It’s now nearly a decade since Commsworld became a sponsor of Boroughmuir sports charity. In the subsequent years the club has seen a huge upturn in the popularity of the sport among young people. Such a boost to rugby participation has been thanks to two key contributions made by the UK’s largest independent network provider, which has invested a total of over £250,000 into the club.
Commsworld has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Steve Wood as Group Sales Manager. Wood is a highly-experienced executive of more than 27 years, working in the UK and European markets across many sectors including IT and telecoms, corporate enterprise, utilities, finance and the public sector.
Commsworld has secured a new contract to provide significantly enhanced connectivity to SEEMiS Group LLP, the education management information system provider to all 32 of Scotland’s local authorities. The contract will provide Lanarkshire-based SEEMiS Group, which is used by every council-run primary and secondary school throughout the country for education administration, with access to Commsworld’s ultra-fast UK-wide Optical Core Network.
Duncan Wilson, co-founder of Crusaders Rugby, and his rugby playing son Campbell, model the Edinburgh charity rugby club’s brand new kit paid for thanks to sponsorship from Commsworld.
The HALO Kilmarnock has teamed up with Commsworld, the Scottish digital connectivity specialist, in a partnership that will ensure the HALO development is amongst the most connected in the country when it opens its doors this autumn.
Commsworld has won the contract to provide ultra-fast network connectivity to the £1bn St James Quarter in Edinburgh. The contract will see Commsworld install, manage and maintain the fibre-optic and traditional copper cabling throughout the St James Quarter, as well as to two main communications rooms.
Commsworld’s latest key appointment, business specialist Dan Jackson, is used to getting stuck in when it comes to the superfast world of IT and communications. With 36 years of experience as an IT industry specialist, he was recently hired by the UK’s largest independent network provider as a Business Development Director, as part of ambitious UK-wide growth plans.
Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, has taken steps to increase its employee ownership of the company by launching a shares scheme for all staff.
Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, is delighted to announce that former Royal Bank of Scotland senior executive John White has joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director. White is a globally recognised figure in banking and technology. He worked for many years with computer giant IBM before spending six years with National Australia Bank, where he became Global General Manager of Electronic Banking.
Commsworld has boosted its presence in the North by joining NCL-IX, a new interconnection point for direct data transfer from the USA to Northern Europe, at the Stellium Datacentre in Newcastle. The move means Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, has made history by becoming the first network operator to be present in every one of the UK’s eight internet exchanges – having already joined IXs in London, Manchester, Leeds, Wales and Scotland.
Commsworld, the UK’s leading independent network provider, has reported one of the best quarters in its 27-year history. The Edinburgh-headquartered company secured contracts valued at more than £16.7m across multiple sectors, significantly beating its targets between October and December last year.
Leading independent law firm Burness Paull says the agility of cloud-first solutions it has developed with leading network provider Commsworld has made it easier to serve its international clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commsworld has completed the build of its full-fibre internet connectivity to rural towns and villages in Renfrewshire in record time as part of the new infrastructure being delivered through the £15 million Connectivity as a Service framework contract signed with Renfrewshire Council.
On the back of our continued growth and success we are investing further in our future and are recruiting for new and exciting roles throughout our business.
Commsworld, is today announcing changes to its leadership structure that herald a new era for the company. Steve Langmead, 52, has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive of the Edinburgh-headquartered company. He replaces Ricky Nicol, who is delighted to accept the new position of Founder and Vice-Chairman and will remain on the Board of the company he started up in 1994.