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Strategic Partner for the Sunderland Smart City 5G Neutral Host

Sunderland City Council - Sunderland, North East, United Kingdom →

Contract notice

Sunderland City Council (SCC) is seeking a private sector partner (PSP) to co-invest in and form a Joint Venture (JV) to design, build and operate a 5G Neutral Host across the SCC boundary area and adjacent areas. The contract term will be for a period of 20 years. The PSP/JV will be required to recruit customers including Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to use the Neutral Host and stimulate demand for the use cases and their development. A range of street and network assets will be made...

Sunderland City Council (SCC) is seeking a private sector partner (PSP) to co-invest in and form a Joint Venture (JV) to design, build and operate a 5G Neutral Host across the SCC boundary area and adjacent areas. The contract term will be for a period of 20 years. The PSP/JV will be required to recruit customers including Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to use the Neutral Host and stimulate demand for the use cases and their development. A range of street and network assets will be made available by SCC to the JV to deliver the scheme. SCC provides free public Wi-Fi in certain areas of the City Centre and Roker as well as a series of road sensors. SCC will require the JV to continue to provide and enhance this service. SCC will be able to buy back data services from the JV during the contract term and there will be opportunities for the JV to offer the provision of private networks to industry, 3rd parties and SCC.Continues in II.2.4 below.

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Contract status:

Contract notice - closed

Contract value:

£80M

Contract can renew:

No

Contract type:

Services

Contract sectors:

  • Networks
  • Telecommunications equipment and supplies
  • Telecommunications services
  • Telephone and data transmission services
  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
  • Networks
  • Telecommunications equipment and supplies
  • Telecommunications services
  • Telephone and data transmission services
  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
  • Data-processing services
  • Local area network services
  • Wide area network services
  • Business and management consultancy and related services
  • Business and management consultancy services
  • Management-related services
  • Advertising and marketing services
  • Education and training services
  • Higher education services
  • Networking, Internet and intranet software package
  • Communication and multimedia software package
  • Information systems and servers
  • Drivers and system software package
  • Internet services
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Contract location:

  • North East
  • North East

Contract has EU funding:

No


Contract notice published:

20 November 2020

Contract tender deadline:

21 December 2020

Contract start:

-

Contract end:

-

Contract duration:

20 years


Contact name:

Virginia Ainsley

Contact phone:

-

Contact email:

virginia.ainsley@sunderland.gov.uk