Aberdeen City Council – Opportunity to install cable in council owned ducts

The City of Aberdeen seeks to be a beacon location for the development and deployment of digital technology. An opportunity exists for [a limited number of] appropriately authorised communication providers (CPs) to occupy space within the existing duct network within the City of Aberdeen (the Duct Network) belonging to Aberdeen City Council (ACC) for the purposes of CPs installing and maintaining their own sub duct, cables and related apparatus within the Duct Network.

ACC is accordingly seeking expressions of interest from CPs that may wish to participate in this opportunity. If you wish further information or to enter into discussions with ACC regarding this opportunity please contact Gordon Wright, Senior Project Manager, Accelerate Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Council, Business Hub 17, 3rd Floor North, Marischal College, Aberdeen AB10 1AB, email: gwright@aberdeencity.gov.uk.

Aberdeen City Council reserves the right to undertake early proof of concept deployments with participants to the scheme who have expressed an interest and satisfied access criteria by 17th February.


The opportunity remains subject to final approval by ACC and the right to occupy space within the Duct Network is subject to availability and to entry into a definitive legal agreement with ACC. This Notice does not, nor is it intended to, form any part of any contract with ACC.

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