extension up to a maximum of 3 years with the finally awarded bidder(s). Hence, ethio telecom invites all interested and eligible bidders by this National Competitive Bid (NCB) for the procurement of Different size (2x16mm2, 3x240mm2 +2*120mm2, 2x10mm2 & 4x25mm2) of AC power cable as described in the table below with RFQ No. 4074021. The Bid remains floating from December 01, 2021 to December 20, 2021.


Description of the Item/Asset/ Service



Bid security amount in ETB



Flexible AC Power cable 3*240mm2+ 2*120mm2






Flexible AC Power cable  4*25mm2




Flexible AC Power cable  2*16mm2




Flexible AC Power cable  2*10mm2




2. Bid documents can be obtained from ethio telecom’s Head Office, Room No. 207 during office hours (Monday to Friday) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 100.00 (Birr One hundred only).

3. Interested bidders are expected to fulfill the Requirements stated here below:

a)    Bid Security;

b)    Availability of Letter of Authorization to sign the bid offers;

c)    Anti-bribery pledge form;

d)    Bidders should have a valid and renewed trade license for the year;

e)    Bidders should have VAT registration certificate.

4. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of Birr 200,000.00 (Birr Two-Hundred Thousand only).

4.1 The bid bond shall be furnished in one of the following forms: -

a)  Certified Cheque /CPO issued by a recognized domestic bank or

b)  Bond issued by and/or confirmed through a recognized /reputable Domestic bank.   

4.2 The Bank that issues the bond as per 4.1 (b) here above shall unequivocally guarantee to pay the purchaser immediately upon the first written demand of payment. The Purchaser’s written demand of payment shall not be subject to any condition what so ever.

4.3 The bond issuing bank shall clearly incorporate the content stated under Clause here above on the issued bond.

4.4 The Bid Security shall be issued in the name of the bidder’s/Agent’s company as appropriate that participated in the bid;

4.5 Sealed bids marked as: “Tender for the Supply of Different size (2x16mm2, 3x240mm2 +2*120mm2, 2x10mm2 & 4x25mm2) of AC power cable” with RFQ No. 4074021 and be addressed to:

Ethio telecom,

Head Quarter

Churchill Road

Supply Chain Division

2nd Floor, Room No.211B,

P. O. Box 1047, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


5. Bid proposal will be received at ethio telecom, Head Quarter 2nd Floor, Room   No. 211B, before or on December 20, 2021 5:00 P.M. Bids presented by any bidder after the closing date shall not be accepted.

6. Bids received in time and fulfilling the other formalities shall be opened in the presence of interested bidders or their legal representatives on December 21, 2021 at 10:00 A.M, at ethio telecom, Head Quarter 2nd Floor, Room No.210.  

7. Partial bid is NOT allowed on Line item basis; but Partial award may be granted at ethio telecom discretion on Line item basis;

8. No one is allowed to duplicate or transfer the bidding document that she/he acquired to participate under this invitation.

9. Bidders are seriously advised to read and comply with the instructions provided in this bidding document.


10. Ethio telecom reserves the right to reject all or parts of this bid.

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