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Radio Equipment Regulations 2017 come into force on Boxing Day

The Radio Equipment Regulations 2017, which implements the EU Radio Equipment Directive (RED) into UK law, will go into effect on 26 December 2017, having been laid before Parliament on 5 December.

As a consequence, products that are compliant with the Radio Equipment ...


SaaS provider evolves flagship product

Management software supplier SolarWinds has announced what it refers to as “a major evolution” in its software as a service portfolio.

New additions to the technology - known as SolarWinds Cloud - include AddOptics, which is a full-stack performance monitoring tool. ...


Huawei: Bristol overtakes London as UK’s smartest city

Bristol has overtaken London to become the UK’s leading smart city, according to the second UK Smart Cities Index, commissioned by Huawei UK and conducted by Navigant Consulting. The Index is based on evaluations of 20 cities and their strategies, projects and overall readiness ...

Major player ‘miniaturises’ LiFi solution

PureLiFi has launched what the company claims to be the world’s first complete, commercially-available LiFi system.

LiFi-XC consists of an access point alongside a dongle, allowing it to be used via laptops, tablets and smart appliances. Three times smaller than its ...

City of London rolls out ‘fastest free UK Wi-Fi’

The City of London Corporation has launched its new gigabit Wi-Fi network, serving residents, workers and visitors to the Square Mile.

According to the corporation, the system will provide the fastest free Wi-Fi in the UK, with user speeds ranging from 50 to 180 ...

Swiss telecoms giant partners with Broadsoft

Cloud software specialist BroadSoft is working with Swisscom to enhance the latter’s cloud-based IP telephony solution Smart Business Connect. Swisscom is Switzerland’s largest mobile network operator by subscriber volume.

According to BroadSoft, it’s Business UC-One ...

Netscout updates Wi-Fi testing tool

Netscout Systems has updated its AirCheck G2, a solution designed to help Wi-Fi professionals to address performance problems on wireless networks.

According to Netscout, the latest iteration of the technology addresses a “major challenge” in Wi-Fi testing, in the ...

Boundless teams with Mimosa to build network for ‘unreachables’

Wireless company Boundless Networks has partnered with Mimosa solutions to help construct its broadband network for ‘under-served’ areas of northern England.

The Boundless network covers 5,000 square miles, and according to the company, is the first to bring ...

DeVere group launches investment app

DeVere Group has launched an investment app to help broaden what it calls its “growing fintech proposition.”

The app – known as deVere Investment – allows clients to purchase a range of financial products including structured notes, ETFs and mutual funds. The ...


Risk solution provider broadens portfolio

Ventiv Technology has purchased risk information management system Webrisk from Effisoft SAS.

According to the company, Webrisk is designed to help risk managers oversee daily operations through mapping and evaluating various aspects of their business.Following the ...

CityFibre’s south west rollout

CityFibre is providing full-fibre connectivity for use by businesses in Cheltenham and Gloucester. The work is being carried out in partnership with ICT company Bamboo Technology Group.

According to the company, the move reflects what it calls a growing demand for ...




UCaaS expert achieves 'visionary' status

Specialist in cloud business software BroadSoft has been named as a 'visionary' in the field of Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). The accolade was handed out by IT consulting firm Gartner in its September 'Magic Quadrant' report.

According to the company, ...

Econocom continues growth strategy

Digital transformation specialist Econocom has acquired an 85 per cent stake in enterprise mobility provider Jade Solutions.

According to Econocom, the move represents the next step towards fulfilling the company’s ambition of becoming a full digital services ...


Arqiva partners with Kingston-Upon-Thames

Arqiva has gained exclusive use of lampposts in the Royal Borough Kingston-Upon-Thames for the future deployment of telecoms infrastructure, including small cells and WiFi access points.

The ten-year contract will give the company access to 15,000 pieces of street ...

Gatwick staff app takes flight

The Gatwick Airport ‘community app’ has been shortlisted in several categories of the Lloyds Bank National Business and Digital Impact awards

The app, which was launched in 2016, gives staff access to real-time information about what Gatwick refers to as airport ...

Public cloud the safer option, claims report

On-premises applications are 50 per cent more likely to suffer a cyber security incident than those running on public cloud platforms, according to a report published this week by Alert Logic

The company, which itself specialises in providing security solutions for ...

UK cybersecurity recruitment set to rocket

IT recruitment will increase by 28 per cent by the end of the year, according to figures released by HR specialist Robert Walters

Demand is being driven in particular by fintech and cyber security firms, with the overwhelming majority of hiring managers – 94 per cent ...

HomeGrid Forum leadership shake-up

The HomeGrid Forum has appointed Dr Leonard Dauphinee as its president, replacing Donna Yasay

Dauphinee has worked in both hardware and software development, possessing what the organisation calls a strong background in systems engineering. He is currently vice ...
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