GCI adds scale and skills with Fusion Media Networks acquisition

Managed services provider GCI has added more scale and skills to the business following the acquisition of Essex-based Fusion Media Networks for an undisclosed sum. GCI CEO Adrian Thirkill revealed that the firm's gaze had fallen on Fusion at least two years ago.

Active Digital scoops two top O2 industry awards

Kent-based telecoms company Active Digital has scooped two industry awards from O2 (the Digital Excellence and Customer Excellence gongs), repeating last year's double award win.


Marketing matters

Get on message with multichannel marketing

By Elvire Gosnold, Director, Blabbermouth Marketing: The continued popularity of multichannel marketing means that strong and consistent brand identity is more important than ever.

Company Profile

An epitome of entrepreneurial talent

The Pebbletree success story is born of entrepreneurial flair and the strength to instinctively flex with market demands, according to Managing Director Janni Thornton.

Business Interview

Eclipse aligns under parent

The ‘total eclipse' of the Eclipse name by its parent KCOM within an overall rebrand project will be greeted with ambivalence by some and a degree of surprise, even trepidation by others, so Comms Dealer grabbed an hour with KCOM Director Pete Tomlinson and quizzed him on the thinking behind the strategy and any effect it may have on its

Market Review

Reshaping the industry

Two spheres of industry regulation have been spinning with unprecedented activity in recent weeks, but now it's time to turn our attention to the implications of Ofcom's Digital Communications Review and the Government's Investigatory Powers Bill, writes Eli Katz, Chair of ITSPA.

Business in Focus

Exclusivity pays off for Jones

Exclusive Networks UK Managing Director Graham Jones explains how Attila the Hun helped to turn a page in his life's narrative and start a new chapter in the distributor's UK story.

Company in Focus

Headsets for all reasons

Come what may in the comms industry, headsets will always be a central theme of the 21st century contact centre and other key markets, and Jonathan Davies, Agent Sales Manager, is urging all resellers to acknowledge this fact.

Case Study

Ofcom sets BT agenda

Comms watchdog Ofcom has placed new demands on BT to improve its service, including rules for Openreach to speed up the installation of high speed business lines and reduce wholesale costs, aiming to bring prices down over a three year period from 1st May 2016.

Business Profile

Meet Robert Adams – The Digitaliser

Turning non-technical industries into digital players is the fine art of Fifteen Digital Managing Director Robert Adams, who, for example, is helping the crisping market to make a packet.

News Feature

A growth plan to inspire

plan.com's remarkable growth trajectory must lift the spirits of all ambitious channel players with business expansion on their mind.

Recruitment Focus

Who wins the recruitment race today?

The days of reactive recruitment are long gone. It's not like the old days when you put out an advert, commissioned an agency, got ten CVs, shortlisted three and made an offer.

M2M Matters

Channel finds its feet in race to M2M

Analyst projections on the boundless revenue potential for M2M continue to spill forth, but the channel's ability to deliver on the promise has been limited - until now.

Technology News

Poll

Special Feature

The industry Benchmark that matters

Navigating an insightful course through deep oceans of billing data has until now been near impossible. But one captain of industry has pushed for this Holy Grail with an insistent hand, and data can no longer keep its secrets to itself in Union Street's partner Benchmarking report.

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