(Ecofin Agency) - The Public Procurement and Property Disposal Service (PPPDS) of the Republic of Ethiopia awarded Imperial ICT Solution, National Marketers, Bridgtech and Maxi Tech the 188 million birr ($5.7 million) contract to provide ICT equipment to the country's 187 federal institutions. The four companies won the tender launched on 23 August 2019.
Imperial ICT won the contract to supply scanners and network cables for 88.1 million birr ($2.7 million); National Marketers will supply color printers and copiers worth 75.3 million birrs ($2.3 million); Bridgtech was awarded a contract for 2.3 million birr ($70,100) for the supply of light copiers and Maxi Tech will supply separators, flash drives and maintenance kits for 22.2 million birr ($676,800).
In addition to the overall contract of 188 million birr, PPPDS announced a contract for the supply of additional ICT equipment worth 117 million birr ($5.4 million) open to Imperial ICT Solution, National Marketers, Bridgtech, Maxi Tech and six other companies that reached the financial evaluation stage in a second tender.
A total of eight companies have already responded to this second call for tender. They are Imperial ICT Solution, National Marketers, Bridgtech, Maxi Tech, YNB Computer & Computer Accessories, Jupiter Trading, Amlu Tech Plc and Alta Computec Plc.