CityFibre acquires Redcentric's duct and fibre networks in £5m deal

CityFibre's national footprint has spread into Cambridge, Portsmouth and Southampton following the acquisition of Redcentric's duct and fibre networks (at least 137km), taking its presence to 40 cities.

Telecom Ted charity walk bears fruit

A charity walk organised by Watford-based Telecom Resource raised over £3,000 in aid of Watford Workshop, an organisation that helps disabled and disadvantaged people to gain work experience, skills and employment.

Marketing matters

The anatomy of dynamic marketing teams

By Elvire Gosnold, Director, Blabbermouth Marketing: We've recently grown our team with the addition of two new marketers. During the recruitment process I sifted through a lot of CVs and interviewed candidates from a variety of marketing backgrounds.

Company Profile

Redstone smartens up

Redstone's Managing Director Brendan Loughrey reveals how the company has strengthened its presence in the high growth smart buildings and smart technologies arena while leveraging cross-selling opportunities throughout the customer base, including many blue chip organisations.

Business Interview

Acquisition unlocks partner potential

Interoute's acquisition of Easynet was a game-changing strategic move that made a real difference to its channel ambitions, according to VP for Strategic Partners Neil Downing.

Market Review

Industry trends in M&A

Activity in the telco M&A market remains buoyant with a noticeable trend emerging during the past few months, observes Paul Russell, Corporate Finance Partner for M&A at BDO.

Business in Focus

Epsilon in cloud drive

As Epsilon Telecommunications transitions from a network firm into a software specialist delivering connectivity services, going digital and equipping the company with the right skills and mindset is key to its roll out strategy, explains CEO Jerzy Szlosarek.

Company in Focus

Aerial flies into stratospheric growth

From car phones to PCI compliance: How Aerial Business Communications Managing Director Paul Davis made it big in comms.

Case Study

Brighten up your prospects in the dark

Dark fibre trailblazer Exa Networks and training company Copper Road UK show what is possible for CPs once they've seen the light.

Business Profile

Dark fibre era emerges

Denying an entire nation the benefits of dark fibre is simply not an option. But there is little that most comms providers can do against monolithic national operators dragging their feet, until now.

News Feature

Hunt issues phone system refurbishing Clarion call

It is a stroke of good fortune for Clarion that its mission is also its biggest opportunity - to change the culture of re-use and waste in the phone system marketplace, according to Managing Director Tom Hunt.

Recruitment Focus

Is telecoms hiring Brexit-proof?

The dialogue continues to jog along, as we look to our leaders to start talking about real plans and stop market-testing public opinion, writes Clive Jefferys of telecoms recruiter JMA Network.

M2M Matters

M2M: It’s decision time

Decisive and dynamic action should be the channel's only response to the fizzing M2M market, according to Comms365 Managing Director Mike Van Bunnens.

Technology News


Special Feature

Jane Ashworth: A woman of purpose

Jane Ashworth, Managing Director for SMART Technologies UK&I, has only one purpose - to reclaim the company's dominant market status by developing staunch channel partnerships and working hand in hand with key resellers in core markets.

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