Dear Sir or Madam,

Please can you tell me how much was spent by the BBC on the experimental technology prototype , and provide details of the tendering process, including where and when the tender was published?

Yours faithfully,

Jane Black

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John Cross left an annotation ()

"The invitation to tender for the technology was put out by a BBC Senior Technical Project Manager
on the 16 December 2008 to six companies with matching skill-sets on the BBC Future Media Approved Supplier List (
The BBC's Future Media Commissioning Process is provided here:
As per this published commissioning process invitations to tender for external commissions at the expected price point (ie between £50,000 and £140,000) do not need to be published but should go to a number of suppliers from the Approved Supplier List. This particular invitation to tender was sent to six suppliers on the Approved Supplier list."

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