COLT has launched the first phase of its next generation network (NGN) deployment, going live with its Ethernet-based multi-service platform (MSP) layer and enhanced application-enabling Softswitch layer for customers across Europe.
AVNET'S €98.5m acquisition of Horizon Technology Group in the UK and Ireland is complete. The cash purchase went ahead after being approved by the EC, following an investigation as to whether the deal breached competition laws.
A new national research survey managed on behalf of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) by Ipsos MORI has revealed that while small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) investing in their business can make considerable returns, a lack of understanding of available corporate finance options is posing a significant barrier to business owners looking to sell.
Tiscali is aiming to create a replacement market for BT's SDSL and leased lines with a new package of wholesale telecoms services for channel partners that offer a faster and cheaper alternative to the incumbent, claims the firm.