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Comms Vision 2017 update: Gamma CEO outlines strategy for partner growth

Never have ICT resellers gazed over a landscape with such growth potential, but realising the opportunity is both exciting and challenging, according to Platinum sponsor Gamma CEO Bob Falconer, who outlined ways for resellers to ease their journey into new territories.

Comms Vision 2017 update: Andy Lippman's reaction to emerging technology? Redefine communications…

With technology elevated as the defining characteristic of phenomena such as connected cars and smart cities, could this be the moment to formally redefine communications?

Diva Telecom scoops NextGen Digital Challenge award

Congrats to Diva Telecom for punching above its weight as a winner in the NextGen Digital Challenge 2017 Awards alongside NHS Education for Scotland, DVLA, Armagh Banbridge Craigavon Borough Council, Broadband for the Rural North (B4RN), HATDeX as well as People Plus with Mendix, each one taking home awards across seven categories.

Virtual1 extends partnership with telcoinabox

Virtual1 has extended its relationship with reseller set-up and support company Telcoinabox, integrating their systems to enable Telcoinabox partners to offer real-time quotes.

The move follows big strides made by Virtual1 in the national rollout of its fully Software Defined Network.

MyPhones first to test and certify new Cisco 6800 series

MyPhones has been announced as the first Cisco partner to test and certify the new series 6800 series phones which will be ready to order from the end of November 2017.

Pragma scoops Ericsson-LG award hat-trick

Hats off to Pragma for scooping a hat-trick of awards at the Ericsson-LG Global Partner Conference.

For the second year in a row and the third time in five years, Pragma scooped up the top award, Global Partner of the Year. Pragma were also awarded Global Cloud Partner of the Year and Global Technical Support Team of the Year.

Kent-based True Telecom falls into administration

Kent-based True Telecom has gone into administration following a series of run-ins with the authorities.

The company was fined £85k by the Information Commissioner's Office for making illegal nuisance calls.

Minister for Digital says 5G and full fibre are inseparable

Minister for Digital Matt Hancock reaffirmed his commitment to expediting the transformative potential of 5G and full fibre as complementary technologies.

"I don't believe 5G and full fibre are alternatives," he stated. "Even if 5G can bring great speeds to your phone, there's only ever limited spectrum, so full fibre and 5G are complementary technologies.

Hancock concerned over slow pace of Openreach-BT legal separation

Minister for Digital Matt Hancock has expressed concern about the time it is taking BT Group to implement the legal separation of Openreach and has called for an acceleration of the process, hinting that more pressure could be applied by Ofcom and the Government if they are not satisfied with the rate of progress.

Minister for Digital Matt Hancock pledges unwavering support for 'insurgent altnets'

Following his address to the Broadband World Forum last year when Minister for Digital Matt Hancock set out plans for a full fibre future, his focus at this year's Broadband Stakeholder Group 2017 Conference was on 'the exciting momentum' that is building.

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