wmnet logo 1WMnet is one of England’s nine Regional Broadband Consortia. It was established under the National Grid for Learning programme to enhance the quality of learning through the development of a distributed, regional learning network built on a broadband backbone giving all 2,500 schools in the region affordable and reliable broadband connectivity.

WMnet comprises 13 local education authorities which work together to:

  • Provide a broadband infrastructure connecting schools via a high-speed network to the National Education Network
  • Embed effective educational practice with ICT
  • Support innovative uses of broadband for teaching and learning

The vision guiding WMnet is collaboration and local ownership in a regional consortium.



Find out more at the WMnet website