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Claranet Acquires Ardenta

Claranet has acquired UK-based IT services provider Ardenta for an undisclosed sum. Ardenta specialise in the management of e-commerce systems, with a


Hotels Struggle to Cope with Customer WiFi Demands

New research from ZyXEL Communications has revealed that guests are demanding more personal digital services from hotels, yet more than a quarter (27%

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Podsystem Partners with MyFamily Mobile

PodsystemM2M and Internet of Things (IoT) industries, and wearable IoT technology firm, MyFamily Mobile have today announced the launch of a new weara

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Satellite Internet Welcomes BDUK Revision

Satellite Internet has welcomed the decision by Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) to revise its connectivity program - now retitled the Better Broadband sc

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Operations Manager celebrates 20 years at Abbey Telecom

Blackburn telecommunications firm Abbey Telecom congratulates its Operations Manager on clocking up 20 years' service. Les Prenton, who is 63 and l


Drones Are the Future Say Over 2 in 5 IT and Telecoms Businesses

New online research reveals the extent to which drones are taking off in IT and telecoms business, despite poor knowledge of some of the rules surroun

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Fuze Named as Hot 2016 Vendor!

Fuze (formerly ThinkingPhones) has been named a 2016 Hot Vendor for Unified Communications and Collaboration by Aragon Research, a technology-focused


Customer satisfaction in telecoms is on the up

Overall customer satisfaction in the telecoms sector has increased over the past year, continuing the ongoing upward trend in satisfaction since 2011,

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Intelisys Signs Equinix Supplier Partner

Intelisys Global has announced the addition of Equinix to its Supplier Partner portfolio. An Intelisys Communications Supplier Partner since August


Vaioni Launches 100Mb & 1Gb Promotion

Vaioni Wholesale has launched a campaign to help Channel Partners win more connectivity business through its 100Mb & 1Gb promotion. “The cost of 10


Comms Business Survey

So, a post EU referendum snapshot questions. How would you rate your current level of optimism for the future?

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Comms Business Interactive – July 2016

In This Issue

This month’s features include: SIP Phones Review, CTI for SMEs and UC on the Move.



Lofty Ambitions

Virgin Media Business recently announced they would be offering small business products, including broadband bundles with speeds up to 300Mpbs, throug


Making Big Data Work for SME’s

As buzzwords go, ‘big data’ is currently one of the most powerful—and one of the most perplexing. It sounds like something only multinational conglome


Hosted Telephony: Price, Connectivity and Suppliers

Comms Business Magazine talks to a number of key players in the hosted telephony/UCaaS market to establish the significance of price versus features,

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Hosted and Cloud-Based Telephony – Ensuring Price and Features Benefits

Alex Holben, Associate Consultant at Alsbridge, says that while hosted and cloud-based telephony is a maturing market with the potential to drive cost

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Shedding light on Dark Fibre

Comms Business talks to Rob Hamlin, Commercial Director of CityFibre to establish why the Channel should be taking note of dark fibre and what sort of


Portal Talk

Comms Business talks to TalkTalk Business about their aggressive and potentially disruptive entry in to the SIP trunk market and how the Union Street


Making Margin with MVNO’s

Out on the mean streets of consumer mobile, succeeding with an MVNO proposition is tough in a market where there is little to differentiate yourself o


Mobile Printing

As people are increasingly using their smartphones for work purposes a requirement to print straight from devices has risen significantly. It prevents


Devices – July 2016

This month we have two mid range devices which are really pushing some technology boundaries. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is the first phone capable of rend


The Impact of 5G

Tugdual Grall, technical evangelist at Converged Data Platform firm MapR, says that cloud and analytics are key to finding success with 5G and IoT. He