Broadband Network Competition Good For Business

Staff Writer Blog, Broadband, News

Ofcom, the communications watchdog for the UK, has put forward proposals for BT to open up its fibre broadband network. Other telco rivals have welcomed the move, and the advantages to businesses in the UK include cheaper super-fast broadband. Ofcom has stated that it would like to see more competition in this area, which would bring with it benefits for …

Europe Heading Towards A Single Digital Market

Staff Writer Blog, News

The European Commission has recently moved forward with plans to use the final design for a strategy defining the Digital Single Market, to be rolled out across the European Union. This is just what British business is crying out for as it bids to increase online trade, synchronise mobile spectrum services and gain better inducements for bigger investment in high-speed …

How BYOD Can Affect Your Organisation

Staff Writer Blog, Broadband, News

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is out of control, and company IT departments are scratching their heads about how to bring some order to the chaotic state of affairs. If you look at UK workers aged 18 and over, you will find that over 50 per cent are using their own tablets and mobile devices while they are at work. …

Internet Of Things Revenues To Reach €2.4 Billion By 2020

Staff Writer Blog, News

According to some extensive research that has recently been conducted by Berg Insight, it is predicted that with the increase in popularity of third-party Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, worldwide revenues will hit €2.4 billion by the end of the decade. The Swedish M2M specialist research company has also predicted that IoT platform sales will increase at a rate of …

Cloud Technology And The Traditional Office

Staff Writer News, Unified

Technology will continue to push boundaries, and with it will come changes to the way business in the UK and worldwide is conducted. With cloud technology and the rapid rise of cloud-based services, management and staff no longer need a permanent desk, and will work from home more and more. Office space will no longer be a “must have” thing …

Cybercrime Is A Real Concern For UK Businesses

Staff Writer Blog, News

There were some disturbing results recently in the government’s Cyber Streetwise campaign. The survey highlighted that around 66 per cent of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) did not think that their companies were vulnerable. The survey revealed that 78 per cent also thought that the only companies that were at risk of cybercrime were those that received payments online. This …

Demand For Unified Communications Bigger Than Supply

Staff Writer Blog, News, Unified

A recent survey conducted in the UK has revealed that the enterprise usage of Unified Communications (UC) over Europe is falling behind demand. Companies now accept that being able to access the latest networking technologies such as UC is a tremendous benefit to their business. These benefits include 60 per cent improved business efficiency, as well as 45 per cent of …

European Broadband Speed Targets Will Help British Businesses

Staff Writer Blog, Broadband, News

The new commissioner for the European Commission’s Digital Economy and Society, Günther Oettinger, has opened discussions on future achievable goals. These are projections that should be aimed for in the wake of the Digital Agenda programme bringing 30 Mbps+ superfast broadband speeds to everybody by 2020. At the moment, it is not certain whether all parts of Europe will achieve …

Asia Leads Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Technology Rollouts

Staff Writer Blog, Mobile, News

The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) has recently updated the statistics on LTE global implementations, as well as giving an overview of VoLTE(Voice over LTE) and LTE-A usage. For VoLTE  development and deployment live, the biggest success has come in the Far East. There have been 16 live VoLTE international rollouts up to April 2015, and of this number, a …