Procurement

Welcome to the UbuntuNet Alliance Procurement page. On this page you find information about procurement and opportunities to provide connectivity and equipment for UbuntuNet Alliance.

Current Procurements


11 May 2021 Open Tender for Supply of Cloud Equipment ITT 2021
UbuntuNet Alliance is seeking offers for the supply and installation of cloud infrastructure equipment under pan-African AfricaConnect 3 project, which is co-funded by the European Commission and participating African NRENs. The overall objective of the AfricaConnect3 project is to enhance human capital development in Africa. More specifically, it seeks to unlock the potential of education and research through increased access to digital infrastructures and technologies for African education and research institutions.Click here for further details

Previous Procurements


25 May 2016 Competitive Dialogue Tender for various links in Eastern and Southern Africa
The UbuntuNet Alliance is seeking offers for capacity services under AfricaConnect 2 project for a number of links in Eastern and Southern Africa. The project, funded by the Pan African Programme will build upon the high-capacity network for research and education that has been partially established in the Southern and Eastern Africa (ESA) region under the AfricaConnect 1 funding programme (which finished successfully on 5th May 2015).The programme, supported by a combined EC and African NREN budget of €10m, will increase the resilience of extant links and reach out to newly joining NRENs to the UbuntuNet Alliance from within ESA.

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29 January 2016 Open Tender for a wide Range of Routes in Eastern and Southern Africa
This is an Open Tender (being conducted under the EC Directive 2014/2 on Public Procurement) for a wide range of routes. It is running in parallel to the invitation for Final Bids that has just been submitted to the remaining bidders in the call below.

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30 May 2015 Redundant link for RENU (Uganda)
The UbuntuNet Alliance is seeking offers for capacity services under the forthcoming AfricaConnect 2 project. The project, funded by the Pan African Programme will build upon the high-capacity network for research and education that has been partially established in the Southern and Eastern Africa (ESA) region under the AfricaConnect 1 funding programme (which finished successfully on 5th May 2015).The programme, supported by a combined EC and African NREN budget of €10m, will increase the resilience of extant links and reach out to newly joining NRENs to the UA from within ESA. It will support the new and improved network between the region and the world wide community of Research and Education Networks by continuing to connect with GÉANT, the pan-European Research and Education Network operated by GÉANT Ltd. Click here for further details

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