HfL Broadband is our most efficient, highest security internet connectivity service for schools backed by a trusted local support team.

    Best value for the best price

    • Maximising buying power through our broadband partner RM, we pass on savings to you
    • No sign up or hidden charges*
    • Guaranteed service level agreement with pre-agreed compensation rates for customers delivering refunds to the customer
    • Uncongested service with uncapped speeds and unlimited downloads
    • Selection of connection types based on schools requirements with options for backup for added resilience

    Market leading safeguarding and security

    • Our security and safeguarding package with a market value of £1500 which is included in your quote
    • Cloud based web filtering, customisable by school to an individual user level incorporating DfE initiatives including Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent Duty, and updates to Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework
    • IWF, Prevent alerting with the ability to create customised web filtering alerts
    • Associated with the National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ as standard with best defence from cyber-attacks with protection against Antivirus and Anti Malware through in-line filtering
    • Unparalleled cyber security including fully managed firewalls with built in resilience
    • Localised control of web filtering policies, DNS and Firewall settings
    • Supported VPN solution enabling secure remote access for school based systems

    Our locally trusted support

    • Proactive service management including pre-empting and resolving issues before schools become alerted
    • A service team that ensures the fastest resolution from telco providers in the supply chain
    • 2 hour delivery guarantee providing schools/settings with a new router or temporary mobile solution
    • The invaluable experience of our head of technical support who has worked with Hertfordshire schools for almost two decades
    • 99.99% end to end service availability across the county with no school losing service for more than four hours in two consecutive terms**

    Advice on cloud solutions

    • Support on the transition to being ‘cloud ready’

    Contact us broadband@hertsforlearning.co.uk or 01438 844 777 option 1 followed by option 2 for a fully bespoke review of your requirements based on usage.

    *At site visits for installations, occasionally unforeseen circumstances can identify issues that require Excess Construction Charges (ECC’s). If there is additional costs you have the option to pay or withdraw with no obligations or anything to pay. 

    **Based on results 2019/20

    Glossary of terms

    IWF = Internet Watch Foundation

    GCHQ = Government Communication Headquarters

    DNS = Domain Name System

    VPN = Virtual Private Network

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