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Ethio Telecom Invites All Interested and Eligible Bidders by This International Competitive Bid (ICB) For The Procurement of Mini Optical Line Terminal (OLT’s).

Bids closing date Mar 23, 2021 05:00 PM
Bids opening date Mar 24, 2021 10:00 AM
Published on ethiotelecom ( Feb 16, 2021 )
Posted on Feb 16, 2021
Bid document price 100.00
Bid bond 300000.00


Floating Date:  As of February 23, 2021

RFQ, No. 4056194.



Ethio telecom intends to sign a contract with the finally awarded bidder. Hence, ethio telecom invites all interested and eligible bidders by this International Competitive Bid (ICB) for the procurement of Mini Optical Line Terminal (OLT’s) with RFQ No. 4056194. The Tender remains floating from February 23, 2021 to March 23, 2021.




Forecasted Initial order Qty



Bid Security

Floating period


Mini-OLT for 100 sites Offshore











February 23, 2021 to March 23, 2021.


Mini-OLT for 100 sites Onshore




Power for 100 OLT’s Offshore




Power for 100 OLT’s Onshore





















1. Bid Documents can be obtained from Ethio Telecom’s Head Office,2nd Floor Room No. 201-A during Office hours (Monday to Friday) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 100.00 (one hundred only).


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


a)    Availability of 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 (only for domestic/local bidders).


e)    Bidders should be VAT registered (only for domestic /local bidders).


f)     Tax Clearance Certificate of the year (for Domestic Bidders)




3. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of Birr 300,000.00 (Birr Three Hundred Thousand only) for Mini Optical Line Terminal (OLT’s) as indicated in the table above.


3.1.       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.      


3.2.       The Bank that issues the bond as per 3.1 (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 whatsoever.


3.3.       The bond issuing bank shall clearly incorporate the content stated under Clause 3.2 here above on the issued bond.


4. Sealed bids marked as: “Tender for Supply of Mini Optical Line Terminal (OLT’s) with RFQ No. 4056194: and be addressed to:


Ethio Telecom,


Sourcing and Facilities Division


Churchill Road


Head Quarter 2nd floor, Room No.211 B,


P. O. Box 1047, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


5.  Bid proposal will be received at the Churchill Road, ethio telecom Head Quarter 2nd floor, Room   No.211 B on or before March 23, 2021 until 5:00 P.M. Bids received after the closing time will be automatically rejected and shall be returned unopened to the bidder.


6.   Bids received in time and fulfilling the other formalities shall be opened in the presence of interested bidders or their legal representatives at 10:00 A.M on March 24, 2021 at Churchill Road, ethio telecom Head Quarter 2nd floor, Room No.210.


7. No one is allowed to duplicate or transfer the bidding document that she/he acquired to participate under this invitation. Legally authorized agents shall collect the bidding documents for each principal they are representing.


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


9. Ethio Telecom reserves the right to reject all or parts of this bid.


10. Partial bid is not allowed.


Company Info
Ethio Telecom
Ethio Telecom
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AddressHead Quarter, Churchill Road Head Quarter, 2nd floor, Room No. 214
Phone+251 11 5505678
Fax+251 11 5515777
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Exchange Rates

USD 40.7355 39.9368
GBP 55.0353 53.9562
EUR 49.5222 48.5512
CHF 42.8252 41.9855
CAD 29.3190 28.7441
AED 10.0356 9.8388
Source: Commercial Bank of Ethiopia
Applicable date: Feb 26th, 2021