According to the latest data from Point Topic broadband value added services generated $25.7 billion worldwide in 2007, an increase of 62% on 2006. "Value added services are growing strongly and are increasingly significant in overall revenue terms," says John Bosnell, Senior Analyst at Point Topic.
Orange distributor Mainline Digital Communications has appointed Gail Hollinshead to the position of Director of Dealer Sales. She has been with Mainline for six years, during which time she has been responsible for the company's marketing activities and, for the last year, has driven forward the company's Business Mobile dealer programme.
Thirteen lucky resellers will join Westcon & Avaya for what has been dubbed 'the trip of a lifetime' in Las Vegas, which includes a knock-out opportunity to watch the Ricky Hatton versus Paulie Malignaggi fight at the MGM Grand on 22nd November. The incentive period closes September 30th.
Essex-based Actimax has won a contract to bring Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) into the 21st Century with a VoIP solution for the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace and Queen Charlotte's Cottage.
ANS Group has notched up a UK first having completed the VMware Authorized Consultant (VAC) Gold Certification. According to the company it is the first partner in the UK to have achieved the highest level accreditations in Cisco (Gold), Novell (Platinum), Microsoft (Gold) and now VMware (Gold).
Timico Group is beating the drum abut the resilience of its offering following news that its business-strength ADSL-based Internet service saw no reduction in performance, even though usage grew by 24% due to increased demand during the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The channel could soon have access to high speed wide area wireless following wireless network specialist Red-M's launch of Red-Link, a service that offers a permit to operate high speed point-to-point links up to 100Mb/s.
Alcatel-Lucent is providing 'always-on' voice and data communication solutions that let organisers, runners, race volunteers, media and support teams get the information they need - when they need it - in a challenging environment.
Internet provider Easynet Connect has undertaken a 30 working day installation pledge for businesses signing up to its SureStream and EtherStream services, around half the typical quoted installation time for equivalent services, says the firm.