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

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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

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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 …

Unified Communications Offer Huge Benefits For Businesses

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A survey recently conducted by Chadwick Martin Bailey revealed that around 50 per cent of companies saved nearly 20 minutes for every employee with more efficient management of messaging, when using Unified Communications. Unified Communications is the business concept that combines 100 per cent of communications in a single digital connection. The benefits of such a system are enormous, and …

The Government’s Broadband Connection Voucher Is Catching On

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The Government’s broadband connection voucher scheme, which has been formulated to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) install superfast broadband, is being activated across the UK. The system is already in operation in many cities, and already firms are beginning to benefit from better and faster broadband. The Government recently confirmed that SMEs can access a grant that could be …

Government Calls For Faster Broadband Speeds

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The government has recently issued a response to the Select Committee report on the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. The report called for broadband to have a 10Mbps minimum speed and made a few suggestions for improvement. The report published in February suggested that the Universal Service Commitment (USC) that is currently in place clearly had to be faster. The …

Mobile Messaging Vital For Employee And Customer Engagement

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There is no better way for a business to engage with its customers or employees than mobile messaging, according to a recently released report. The report was written on the back of a survey of 600 technology company representatives both in the UK, the US and other important markets in Asia and Europe. It stated that as international firms have …

Vodafone At The Front To Bring WiFi And VoLTE To Britain

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Good news! New VoLTE and WiFi trials are underway in the UK, so due of this new cellular technology very soon we may be able to receive and make calls in more remote places. Ahead of the telecoms pack in regards to this new technology is Vodafone: Vodafone has been running tests, and aims to get WiFi and VoLTE infrastructures …

VoLTE Trial Promises Crystal Clear Voice Calls With Faster Connection

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With the high profile, international computer show CeBIT taking place this month in Hanover, Vodafone Germany decided to launch its brand new VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) service to coincide with it. Vodafone Germany has claimed that this is the first service of its kind in the country: the first live VoLTE call has been demonstrated by Vodafone, and has said …