Editorial Programme

Because Comms Business editorial team has many years experience working within the industry our features represent the topics that are currently of most interest to our readers.

Written by experts we cut through the hype and cover the real issues making Comms Business a must read every month.

Below are details of the main features planned for the coming issues of Comms Business.  These represent only a fraction of the content of each issue but allow you to plan your PR and advertising activity at the most relevant times of the year.

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Month 2016 Market Report Market Report Mobile Guides
January Voice & Data Distribution Keeping The Lights On Wireless Solutions  Channel Profiles
February  Call Recording
(including Mobile recording)
Channel Only – The Pros & Cons Mobile Distribution
March PBX & Communications Platforms Audio & Video Conferencing Mobile Data – International Roaming
April  SIP Trunks UC for the SME Mobile World Congress
May Headsets (including mobile) The Keys To Hybrid Cloud Wearables M2M Guide
June   Call Management Informal Call Centres Mobile Device Management – Handling BYOD
July Hosted & Cloud based Telephony Making Big Data Work for SMEs Mobile
Virtual Network Operators
 The Third Platform
August  SIP & IP Phones How to link CTI & CRM for Profit UC on the Move
September  Differentiating ISPs Wi-Fi – Business Opportunity or Threat 4G/5G Cloud Based Services, Datacentres & Connectivity
October  Third Platform – Sales Opportunities Billing Services for Business The Rise of OTT Apps
November Mid Market Call and Contact Centres Connectivity – Getting Access Right M2M
December Preview of 2017 Self Service – Provisioning Portals The Mobile Office


Synopsis For Monthly Features

December 2015 issue of Comms Business

Preview of 2016

Preview of 2016 Comms Business takes a peek over the horizon at what we can expect to see in the channel next year. We seek to hear from key players on their views on how markets will fare and what applications are likely to be hot in the next 12 months. We are not seeking product mentions – just opinions on markets and likely trends.


Provisioning Portals

In articles this year Comms Business Magazine has taken a close look at supplier provisioning portals. Everyone tells us they have the best portal on the planet so we tested some of them. Those we tested were very good. Others we asked to test out became suddenly ’not quite ready’. In this article we will comment on those we have examined and highlight the best elements and features from them. Additionally, those channel suppliers we have not spoken to are encouraged to provide us with details of their portals and let us know why they believe their portal is so special.”

Clearly we would love to hear from resellers about their experiences with vendor portals. Who do they think has got it right/wrong and why.


The Mobile Office – How practical is it?

We used to talk a lot of hot air about fixed mobile convergence (FMC) but that became yesterday’s news with the rise and rise of the smartphone and other connected devices such as tablets. Let’s face it you can do most things and access most data sources whilst on the move these days – provided you have a decent connection.

So we ask the questions…
• What do you lose by having a Mobile Office?
• On the other hand – what do you gain by having a Mobile Office?
Contact David Dungay: david@commsbusiness.co.uk


Ian Hunter
Tel: 07818 043276
Email: ianh@cbmagazine.co.uk

David Dungay
Tel: 01892 538348
E-mail – david@commsbusiness.co.uk

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