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Glide purchased for £200m by Alinda Capital Partners

UK infrastructure provider Glide has been sold to an American fund in a deal thought to be worth around £200 million. Alinda Capital Partners is an in

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Glide reports rapid growth in year one

Glide has reported remarkable growth in the UK’s Wholesale Channel market. Having started from scratch just over a year ago, Glide now has more than 3

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TalkTalk Business management reshuffle sees Thompson take on all indirect channels

TalkTalk Business (TTB) has announced a reshuffle of its senior leadership team to drive and shape the growth of one of the UK’s largest B2B providers

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CityFibre adds 180k businesses for partners with Plymouth network enablement

CityFibre has further increased its service-ready network footprint to businesses and channel partners with the enablement of its full fibre network i

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County Broadband finish new full-fibre network in Essex

Construction of a new full-fibre broadband network has finished and gone live in rural north Essex during lockdown. The network will provide access to

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O2 and Virgin Media to merge

After news broke regarding merger talks between Liberty Global and Telefonica it has been confirmed that UK business units Virgin Media and O2 will me

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NGA completes new fibre route

Nextgenaccess has announced the completion and immediate availability of a new 67 km high capacity carrier-neutral fibre network. Connecting Bradle

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County Broadband outlines plans to connect rural businesses

Enough full-fibre broadband cable to double wrap the moon or complete almost 70,000 laps of Colchester United FC’s ground is being laid to connect tho

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Henry West joins Truespeed

South West full fibre infrastructure provider and ISP Truespeed today announced that Henry West has joined its executive team as Commercial Director.

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M247 partners with cybersecurity specialist Adarma

M247 has announced a new partnership with cybersecurity solution provider, Adarma. Their best-in-class security monitoring solution will be integrated

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CityFibre introduces deferred billing on Ethernet installations

CityFibre has announced a new initiative that helps channel partners support business customers during the COVID-19 impact by deferring billing on new

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Exclusive launches Partner Support Hub

Exclusive Networks has launched its Partner Support Hub to help with the continuation of partner business, as best as possible, throughout the coronav

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Keeping the UK connected – BT releases COVID-19 statement

BT is currently playing a critical role in powering the UK’s digital infrastructure, as well as keeping customers connected globally. Despite unpreced

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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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