Month: December 2019

Investment in Nordic networks continues as Altibox buys Skagenfiber

Altibox’s investment in Skagenfiber underlines the potential of the vibrant Nordic market for international connectivity and data centres

Oxfordshire crowned the homeworking capital of the UK

The North of England and Scotland trail behind rural counties such as Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Norfolk, meaning that both employees and employers are missing out on the wide range of benefits homeworking delivers.

Is GDPR fit for purpose in the public sector?

As more public sector services go online and government seeks to join up datasets to improve efficiency and citizen experience, is GDPR actually going to improve data security in the public sector, or is its design too private sector centric?

WHP acquires Sitec

Creates major new professional services and project management company to UK telecoms industry

Telecoms industry embraces the blockchain, launching blockchain-based fraud initiative

Fraud management vendor Subex partners with Risk & Assurance Group, utilising blockchain to combat Wangiri fraud

Security update: quantum security rises up agenda for telcos

QKD rises up agenda as the ITU announces a new standard for QKD networks; BT launches QKD network; SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom invest in IDQ; and more countries join EU’s Open QKD Project.

Newcastle gets FTTP from Cityfibre and Virgin

Cityfibre moves to Phase 2 of its rollout. Northern Powerhouse warns of perils of network overbuilding

Climate change and buses are key priorities in UK smart cities

29% say public transport is now their top target for investment to combat climate change and reduce pollution

Healthcare focus: Lumeon partners with Medtronic to optimise and personalise patient pathways

Lumeon has announced that it is partnering with Medtronic to support European healthcare providers moving to more efficient, value-based care models. Medtronic Integrated Healthcare Solutions (IHS) enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care settings, […]

Sigfox ends 2019 with a flurry of announcements

IoT vendor is launching PAN, enhancing its geolocation, announcing new offer for airline industry, and providing support for Japanese gas company

Eurofiber buys 2,000km of fibre and three data centres

Eurofiber has ended the year with four acquisitions, acquiring Eurafibre, ATE, Eura DC and Datacenter Nedzone. Terms of the deals were not disclosed. Eurafibre, ATE and Eura DC provide fiber-optic, cloud solutions, managed services and […]

Avenga – the new Marvel(lous) MSP

The merger of four managed service providers creates a significant new player spanning Europe, the US and Asia.