The CLEO broadband network is managed and supported by BT Lancashire Services, a wholly owned part of BT, on behalf Lancashire County Council. The private schools network connects over 750 schools across Cumbria and Lancashire and interconnects with the JANET (UK) universities network at Carlisle and Manchester. BT is contracted until 2021 to provide a range of services to Lancashire County Council. Staff seconded from Lancashire County Council to BT Lancashire Services are responsible for supporting schools using the CLEO network.
Other services provided by BT Lancashire Services for schools across the North-West include:
- Educational online services, such as filtering and email
- Virtual learning environments
- Content subscription services
- Management Information systems
- Secure data backup services
- Technical support services
- Online hardware catalogue for schools
- Specialist installation services and bespoke projects
BT Lancashire Services has a team of dedicated education ICT professionals with many years’ experience in the educational market place and who contribute to the NEN National Education network on a regular basis.
All services are designed especially for schools, academies, children’s centres, and other educational establishments and aim to deliver effective performance within best value constraints.
BT Lancashire Services is a registered Communications Provider with Ofcom and accredited with ISO 9001, the International Standard for Quality Management, ensuring all its services are delivered working to excellence.
BT Lancashire Services Limited is proud to support the CLEO network and the NEN National Education Network.