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Ethio Telecom

ethiotelecom Dec22,2020

Floating Date: January 01, 2021

Closing Date: February 02, 2021


Ethio telecom intends to sign contract with the finally awarded bidder/bidders. Hence, we are pleased to invite all interested and eligible bidders by this Open International Competitive Bid for the procurement of Copper Ethernet to Fiber Media Converter (10/100/1000Base-T to 1000Base-X Fiber Media Converters RFQ No. 4047463.

1. The bid remains floating from January 01, 2021 to February 02, 2021.

2. The complete set of the Bidding Document can be obtained from Ethio Telecom’s Head Office, Room No. 201 during office hours (Monday to Friday) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Birr 100.00 (One Hundred Birr only).

3. 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 (for Local / Domestic Bidders)


e) VAT Registration Certificate (for Local / Domestic Bidders)


f) Availability of Compliance Statement


g) Sample for the Copper Ethernet to Fiber Media Converter (10/100/1000Base-T to 1000Base-X Fiber Media Converters) with its full accessories is required.

3.1.  All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of Birr 50, 000.00 (Fifty Thousand Birr).


3.2.   The Bid Security 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.

3.3.    The bank that issue 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 conditions whatsoever.


3.4.    The bid bond issuing bank shall clearly incorporate the content stated under the clause here above on the issued bond.

4. Sealed bids marked as: “International Competitive Bid for the Procurement of Copper Ethernet to Fiber Media Converter (10/100/1000Base-T to 1000Base-X Fiber Media Converters) RFQ No. 4047463. shall be addressed and delivered to:

Ethio Telecom,


Churchill Road,


Head Quarter,


Supply Chain Division,


2nd floor, Room No.211/B


P.O. Box 1047, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 On or before February 02, 2021. Until 5:00 P.M


The bids presented by any bidder after the closing date & time shall be rejected.  

5. Bids received on time and fulfilling the other formalities shall be opened in the presence of interested bidders or their legal representatives February 03, 2021at 10:00 A.M, at ET’s Head Quarter, 2nd floor, Room No.210.

6. No one is allowed to duplicate or transfer the Bidding Document that she/he acquired to participate under this invitation.

7. Bidders are strongly advised to read and comply with the instructions provided in the Bidding Document.

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

9. Partial bid is not allowed.