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.
|Lot 1: Integrated and Unified Communications||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: IP Telephony, Voice Over IP and Call Packages||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 3: WAN, VPN and Broadband||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 4: LAN and Associated Services||1||View Suppliers|
|Lot 5: PABX Systems, PSTN Lines, Call Packages and Billing Solutions||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 6: Mobiles including Devices, Air Time and Services||2||View Suppliers|
CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.
If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, 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.
The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £181,302.
"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 purchases that exceed £181,302, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about CPC Sourcing Cloud.
To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.
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 64 frameworks 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.
The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|User Guide||This 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.||Yes||Download|
|Appendix B - Further Competition Template||The 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 Form||Having selected your chosen telecommunication services provider, 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 Agreement||This is a confirmation of access to the framework, and an agreement of commitment to use said framework.||Download|
|Purchase T&C||Call-Off Terms and Conditions for Purchase||Download|
|Lease T&C||Call-Off Terms and Conditions for Lease||Download|
|Service T&C||Call-Off Terms and Conditions for Service||Download|
|Summary of Lots||This document includes a breakdown of services and covered by which lots||Download|