10 April 2017
South West College (SWC) in Northern Ireland has overcome its comms challenges with the help of Leyland-based TES Radio.
The college’s campuses in Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh are around 35 miles apart and host more than 500 staff and 25,000 students.
All this meant the logistics of managing the IT department were daunting.
SWC technical supervisor George Frazer says: “The campuses are also quite large with big buildings and set in hilly terrain, so communication-wise, the traditional radio equipment we had was inadequate in terms of site coverage and signal.”Find out more
08 February 2017
Worldwide mobile data traffic will increase seven-fold over the next five years, and represent 20 per cent of total global IP traffic, according to Cisco.
The UN estimates that the global population will reach 7.8 billion people by 2021.
Of these, 5.5 billion are forecasted to be mobile phone users. Cisco says that’s more than those who use bank accounts (5.4 billion), running water (5.3 billion), or landlines (2.9 billion).Find out more
05 December 2016
Nycomm has purchased The Pennine Group in a multi-million pound deal.
Based in Bury, Pennine was established in 1976 as a two-way radio specialist.
Since then, it has expanded into providing unified communications, mobile solutions, cloud and IT services, and is also the UK distributor for IP handsets from Interquartz and Yealink.Find out more
18 October 2016
Unified communications provider Onecom has signed three new launch partner agreements with CityFibre.
It has committed a minimum of 300 business connections on CityFibre’s existing metro networks in Coventry, Leicester and Nottingham.
The deal enables Hampshire-based Onecom to take full advantage of CityFibre’s national network and brings into commercial production the Nottingham and Leicester assets acquired by CityFibre in January 2016.Find out more