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Porting services resume as Openreach clears backlog

Following an industry call with the OTA today, Openreach has provided further update on the porting disruption of last week. During the call Openreach

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Openreach responds to Porting claims

Last week Comms Business caught wind of disruption to the porting services within Openreach as India went into a lockdown and staff could no longer ge

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UPDATE: BT looks for Porting ‘Plan B’

After yesterday's announcement regarding the shut down of BT's porting branch in India the telecoms industry has been left scratching its head at the

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Openreach engineers only to serve ‘Government Critical’ premises

In response to PM Boris Johnson's latest announcement last night (Monday 23rd March) Openreach is to limit its engineers visiting customer premises wi

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BT halts porting operations?

It would appear Openreach has closed its porting operations due to the fall out from the Covid-19 virus. Porting operations currently sit offshore in

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Onestream appoints James Carr to oversee national expansion

Hampshire-based independent ISP Onestream, has announced the appointment of James Carr as the organisation’s new CEO. Carr was previously Chief Operat

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Masergy named ‘Visionary’ for Network Services

Masergy has been named a Visionary in Gartner's 2020 Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global 1 , report. This is the fourth year in a row Masergy

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Stream Networks launches SD-WAN proposition to resellers

Stream Networks have launched their SD-WAN as a service platform with their recent investment in Juniper Contrail and Juniper’s SRX4100 Service Gatewa

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Calteq acquires Blue Cube Networks

Calteq has acquired cable infrastructure company, Blue Cube Networks Limited. The acquisition will see its service offering expanded to include Cable

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Public Sector customers hit as BT switches off Kilostream and Featurenet

BT Wholesale has warned customers that organisations using the old Kilostream and Featurenet private circuits will need to prepare for a switch-off at

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Zen makes ‘The Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For’ list

Zen Internet has once again been recognised as one of the best companies to work for in the UK. Zen was awarded a two-star Best Company Rating for its

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Spitfire launches Firewall as a Service solution

Spitfire has launched Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) providing customers using Spitfire MPLS or Ethernet services with a complete managed solution, inc

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Robert appointed CEO of Epsilon

Epsilon has appointed Michel Robert as its Group Chief Executive Officer, with immediate effect. Bringing more than two decades of technology experien

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Freshwave tackles UK’s digital infrastructure problems

The Freshwave Group, a new network service provider, launched last week to invest capital and expertise in ways that realise the potential of the UK d

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Masergy tackles Shadow IT with Discovery solution

Masergy has announced the launch of its Masergy Shadow IT Discovery solution. Shadow IT Discovery exposes enterprises to significant cybersecurity ris

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Ribbon introduces Intelligent Edge portfolio

Ribbon Communications has introduced its Next Generation Intelligent Edge portfolio, which includes the new EdgeMarc 6000. The comprehensive cloud and

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ITS appoints Ferry to accelerate full fibre rollout

Full fibre network operator, ITS has announced that Dave Ferry will join the business next month as business development director. Dave will focus on

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WND’s LPWAN network reaches 90% coverage

WND UK, the UK’s Sigfox Network Operator, has deployed the UK’s first wireless public network for secure sensor data, achieving over 90% population co

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Openreach announces ultrafast build-out for 227 market towns

Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in 227 market towns and villages across the UK,

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Glide welcomes Jeffares

Glide Group has appointed Richard Jeffares, formerly of UK Broadband, Ultrafast Fibre (NZ) and Collinear Networks (USA) to the Glide leadership team a

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