Gradwell makes Deloitte Fast 50 list
October 26, 2017
ISP Gradwell has been named one of the South West Region’s top five technology companies.
Gradwell was one of the South West’s five fastest growing technology companies in Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50 Awards programme, and one of the top 50
Sony Ericsson targets emerging markets
January 28, 2016
Sony Ericsson is expected to launch 5-6 entry level mobile phone handsets this year, targeted at emerging markets. Production of these newly released models is to be outsourced to Taiwan-based OEMs Arima Communications and Chi Mei Communication Systems (CMCS).
Total shipments from these
Virgin and O2 broadband leave competitors standing
September 3, 2016
Virgin Media is gaining ground on O2 for the accolade of fastest broadband supplier in the UK.
Broadband analysts at broadband.co.uk have been calculating the average download speeds of broadband suppliers every month during 2016, with O2 leading the pack throughout
Cisco’s Router Gets Cold Reception
Philippa Parry March 7, 2016
Appliance vendors have continued to stand their ground in that router firms simply can’t compete with their standalone products despite Cisco Systems Inc. ’s launch of a new router to consolidate telecom boxes.
Cisco introduced its ASR 1000 platform earlier this
Yahoo oneSearch added to Telefónica’s mobile offering
October 2, 2015
Telefónica, the Spanish-based telecommunications company, is to offer Yahoo’s mobile search product to Telefónica’s mobile portals in 15 countries in Europe and Latin America.
Yahoo oneSearch is an internet search tool specifically designed for mobile devices.
OneSearch will make
Mixed early 2016 for Taiwan’s phone makers
March 10, 2016
Taiwan’s two leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM) of mobile phones, Compal Communications and Arima Communications, have reported contrasting results for February. Arima’s revenues for the month saw a 41.2% increase compared to February 2015. Compal’s revenues, on the other hand, dropped by
HTC increase investment in Shanghai plant and decrease employee bonuses
March 3, 2016
High Tech Computer (HTC) has announced that investment in its Shanghai plant will increase to US$42.96 million. The previous investment plans were just US$15.5 million.
Cher Wang, HTC’s chairman, has been authorised by the company’s board of directors
Orange reveals expansion strategy in Kenya
December 5, 2016
Orange – brand name of France Telecom – plans to increase its customer base in Kenya to 1.5 million by the end of 2017.
State-owned fixed-line provider Telkom Kenya was taken over by France Telecom last year, with the aim of launching
Licensing deal supports LTE
April 16, 2016
Nokia, Sony Ericsson, NEC, Alacatel-Lucent, Nokia Siemens Networks and NextWave Wireless have formed a licensing framework for their Long Term Evolution (LTE) patents, designed to support the new technology.
LTE is designed to fill the growing demand for mobile broadband, and is compatible
Manchester, Belfast and Waltham named BT Wireless Cities
September 11, 2015
BT has extended its Wireless Cities programme to Manchester, Belfast and the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Portsmouth, Cardiff, Sheffield, Bristol and London’s City of Westminster are already included in the programme,