Telecoms giant BT considers regional hub in Birmingham

BT has launched a major office restructuring programme that could result in hundreds of staff relocating to Three Snowhill in Birmingham. The development is being considered by the telecoms giant for its new Birmingham home. Three Snowhill is the largest single office building under construction in the UK outside London. The 420,000 sq ft, 17 storey […]

Network Telecom shortlisted for industry-leading award

  Telford-based business telecoms and IT services provider shortlisted for Reseller Sales Team of the Year (£10m plus turnover) at this year’s Comms Dealer Sales and Marketing Awards. After the launch of its pioneering new desk phone, NT Multimedia, and the two highest sales months in the provider’s twenty-year history, Network Telecom has been recognised […]

Openreach launches Fibre First programme in Nottingham

Openreach has named Nottingham as the latest city to benefit from a full-fibre broadband roll-out. Nottingham has become the latest city to be added to Openreach’s full-fibre broadband network build programme, Fibre First, with work set to begin imminently on expanding access to gigabit-capable broadband.     In Nottingham, work will begin shortly in the Gedling […]

PM Connect expands mobile payments business into Africa

Mobile payment provider PM Connect has secured a contract with Africa’s largest mobile carrier Vodacom. Birmingham-based PM Connect’s technology allows consumers to pay for lifestyle and sport content, videos and articles through carrier billing in a few clicks – adding any purchases directly to their phone bill. The partnership with Vodacom, which has a 43 per […]

Pure Telecom names new MD as Matt Sandford becomes CEO

Multi award-winning Shropshire company, Pure Telecom, has responded to an increasing growth in business by naming a new managing director. Former managing director and company founder Matt Sandford has taken on Pure’s new role of Chief Executive Officer, with David Hayward being promoted to MD. “These are exciting times at Pure Telecom, our success over […]

Arrow Businsss Comms acquires telecoms provider 360 Solutions

Arrow Business Communications, a Surrey-based business communications company has acquired a Burton-on-Trent telecoms and IT services provider 360 Solutions, for an undisclosed sum. 360 Solutions works in markets including retail, property development and recruitment and all directors of the firm will be staying on and will work within the Arrow group, as will the remainder of the […]

Daisy Group swoops in for Birmingham’s Voice Mobile

Telecoms specialist Daisy Group, the UK’s largest independent provider of telecoms, IT and cloud services, has announced the acquisition of Birmingham’s Voice Mobile. Lancashire-based Daisy Group has partnered with Voice Mobile since 2004 and will retain its sales and operations teams to sell and manage EE mobile accounts to existing and new customers. Daisy said its […]

Mobile device specialist Pervacio moves to Birmingham hub

Mobile device specialist Pervacio has launched its technology hub in Birmingham which it says will better serve customers in the UK and Europe, one of its most rapidly growing markets. Headquartered in the US and operating in 30 countries, Pervacio specialises in containing the cost of mobile phone and electronic device supply chain management. In […]

Comms business Wavenet acquires primary supplier APR Telecoms

Voice, data and cloud business Wavenet has acquired APR Telecoms, a Norfolk provider of business communication solutions. APR is a long-term partner of Birmingham-based Wavenet, and its primary supplier. The acquisition follows Wavenet’s purchase of Swains and Talk Internet in 2017. Andy Rackham, managing director of APR Telecoms said: “Wavenet was our largest supplier and already billed […]

SOTI expands footprint in Solihull to support European growth

SOTI Inc., a provider of mobile and IoT device management solutions, has expanded its regional headquarters in Solihull, to capitalise on the company’s growth. The move comes as part of a wider European expansion as more companies use business-critical mobility in core verticals, including retail, healthcare and field services. Fueled by the growth of the company’s integrated platform, SOTI ONE, enterprises struggling […]

IT services firm Wavenet relocates HQ to Solihull’s Blythe Valley

Technology communications company Wavenet is moving its headquarters from Birmingham to IM Properties’ (IMP) Blythe Valley Park on J4 of the M42. The relocation to Solihull is to accommodate its number of employees expanding from 40 to 70 over the last 12 months. Wavenet was established in Birmingham in 2000, and reached a turnover of almost £25 million last […]

Advice: WiFi KRACK – four key steps to manage the risk and protect your network

When the WPA2 vulnerability, better known as the WiFi KRACK was revealed late last year, what followed was a torrent of concerning headlines suggesting that all WiFi communications could be decrypted.   Whilst it is vulnerability at the core of one of the most popular forms of WiFi network security, all is not as bad […]

telent Technology Services wins major “smart” motorways project

Approximately 100 new jobs are being created at telent Technology Services, a Warwickshire network services and technology company, following a major contract win with Highways England to manage the ‘smart’ motorways of the future. The new roles will be at the firm’s head office in Warwick, as the company takes over the NRTS (National Roads Telecommunications Services) network. The […]

SOTI signals next phase of growth with latest European expansion

SOTI Inc., a provider of mobile and IoT device management solutions, has expanded its regional headquarters in Solihull, to capitalise on the company’s booming growth and invest in the next generation of the digital workforce. The move comes as part of a wider European expansion in the wake of new and evolving uses of business-critical mobility in sectors, including retail, healthcare and field […]

Network solutions provider Syscomm builds sales and marketing

Syscomm Ltd has recently announced a number of strategic hires at their Coventry office.   The new roles are focussed on the sales and marketing and are essential to support increased sales initiatives and continued expansion into new markets throughout 2018. Darren Bindert has been hired as Head of Marketing for Syscomm. Darren is a B2B marketing […]