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ICC issues tenders for production services and outside broadcast equipment

MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued tenders for production services and outside broadcast equipment for ICC events 2016–19.

The tender documents for the provision of production services and outside broadcast equipment for ICC events 2016–19 are available on application from interested parties.

Interested production houses are expected to have appropriate experience, infrastructure, staffing, resources, capability and financial standing to produce outstanding live cricket coverage.

The ICC is seeking proposals from production houses in respect of full live and highlights programming from each of the following ICC events:

ICC World Twenty20 2016 India, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 England & Wales, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 England & Wales, ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 Bangladesh, ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 Bangladesh, ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 England & Wales, ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 New Zealand, and ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 West Indies.

The ICC is seeking proposals from providers of outside broadcast equipment and associated services in respect of the following packages of ICC events:

Package 1: covering the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 (Bangladesh), ICC World Twenty20 2016 (India) and ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 (Bangladesh);

Package 2: covering the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (England), ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 (England), ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 (West Indies) and ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (England);

Package 3: covering the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 (New Zealand); and/or

Package 4: covering the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 (Bangladesh), ICC World Twenty20 2016 (India), ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (England), ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 (England), ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 (New Zealand), ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 (Bangladesh), ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 (Bangladesh), ICC Women’s World Twenty20 2018 (West Indies) and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (England)

Interested parties are required (a) to have appropriate experience, infrastructure, staffing, resources, capability and financial standing to supply state-of-the-art outside broadcast equipment for use in the production of first-class live audiovisual coverage of the ICC events; and (b) to own directly a substantial majority of the outside broadcast equipment that it would consider deploying for each ICC event.

The ICC said that the applications from consortia or joint applications will not be entertained.

All interested companies should submit full corporate legal name and registered address and other relevant contact information as soon as possible by no later than 0900 (Dubai time) on 4 November.

On receipt of the above by the ICC, interested parties will receive a confidentiality agreement for countersignature and return, along with further instructions, before being issued with any of the tender documents.

The ICC will begin issuing the tender documents on 28 October.