Internet Connectivity and Infrastructure

We can offer schools, academies and local authorities a variety of infrastructure solutions to deliver their requirements.

From broadband connections and wireless solutions to VoIP, SEGfL can assist you with your solution.

The South East Grid (SEG) is an ultra-fast fibre network delivering services to the Public Sector across the region including schools. MLL Telecom have been appointed as the Framework supplier for the SEG Framework and now works in partnership with South East Grid for Learning and Schools ICT, to deliver a wide range of enhanced services covering resilient Janet connections and a full security overlay.

We are able to provide trusted route to connectivity which includes leading educational filtering and firewalls solutions, inline with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023. For more information about the SEG Framework click here.

If you purchase your broadband through SEGfL, you will also be connected to the Janet network. With 18 million users from education, public sector, science parks and research organisations, the Janet Network allows our schools to have additional services including:

The offer:

  • Speeds form 10Mb to 10Gb
  • Local resilient connection options
  • Primary connection through JANET Education Network
  • Direct network peering to; Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple and BBC
  • Safeguarding and Security – content filtering from Smoothwall
  • Specialist Schools Support
  • Future-Proofed Technology

About the SEG Framework

The South East Grid Framework procurement was undertaken by the South East Grid Consortium, under a restricted OJEU process. The Framework can be used by any public sector organisation in the South East region (NUTS-J). SEGfL is supporting individual and small groups of schools who wish to use the Framework for their next broadband service.

About MLL Telecom

MLL Telecom is a leading provider of managed Wide Area Networks and telecommunication services such as LAN, UC, Wi-Fi, Security and Cloud Infrastructure . MLL specialises in supplying  secure connectivity solutions to Public Sector organisations and already provides services to hundreds of schools across the UK today. MLL understands the unique requirements for schools including the ever increasing demand for more bandwidth delivered in a way that allows children to have safe access to the internet.

MLL’s independence means we can source the most cost effective solutions from the entire UK market and provide this as a competitive managed service for our customers, and as you would expect, MLL is fully compliant with Government Standards.

MLL Telecom will provide:

Managed Connectivity

MLL can provide a range of managed connectivity options which include access to the Internet using firewalls and content filtering to protect children and staff. MLL’s service is fully managed round the clock underpinned by industry-leading SLAs.

Janet Network

Through the MLL contract, schools and academies can be directly connected to the Janet network and become part the of the NEN- the national education network through SEGfL. Benefits from being part of the Janet network include direct connectivity into Google, Microsoft, Apple, BBC and Amazon Web Services.

Specialist Schools Support

Each contract will be supported by the educational IT support specialists, SchoolsICT (BETT 2023 ‘Technical Support Provider’ finalists). They have vast experience in delivering services to hundreds of schools across SEGfL and have established a reputation for trustworthiness and reliability and operate with a mission to empower schools and academies with technology to enable them to deliver exceptional learning experiences.  This partnership ensures that each school or Trust will be managed through their connectivity journey by experts who understand the school environment.


If you would like to find out more or would like to get a quotation, please email [email protected]