DHBs hunt mobile communications providers
Whanganui and MidCentral District Health Boards have released a collaborative request for proposals (RFP) to find service providers for mobile communications.
The Whanganui District Health Board employs about 1,100 staff and services an area from Raetihi to Marton. Its sites are serviced by Telecom lines, data and mobile services.
The MidCentral DHB is one of the largest employers in the Manawatu, with about 2,000 staff. Its sites are also serviced by Telecom lines and data services.
Respondents need to answer a range of questions about cellular service functionality with regard to the DHBs’ work primarily outside urban areas. They also need to address service and handset options, billing and customer service requirements, services tariffs and outline their company’s health strategy.
RFP submissions close on 30 June, with preferred suppliers notified on 18 July.