Ethio Telecom: Notification of Bid Clarification Responses and Bid Extension


Bid closing date
Mar 21, 2023 5:00 PM
Bid opening date
Mar 22, 2023 10:00 AM
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ethiotelecom (Mar 10, 2023)
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It is to be remembered that, Ethio telecom has launched National Competitive Bid (NCB) for the procurement Total Flood Automatic Fire Suppression System”; with RFQ No. 4236337 with a floating period from February 13, 2023, and will be closed on March 14, 2023. In connection to this, some of the bidders have requested us clarification on the technical issues. In addition, bidders have requested an extension of bid closing and opening dates by stating various reasons.

Following this, bidders’ clarification requests were thoroughly reviewed and appropriate clarification responses with Addendum and Bid extension have been given as per the attached summary of responses.

Hence, this is kindly to notify you that 6-pages of clarification responses are attached with this cover letter for your consideration and to help you prepare a responsive bid offer. In addition, Ethio telecom has officially decided to extend the bid closing and opening dates by seven (7)-days to give sufficient time to prepare a competitive offer and complete related processes as shown in the table below:



Summary of Bid Closing & Opening dates



Original Bid Closing Date

New Bid Closing Date

until 5:00 PM

March 14, 2023

March 21, 2023


Original Bid Opening Date

New Bid Opening Date

at 10:00 AM

March 15, 2023

March 22, 2023


N.B: -Finally, all bid participants should bear in mind that; these clarification responses are part of the bidding document issued with RFQ No. 4236337 and are binding.

ü The bid bond validity period has to be also issued as per the new bid closing date.

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