Simwood 'breaks down' mobile barriers and launches Developer Pack

A new service launched by wholesale network operator Simwood is poised to ‘deregulate mobile', claims MD Simon Woodhead (pictured). Simwood Mobile and the associated Developer Pack gives CPs a new level of access to mobile services including full control of voice, text and data traffic, mobile numbers, porting and SIM branding.

STL sales team complete beastly Monster Race

Hats off to the STL sales team for completing the beastly Monster Race in Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire. Their blood, sweat and mud endurance test was rewarded with almost £400 raised for SpecialEffect, a charity that helps people with disabilities to play computer games.


Marketing matters

When doing less is more

By Elvire Gosnold, Director, Blabbermouth Marketing: We are all pressured to do more, especially when it comes to marketing - have a presence on more social networks, write more blog posts, send more emails, run more reports, capture more leads, generate more sales etc.

Company Profile

ProVu’s strategic vision

Darren Garland once patrolled the world's seas unnoticed but today he's plain sailing in the channel as Managing Director of highly visible distributor ProVu Communications.

Business Interview

8x8 multiplies growth

When Voicenet Solutions was acquired by US giant 8x8 Inc in December 2013 for $18.4 million the UK-based cloud comms provider suddenly looked very different...

Market Review

Now’s time to uphold the value of choice

Whether supplying cloud, on-premise PBX or a mixture of both, the future of business communications should be based on a multi-channel approach, providing choice, flexibility and placing full control and value into the hands of customers.

Business in Focus

Plan arms partners with total solution potential

Comms service provider Plan has unveiled an ambitious strategy to ramp up profits for its mobile reseller partners by adding a complete range of comms solutions to its portfolio.

The additions include fixed line voice and data connectivity through BT along with the full suite of Microsoft communications apps and software.

Company in Focus

Marston’s raises the bar

Marston's PLC has long been known as one of the UK's largest independent pub retailing businesses and brewer, not so well know is its burgeoning telecoms business headed up by Operations Director Rob Derbyshire.

Case Study

Sewell restlessly seeks industry Knights

In his new role at youth led development agency Restless Development, Jim Sewell, former Sales and Marketing Director at Alternative Networks, hopes to recruit telecoms champions for an ‘Entrepreneur Panel' to support fledgling enterprises in the developing world.

Business Profile

Pulling for the channel

Former Great Britain rower Sean Dixon has hung up his oars and is now pulling in sales alongside reseller partners at Henley-based service provider Fidelity Group.

News Feature

‘Manifesto’ for Channel

With election fever mounting service provider Channel Telecom has unveiled its own manifesto which calls upon the Government to rethink its approach to the telecoms sector.

Recruitment Focus

The recruitment gap widens – is this a perfect storm?

As economic confidence rises, you might be forgiven for thinking that this is good news if you are recruiting new staff.

M2M Matters

A postcard from Mobile World Congress

By Anton Le Saux, Head of Connectivity and Partner Sales at O2 Telefónica UK: We attended this year's Mobile World Congress at the beginning of March. It reminded us again about the influence and growth of new technology and the transformative power of the Internet of Things and m2m.

Technology News

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Special Feature

ICUK perfects leased line provisioning

Resellers wanting more speed, automation and visibility throughout the leased line ordering and provisioning process have welcomed ICUK's new addition to its web-based control panel.

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