Panasonic has launched its new generation of business telephony systems - the Network Communication Platform (NCP) at the grand venue of the ‘Collserola Tower' in the historic port of Barcelona, Spain.
Mobile airtime and handset distributor Fone Logistics has released details of a new incentive scheme for channel partners over the coming six months.
The scheme kicks off with a ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous' theme and the prize for wholesale dealers is two VIP tickets to a Manchester United match for the most 3 Mobile Broadband connections in July.
Cable and Wireless has confirmed that it is trading in line with expectations and is on track to achieve its guidance for Group EBITDA of between £702 million and £725 million for the current financial year to 31 March 2009, an increase of between 16% and 20% on the previous year.
Horizon equIP Technology, the networking and security Division of Horizon UK, part of Avnet Technology Solutions, has achieved full training accreditation from Application Delivery Networking provider F5 Networks, the first UK distributor to achieve this.
Ofcom has welcomed BT's plans to upgrade its broadband network. Ed Richards, Ofcom Chief Executive, said: "This is a clear sign that the UK market is moving in the right direction, with a growing number of plans to deliver super-fast broadband services to consumers.
Titan Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Universal Utilities, has appointed Alex Heslip as Head of Sales. He has more than 10 years management experience in the telecoms sector most latterly carrying out a number of interim management roles including interim Chief Executive at Aquarium Software. Heslip's new role focuses on growing and managing Titan Telecom's sales introducers.
BT is planning to roll out fibre-based, super-fast broadband to as many as 10 million homes by 2012. The £1.5 billion programme will deliver a range of services with top speeds of up to 100 Mb/s with the potential for speeds of more than 1000 Mb/s in the future.
Almost 3500 jobs could be lost as the UK communications equipment industry consolidates over the next 12 months, claims Plimsoll Publishing. The unwelcome news coincides with the British Chamber of Commerce survey that suggests unemployment could rise by up to 300,000 over the next 12 months as the UK economy experiences a 'prolonged and bumpy landing'.