Gamma profits up 20%

Newbury based Gamma has achieved a 20% hike in gross profits with EBITDA up to £17.2m.

Announcing its financial results for 2013 the channel only network operator claims the following set of encouraging headline figures:

Pennine's Panthers run Race For Life

Motivated by their links to friends and family affected by cancer a team from Bury-based Pennine Telecom have completed the Race For Life staged at Manchester's Heaton Park.


Marketing matters

Keeping staff in the loop

By Elvire Gosnold, Director, Blabbermouth Marketing: I was thinking about the nature of Mushroom Management (keeping your staff in the dark and occasionally piling a lot of ‘stuff' on them) and that the root cause is not that anyone intends to behave is this manner, it is the fast-paced nature of this industry t

Company Profile

Missing out on mobile?

Julien Parven, Marketing Director at Daisy Distribution, provides insights into the evolving mobile market and says the opportunity is far bigger than meets the eye.

Business Interview

Time to act, says Carter

DMSL, the SMB-focused distributor of connectivity and cloud solutions, has ramped up its campaign to give comms and IT dealers a leg up to the next stage of their evolution, according to Managing Director John Carter.

Market Review

Digitalisation catalyses new wave of innovation

Putting a finger on the pulse of megatrends driving Enterprise IT 3.0 and Industry 4.0 are top of the agenda at this year's Comms Vision Convention, writes Content Director John Chapman.

Business in Focus

Daisy finds the right mix

Philip Carse, Analyst at Megabuyte.com, examines Daisy's improving revenue mix following the Group's year-end financial statement last month.

Company in Focus

Panasonic launches cloud solution

Panasonic has entered the cloud market following a link up with Radius Communications that sees the vendor offering cloud PBX and cloud contact centre services to the UK and Ireland. We got the story from Bob Mercer, Panasonic's Network Communications Group Manager.

Case Study

A case of customer care

This month we welcome back Andrew McMillan, Principal at Engaging Service, who shares an anecdote that conveys how a simple and attentive service culture results in word-of-mouth business opportunities.

Business Profile

Rise of on-site mobility

On-site mobility solutions are great tools for leveraging existing business relationships, but wireless solutions are not quoted as often as they should be, according to Mark Shane, Sales Director at distributor ICON.

News Feature

In a developing world the only option is change

At times like this the ICT industry needs leadership: Collaborative relationships are replacing transactional business, new technologies are on the up and interactions with customers are taking on a whole new dynamic - small wonder comms channel leaders espoused the need to drive change during this year's Margin in Voice and Data event.

Recruitment Focus

Economists: Sorry guys, you just don’t get it

It seems that economists and brokers are disappointed by financial performance within the recruitment sector, despite a 20-30 per cent uplift in sales and profitability, something that most companies would be overjoyed with, writes Clive Jefferys, JMA Network.

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Special Feature

Choice, not all or nothing, will drive hosted voice

Nimans has prepared the ground for a channel campaign based on its hosted voice service GreenSky which unites capex and opex revenue models and removes price barriers to cloud adoption.

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