RFPs/RFQs


Connectivity RFP Round 2

Interested companies with relevant proven capabilities are invited to submit proposals in response to this Request for Proposal Round 2, for the provision of Access Network Circuits Connecting Technical and Vocational Education and Training College Campuses to the South African National Research Network as specified in this document.

This SABEN RFP process intends to identify providers to be contracted to (a) connect the identified sites and (b) provide three years of connection service. SABEN will utilize the grant funding to cover the capital expenditures (up-front costs) for the envisaged connections. SABEN will recover the monthly operating costs over the connection service period from the respective TVET Colleges.

Requests for clarification shall NOT be accepted telephonically, please refer to section 15 in the RFP for instructions. SABEN will respond to the request within 3 business days. The clarifications will be made available to all interested parties by a post on this website. Service providers are to strictly adhere to RFP instructions.

TCCP Connectivity RFP Round 2

Please find the procedure that interested parties need to follow to attend the compulsory briefing session on Wednesday 20 May 2020 below:
Round 2 Access Connections Compulsory Briefing Session


Transceivers RFQ (CLOSED)



We are pleased to announce the awarding of the Request for Quotation (SABEN 0014/2019) for fibre optic transceivers has been concluded and the following successful service provider have been awarded purchase orders:


✓ XON


We would like to thank all service providers who submitted responses to the RFQ.


Interested companies with relevant proven capabilities are invited to submit in response to this Request for Quotation, for the delivery of Transceivers that will be used in Connecting Technical and Vocational Education and Training College Campuses to the South African National Research Network as specified in this document.

SABEN TCCP RFQ 0014_2019 Fibre Optic Transceivers


Cabling RFQ (CLOSED)



We are pleased to announce the awarding of the Request for Quotation (SABEN 0015/2019) for network cabling has been concluded and the following successful service provider has been awarded a purchase order:


✓ Lightsource


We would like to thank all service providers who submitted responses to the RFQ.


Interested companies with relevant proven capabilities are invited to submit in response to this Request for Quotation, for the delivery of Cabling that will be used in Connecting Technical and Vocational Education and Training College Campuses to the South African National Research Network as specified in this document.

SABEN TCCP RFQ 0015_2019 Network Cabling


Client Premises Equipment RFQ (CLOSED)



We are pleased to announce that the TCCP has reached another milestone. The Request for Quote (SABEN 0013/2019) process for the Client Premises Equipment has been concluded and the following successful service provider has been awarded a purchase order:


✓ XON


We would like to thank all service providers who submitted responses to the RFQ.


Interested companies with relevant proven capabilities are invited to submit in response to this Request for Quotation, for the delivery of Client Premises Equipment that will be used in Connecting Technical and Vocational Education and Training College Campuses to the South African National Research Network as specified in this document.

TCCP RFQ Client Premises Equipment