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CompetitiveContractNoticeAddendum - GB-London: 101928 - Peer Review of Digital Infrastructure Model
1. Title: GB-London: 101928 - Peer Review of Digital Infrastructure Model
2. Awarding Authority:
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
4th Floor, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 020 7211 6824, Email:
Attn: DCMS Commercial
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Other services.

4. Description: Telecommunication consultancy services. Performance review services. Technical analysis or consultancy services. As part of the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review we developed an LSOA (Lower Layer Super Output Area) level model to estimate the coverage and costs of gigabit-capable connectivity.

We are seeking a peer review to examine whether our modelling approach and cost estimates are fit for purpose. The peer review should be written up in a report. The report should include the following:
-Highlighting the strengths of the modelling approach and questions for which the model seems well suited to answering
-Highlighting any issues with the current methodology and questions for which the modelling seems less well suited to answering
-Recommending any improvements to the methodology and input assumptions.
- Where alternative input assumptions are suggested a source should also be provided
- Ideally we should be able to quote the assumptions in non-confidential documents
-A comparison of the outputs of this model with work that you have previously done or have access to.
5. CPV Codes:
71316000 - Telecommunication consultancy services.
79313000 - Performance review services.
71621000 - Technical analysis or consultancy services.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Awarded to:

Cartesian Limited
National ID: 03230513, Descartes House, 8 Gate Street, London, WC2A 3HP
Tel. +44 20 7643 5555
Attn: Michael Dargue
Value Cost: 17,950
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 14/05/2020
11. Number of Tenders Received: Not Provided
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 18/05/2020
Period of Work End date: 30/06/2020

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