CF Entertainment Television Programming

expired opportunity(Expired)
From: Federal Government(Federal)
started - 27 Nov, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

Start Date

27 Nov, 2017 (about 5 years ago)
due - 27 Nov, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

Due Date

11 Dec, 2017 (about 5 years ago)
Bid Notification

Opportunity Type

Bid Notification
HQ0516-18-Y-0001

Opportunity Identifier

HQ0516-18-Y-0001
Other Defense Agencies

Customer / Agency

Other Defense Agencies
23755 Z Street Riverside, California 92518-2031 United States

Location

23755 Z Street Riverside, California 92518-2031 United States
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Added: Nov 27, 2017 5:41 pm Sources Sought Announcement HQ0516-FY-18-0001 Agency/Office: Defense Media Activity Location: DMA Acquisition and Procurement CA Title: CF Entertainment - Television Programming INTRODUCTION: This is a Sources Sought to determine the availability and technical capability of small businesses (including the following subsets, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, HUBZone Firms; Certified 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and Woman Owned Small Business) to provide the required products and/or services. Description(s): The objective of this requirement is to acquire the broadcast distribution rights for television programming rights for AFN outlets overseas that is limited to such rights as CF Entertainment may actually have upon the date a request for permission to record and/or distribute such program is granted. This purchase of the programming is to enable the American Forces Network - Broadcast Center (AFN-BC) to support the American Forces Network (AFN) mission. AFN currently support troops around the world and afloat. CF Entertainment brand name products include programming that CF Entertainment has sole proprietary ownership. The Defense Media Activity (DMA) is seeking authorized sources to acquire a follow on licensing and support agreement for the CF Entertainment service and support licenses to deliver AP audio and images via Satellite, over the air radio and geo-locked radio streaming services to the DoD audience service overseas in support of The American Forces Network (AFN) is chartered with providing news and entertainment to both the primary AFN audience of DoD personnel stationed overseas, DoD civilian employees and their family members. It is also required to ensure the accomplishment of the AFN mission to effectively communicate command information to DoD personnel stationed overseas, DoD civilian employees and their family members, while simultaneously providing the level of entertainment needed to make a positive impact on their morale. It will provide the most efficient and furthest reach to ensure effective communication of information messages inserted within the programs as spot announcements in support of DoD internal information themes, goals and objectives. CLIN 0001 (Base Period): TELEVISION PROGRAMMING - FFP The contractor shall provide administrative effort required to broadcast rights of CF Entertainment programming for the American Forces Network Broadcast Center to reproduce and distribute television programming, and provide AFN-BC digital file transfers, satellite feeds, or hard media copies of authorized programs produced by CF Entertainment. AFN will distribute the programming by encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission system (currently Cisco's PowerVu Plus (MPEG-4)) and/or by mail to authorized AFN television outlets outside the contiguous United States for their non-commercial distribution/presentation via television broadcast frequencies, encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission, and/or limited closed-circuit distribution systems. License Period: February I, 2018 through January 31, 2019. CLIN 0002 (Option Year l}: TELEVISION PROGRAMMING - FFP The contractor shall provide administrative effort required to broadcast rights of CF Entertainment programming for the American Forces Network Broadcast Center to reproduce and distribute television programming, and provide AFN-BC digital file transfers, satellite feeds, or hard media copies of authorized programs produced by CF Entertainment. AFN will distribute the programming by encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission system (currently Cisco's PowerVu Plus (MPEG-4)) and/or by mail to authorized AFN television outlets outside the contiguous United States for their non-commercial distribution/presentation via television broadcast frequencies, encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission, and/or limited closed-circuit distribution systems. License Period: February I, 2019 through January 31, 2020. CLIN 0003 (Option Year 2): TELEVISION PROGRAMMING - FFP The contractor shall provide administrative effort required to broadcast rights of CF Entertainment programming for the American Forces Network Broadcast Center to reproduce and distribute television programming, and provide AFN-BC digital file transfers, satellite feeds, or hard media copies of authorized programs produced by CF Entertainment. AFN will distribute the programming by encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission system (currently Cisco's PowerVu Plus (MPEG-4)) and/or by mail to authorized AFN television outlets outside the contiguous United States for their non-commercial distribution/presentation via television broadcast frequencies, encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission, and/or limited closed-circuit distribution systems. License Period: February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021. CLIN 0004 (Option Year 3): TELEVISION PROGRAMMING - FFP The contractor shall provide administrative effort required to broadcast rights of CF Entertainment programming for the American Forces Network Broadcast Center to reproduce and distribute television programming, and provide AFN-BC digital file transfers, satellite feeds, or hard media copies of authorized programs produced by CF Entertainment. AFN will distribute the programming by encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission system (currently Cisco's PowerVu Plus (MPEG-4)) and/or by mail to authorized AFN television outlets outside the contiguous United States for their non-commercial distribution/presentation via television broadcast frequencies, encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission, and/or limited closed-circuit distribution systems. License Period: February I, 2021 through January 31, 2022. CLIN 0005 (Option Year 4): TELEVISION PROGRAMMING - FFP The contractor shall provide administrative effort required to broadcast rights of CF Entertainment programming for the American Forces Network Broadcast Center to reproduce and distribute television programming, and provide AFN-BC digital file transfers, satellite feeds, or hard media copies of authorized programs produced by CF Entertainment. AFN will distribute the programming by encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission system (currently Cisco's PowerVu Plus (MPEG-4)) and/or by mail to authorized AFN television outlets outside the contiguous United States for their non-commercial distribution/presentation via television broadcast frequencies, encrypted, digitally compressed satellite transmission, and/or limited closed-circuit distribution systems. License Period: February 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023. DMA Contracting Office - West 23755 Z Street, Bldg. 2730 Riverside, CA 92518-2031 DISCLAIMER: T HIS SOURCES SOUGHT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL. IT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SOLICITATION AND SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS A COMMITMENT BY THE GOVERNMENT. RESPONSES IN ANY FORM ARE NOT OFFERS AND THE GOVERNMENT IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO AWARD A CONTRACT AS A RESULT OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE TO PAY FOR PREPARATION OF RESPONSES TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. ANY INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY RESPONDENTS TO THIS TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLY VOLUNTARY. CONTRACT/PROGRAM BACKGROUND: Contract Number: HQ0028-12-C-0004 Contract Type: Firm Fixed-Price Incumbent and their size: Large Method of previous acquisition: Sole Source Provide Brief description of the current program/effort: Provide television and radio program listings support including program listings origination and daily posting of program listings information online and to GFE scrolling program guides. List Anticipated Time Frame: 1 February 2018 to 31January 2023 Base + four (4) one-year options List Place of Performance: N/A REQUIRED CAPABILITIES: Contractor shall be authorized to provide television and radio program listings support including program listings origination and daily posting of program listings information online and to GFE scrolling program guides. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: N/A SOURCES SOUGHT: The anticipated North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) for this requirement is 512120, with a size standard of 32 Mil. This Sources Sought Synopsis is requesting responses to the following criteria ONLY from small businesses that can provide the required services under the NAICS Code. To assist DMA in making a determination regarding the level of participation by small business in any subsequent procurement that may result from this Sources Sought, you are also encouraged to provide information regarding your plans to use joint venturing (JV) or partnering to meet each of the requirements areas contained herein. This includes responses from qualified and capable Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Service Disabled-Veteran Owned Small Businesses, Women-owned Small Businesses, HUBZone Small Businesses, and 8(a) companies. You should provide information on how you would envision your company's areas of expertise and those of any proposed JV/partner would be combined to meet the specific requirements contained in this announcement. In order to make a determination for a small business set-aside, two or more qualified and capable small businesses must submit responses that demonstrate their qualifications. Responses must demonstrate the company's ability to perform in accordance with the Limitations on Subcontracting clause (FAR 52.219-14). SUBMISSION DETAILS: Responses should include: 1) Business name and address; 2) Name of company representative and their business title; 3) Type of Small Business; 4) Cage Code; 5) Contract vehicles that would be available to the Government for the procurement of the product and service, to include ENCORE II, General Service Administration (GSA), GSA MOBIS, NIH, NASA SEWP, Federal Supply Schedules (FSS), or any other Government Agency contract vehicle. (This information is for market research only and does not preclude your company from responding to this notice.) 6) Certification that the vendor is an authorized provider of these services including technical software and hardware support through Tribune Media Services. Vendors who wish to respond to this should send responses via email NLT 12/11/2017, 2:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) to jesus.feliciano3.civ@mail.mil. Interested businesses should submit a brief capabilities statement package (no more than five pages) demonstrating ability to perform the services listed in this Technical Description. Documentation should be in bullet format. Proprietary information and trade secrets, if any, must be clearly marked on all materials. All information received that is marked Proprietary will be handled accordingly. Please be advised that all submissions become Government property and will not be returned. All government and contractor personal reviewing RFI responses will have signed non-disclosure agreements and understand their responsibility for proper use and protection from unauthorized disclosure of proprietary information as described 41 USC 423. The Government shall not be held liable for any damages incurred if proprietary information is not properly identified.

Dates

Start Date

27 Nov, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

Due Date

11 Dec, 2017 (about 5 years ago)

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Country : United StatesState : California