Timico Ltd., an independent provider of unified communication services to the business market, today announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Trefor Davies, has been elected to the council of ISPA (Internet Service Providers’ Association) the UK’s trade association for providers of Internet services. As Trefor is also on the council of the ITSPA (Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association) this further strengthens Timico’s position as a leader in the provision of IP and next generation converged communications services.
“The internet and internet telephony industries are undergoing a time of great technical and market change with multifarious issues facing both, particularly in the areas of regulation and safety. Now Trefor is in the unique position of being on the council of both ISPA and ITSPA, he and Timico are well positioned to learn about and influence new developments as they emerge, helping to cement position at the forefront of both industries in this exciting time and in the future,” says Chris Tombs, Chief Executive of Timico Group.
Trefor’s blog at www.trefor.net provides information, education and topical, as well as entertaining, comment on a wide range of issues relevant to Timico customers. Read by customers, Business Partners and suppliers, the blog’s popularity has grown from 0 to 34,000 hits a month in three months, which is 77% month on month compound growth.
“The industry is moving very fast and Timico is right in the middle of it all at the heart of the ISP and ITSP communities. We have a unique perspective on what is gong on and it’s important that our voice should be heard,” says Trefor.
Trefor Davies has worked in the field of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) for the past ten years and is a cofounder of the Timico Group. Prior to becoming CTO of Timico, he founded online VoIP retailer ETphones and before that was Assistant Vice President of NGN technology strategy at Mitel Networks. Trefor has sat on the Board of Directors of the SIP Forum, the trade association of the VoIP industry and also serves on the Industrial Panel of the University of Wales’ School of Informatics.