BT and Ofcom have reached agreement on a long-term regulatory settlement that will see Openreach become a distinct, legally separate company with its own Board within the BT Group. The agreement is based upon voluntary commitments submitted by BT that the regulator has said meet its competition concerns. Once the agreement is implemented around 32,000 […]


Phil Offord has joined KCOM as Enterprise Sales Director, bringing over 15 years of international business experience from across Europe and the US. He reports to Executive Vice Principal Stephen Long and will be responsible for the direction, development and management of the sales organisation. Long said: “Our sales team is focused on helping organisations […]


Responding to demand from partners Voiceflex is gearing up to launch FCA compliant SIP call recording and storage on March 1st. “Due to the large number of channels we support across multiple data centres, the conventional recording equipment wasn’t man enough for the job,” said Paul Taylor, Sales Director. Taylor also noted that call recording […]


Vodafone UK has raised the profile of its top partners by hand picking an elite group and giving them Total Communications Status, its first round of top draw accreditations under its new partner programme. The selected companies include Boosh 365, CCS MPW, Comm-Tech Voice & Data, Connected Telecom, DRC, Excalibur Communications, Pescado, PMGC Technology Group, […]


BT has gone live with Tollring’s new real-time Credit and Fraud Management System (CFMS) on its Wholesale Hosted Centrex (WHC) platform. The cloud-based CFMS has been delivered in BT Wholesale’s data centre to provide real-time fraud detection and protection of the hosted platform. The CFMS monitors call trends, implements rules and triggers alerts to protect […]


The telecoms regulator has today published its preliminary proposals as part of a major Strategic Review of the United Kingdom’s Digital Communications market, but the big news is they’ve decided NOT to completely split BT from its national broadband and phone network (Openreach). Openreach was setup a decade ago after Ofcom’s original review in 2005, […]


The CEO of BT Group, Gavin Patterson, has made a final plea ahead of tomorrow’s Strategic Review outcome and informed the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona (Spain) that he would “significantly” increase investment (£1bn+) in order to further improve national broadband connectivity. Reports at the weekend suggested that Ofcom would not move to separate […]