The CPC's framework agreement for Telecommunications Services offers our members access to a comprehensive range of telecommunications supplies, services and solutions to meet all your telecommunication needs across six Lots.

It was awarded on 23rd April 2018 and runs to 22nd April 2021 with a possible extension to 22nd April 2022.

Key Benefits of this Deal

  • A fast, efficient and compliant route to market through mini-competition, using CPC’s Quote tool.
  • Full compliance with EU Regulations and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
  • Access to best value supplies, solutions and services.
  • Provision of expert technical advice and guidance through the framework Help Desk (initial basic advice and guidance is provided free of charge)
  • Availability of further competition support services and complex technical support services

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
1 - Lot 1: Integrated and Unified Communications 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
4Net Technologies Limited 2018/1909 Nationwide
Adept Telecom PLC 2018/1910 Nationwide
Complete Network Services Ltd 2018/1914 Nationwide
Exactive Limited 2018/1915 Nationwide
Pennine Telecom Ltd 2018/1918 Nationwide
Redwood Technologies Ltd 2018/1917 Nationwide
2 - Lot 2: IP Telephony, Voice Over IP and Call Packages 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
4Net Technologies Limited 2018/1909 Nationwide
Adept Telecom PLC 2018/1910 Nationwide
Cavendish Communications Ltd 2018/1911 Nationwide
Cirrus Response Limited 2018/1912 Nationwide
3 - Lot 3: WAN, VPN and Broadband 3 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Adept Telecom PLC 2018/1910 Nationwide
Joskos Solutions Ltd 2018/1916 Nationwide
Talk Straight Limited 2018/1920 Nationwide
4 - Lot 4: LAN and Associated Services 1 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Adept Telecom PLC 2018/1910 Nationwide
5 - Lot 5: PABX Systems, PSTN Lines, Call Packages and Billing Solutions 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Adept Telecom PLC 2018/1910 Nationwide
Complete Network Services Ltd 2018/1914 Nationwide
Pennine Telecom Ltd 2018/1918 Nationwide
Redwood Technologies Ltd 2018/1917 Nationwide
6 - Lot 6: Mobiles including Devices, Air Time and Services 2 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Corporate Mobile Communications Ltd 2018/1913 Nationwide
Pennine Telecom Ltd 2018/1918 Nationwide

How can I use this Deal

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.

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If you require support in running a further competition via this deal, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.

Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on the deal.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For more complex procurements, we also have the CPC Sourcing Cloud which offers enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.

Use This Deal

To use this deal and get a quote you need to sign in.

Create a User Account

To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.

When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 60 deals and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.

The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).

To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this deal. Some are required for successful use of the deal and are clearly marked.
File Details Essential
User GuideThis is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids. YesDownload
Appendix B - Further Competition TemplateThe attached template document should assist you with running your further competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the relevant framework lot. Download
Appendix C - Sample Order FormHaving selected your chosen legal services supplier, orders can be placed via the Framework Order Form. Your preferred supplier will populate the Order Form with the full details of your requirement and then present you with a completed Order Form for signature. Download
Appendix D - Access AgreementThis is a confirmation of access to the framework, and an agreement of commitment to use said framework. Download
Purchase T&CCall-Off Terms and Conditions for Purchase Download
Lease T&CCall-Off Terms and Conditions for Lease Download
Service T&CCall-Off Terms and Conditions for Service Download
Summary of LotsThis document includes a breakdown of services and covered by which lots Download

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this deal is Crescent Purchasing Consortium with NPG.

  • Name: Lisa O'Shea
  • Tel: 0161 974 0947
  • Email: l.m.oshea@thecpc.ac.uk
  • Chat with our helpdesk: Live Chat