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This article will explore the future of the channel. We will discuss how the ecosystem is changing, emerging technologies, shifting services and market consolidation.
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This feature will explore how to get businesses prepared for the upcoming switch-off, with insight into how the Fit To Switch campaign can help by driving businesses to have conversations with their suppliers.
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Salespeople across the Channel are navigating drastically different sales journeys compared to just a few years ago. This feature will look to provide resellers and MSPs with guidance on how things have changed, what sales skills are needed, and the sales strategies that could help them succeed.
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|Month||Feature #1||Feature #2||Feature #3||Supplement|
|January||The future of the Channel||Fit To Switch: Getting the nation behind the switch-off||Selling in 2024|
|February||The as-a-service era||Hardware and distribution||Vertical: Transport and logistics|
|March||Channel Live Preview||The circular economy||Uninterruptible power||Channel Profiles|
|April||UC and CC: blurring boundaries||Channel consultancy services: bringing in the experts||Vertical: Financial services and banking|
|May||AI and its impact on the Channel||Billing and monetisation solutions||Tackling the skills challenge|
|June||Building an ESG strategy||Mobile opportunities||Vertical: Local government||Business Comms guide|
|July||Adding value with Microsoft||Local and trusted providers: how the channel makes technology accessible to businesses across the UK||Data services|
|August||Telecoms and IT convergence||The modern workplace||IoT|
|September||Wholesale voice in the all-IP era||Building resilience with services||Vertical: Education||Connecting Gigabit Britain|
|October||Cloud services: building an offering||White label success||Mental health in the Channel|
|November||Wholesalers: what should resellers and MSPs look for?||Call and contact centres||Vertical: Retail|
|December||Preview of 2025||Cybersecurity||PSTN countdown: one year to go|
Articles in bold are focus months where the topic is expanded on in additional content and advertising on digital weekly newsletters (x 4 to 16,000+ recipients) and news stories on Comms Business website over the whole month. This additional content allows for brand visibility and elevation as a thought leader; involvement in these and extra digital activities to enable lead generation are at a cost. For more information please contact email@example.com or call 07919 177099, or firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07766 081822.