Request for Information - Public Safety Broadband Network (ISED 401700)

Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
1 month 1 week hence


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/01/05 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
ISED 401700
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Industry Canada
End user entity
Industry Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Cleroux, Stephanie
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
235 Queen street
Ottawa  ON
K1A 0H5

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Amendment #1

This amendment is needed to add question #1 to this NPP.

All other terms and conditions remain the same.


Notice to Suppliers

Notice to suppliers—Request For Information on Public Safety Broadband Network November 3, 2017

November 3, 2017 — Ottawa— Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is releasing a Request For Information (RFI) soliciting ICT/telecom industry perspectives on potential implementation models for a national Public Safety Broadband Network (PSBN) in Canada.

Date and location

  • Request For Information published on on November 3, 2017
  • Closing date: January 5, 2018.

Why participate

The Government of Canada is engaging diverse stakeholders on potential implementation models for a national PSBN in Canada.

In support of this activity, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is releasing this RFI, soliciting ICT/telecom industry perspectives on potential business and governance models, as well as conditions for a healthy Canadian ecosystem of applications, services, and devices.

Respondents are invited to answer in writing the RFI questions and provide their comments, suggestions, and concerns and, where applicable, alternative recommendations regarding how the objectives or the outcomes described in this RFI could be satisfied.

We encourage all suppliers to participate.

How to participate

Respondents interested in providing a response should send it to the Contracting Authority identified below, by email, by January 5, 2018 at 12:00 EDT. Respondents wishing to submit their responses via a channel other than email need to contact the authority indicated below. Respondents should ensure that they are properly identified with the name and email address, the RFI number and the RFI title appearing legibly in the email.

For more information

For more information or questions regarding this RFI, please contact Stéphanie Cleroux, Contracting Authority by email at:

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
sitt-stit-793828-v23-psbn-rfi_final.pdf000English- 2017-11-03
sitt-stit-830639-v3-psbn_rfi_french_translation_final.pdf000French- 2017-11-03


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
rfi_ised_401700_-_qa.docx.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2017-11-20
rfi_ised_401700_-_qr.docx.pdfNot availableFrench- 2017-11-20