51% of SMEs feel benefits of 5G are over-hyped

Helen Larkin News, Onecom, 5G

We have conducted some new research that shows that over half of small-medium sized businesses (SMEs) think that the benefits of 5G are over-hyped and exaggerated.  The research found that there is some confusion amongst SMEs around what 5G is, and the actual benefits it brings. Only 29% describe how well they understand 5G as ‘very […]

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Poor internet service costs SME’s over £3K in lost business

Helen Larkin News, Broadband, Onecom

We’ve just conducted some new research which reveals small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) have lost over £3,000 in business each due to poor internet services over the past three years. Over 75% of those surveyed believed they had lost business due to poor internet. Worryingly, some 22% of SMEs estimate their losses were over £5,000 […]

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New research reveals strong appetite for 5G among SMEs

Helen Larkin Mobile, News, Onecom, 5G

We’ve just completed some research to find out how small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) intend to make the most out of the ongoing 5G roll-out. A whopping 72% believe 5G will make them more efficient and successful, which helps to explain why 22% plan to upgrade to 5G as soon as it becomes available to […]

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Onecom to hire over 100 new employees, increasing our headcount by 30%

Helen Larkin News, Onecom

As the UK’s largest independent business telecommunications provider, Onecom has announced the start of a huge recruitment drive to add 125 new staff to the business, increasing our headcount by around 30%.  In the seventeen years since launching, we’ve grown into a UK-wide network of regional offices employing almost 400 staff.  Over two-thirds of the […]

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Gigabit-capable broadband: What you need to know

Helen Larkin Blog, Fixed-Line, News, Broadband, Onecom, 5G

The government is planning to spend £5bn on rolling out gigabit-capable broadband to the most remote parts of the UK. Those eagle-eyed amongst you may notice their change in language from their initial ‘full-fibre’ broadband talk a couple of months ago, to the more all-encompassing ‘gigabit-capable’ broadband. This includes 5G and other gigabit-capable networks, alongside […]

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Christian Craggs appointed as director of mergers and acquisitions

Helen Larkin News, Onecom

  We are delighted to announce that Christian Craggs has been appointed as the new director of M&A and strategy. In his role, Christian will join the Executive Management Team (EMT) and take lead on shaping the overall business strategy for Onecom, reporting directly to CEO Ben Dowd. “We’re delighted to welcome Christian to Onecom, […]

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Research Reveals Impact of Brexit on SMEs

Sarah Beldon Blog, News

Four-fifths of SMEs expect income to fall because of Brexit 55% admit to high levels of stress in the workplace 72% of SMEs are worried about business rates, and 63% are concerned about late payments New research (1) from Onecom, the UK’s largest business telecommunications provider, reveals eight out of ten SMEs expect their income […]

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1 phone, 2 numbers: Benefits of a dual SIM phone

Helen Larkin Blog, Mobile, Onecom

Do you have the problem of having to carry your work phone and personal phone around simultaneously? It can be clumsy, and often confusing having to switch between the two. However, there is a solution – Dual SIM phones. And with all new Samsung devices now coming with Dual SIM options, we thought we’d run […]

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Onecom employees getting active for YoungMinds Challenge

We moved for YoungMinds!

Helen Larkin Uncategorised, Blog, News, Onecom, Charity

We’re not one for staying still for too long! Here at Onecom, we decided to get on our feet again and continue raising more money in support of our chosen charity, YoungMinds, who help children and young people in need of mental health support. Our ‘Move for YoungMinds’ challenge involved encouraging staff from across the […]

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