A Tech expert has helped a school opened by Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to get one of the world’s fastest Wi-Fi speeds.
Dan Jones gave The Global Academy in Hayes, London a complete Wi-Fi makeover helping keep them at the cutting edge of modern technology.
The 14 to 19 400-student state-of-the-art school was officially opened by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry in 2017, with the event beamed live across the world.
The academy is just one of many across Britain being helped by Dan and his company Maven – seeing their Wi-Fi speeds rocketing to record levels, and saving thousands of pounds in the process.
Luke Shires, the academy’s Head of Technology & Infrastructure, said: “We have seen a huge improvement across the academy already in speed and coverage, and highly recommend Dan and his team.
“Dan’s work came at a fantastic time as we were starting to notice issues occur with coverage and speed across the site, due to increased student numbers.
“Dan produced a very detailed report, and attended the academy again on another occasion to talk me through the report, making clear and concise recommendations to how our current wireless solution could be easily improved.
“He was also happy to spend time with me and my team to ensure we had understood what changes had been made, and explained why these changes will improve things.”
Dan is one of the worlds leading experts on Wi-Fi. He is a regular guest speaker at some of the globe’s biggest Wi-Fi events and helps schools and colleges to get the best quality Wi-Fi speed and quality in the world.
Dan, Of Maven, based near Bristol, said ”There is no doubt that schools are wasting tens of thousands of pounds by suffering terrible Wi-Fi.
“Apple make some of the best hardware on the market and I am passionate to help Headteachers and CEOs to get 100% of the potential Wi-Fi speed and quality that is deserved from using Apple products.
The Global Academy, was the brainchild of Global, the media and entertainment business, behind radio stations such as Capital, Heart, Smooth, Gold, Classic FM, Radio X and LBC.
Global Academy students work towards GCSE or A-Level qualifications, whilst also learning the hands-on skills needed to work in the broadcast and digital media industry.
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