Last month, Scotland made history by becoming the first country to ever host the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships. Over the course of 11 days, a total of 13 World Championship events took place, from indoor track cycling at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, to BMX riding at Glasgow Green, Elite Road Race events in Glasgow’s city centre and across the central belt, Individual Time Trials in Stirling, Mountain Biking at Fort William and Glentress Forest, and Para Road Racing in Dumfries & Galloway.
As a named supplier, the Edinburgh-headquartered company, can now offer WAN data access services, LAN services, digital communications services, and contact centre to public sector organisations in the UK.
Commsworld has secured a £1.25m contract to provide the digital infrastructure to stage and broadcast the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships, to be held at multiple venues across Scotland this August.
Commsworld has begun the countdown to its 30-year anniversary next year by unveiling its very first official charity partner, Right There. The year-long partnership was launched by Commsworld Chief Executive Steve Langmead and Right There Chief Executive Janet Haugh at a special ‘company day’ at the UK-wide networking and connectivity solutions provider’s new headquarters in Edinburgh.
North Lanarkshire Council and Commsworld urge local businesses to sign up to free one-day event focusing on the benefits of digital growth Businesses of all sizes and from all industries will come together for a special one-day event to encourage North Lanarkshire’s business community to embrace the benefits of digital innovation and transformation.
Northumberland County Council has awarded Commsworld, a £22m contract to transform the county’s digital infrastructure over the next 20 years. The contract represents a step change by the council, to embrace a progressive, long-term approach to infrastructure and connectivity in line with its digital strategy. It involves replacing its ageing Wide Area Network (WAN) with world-class full-fibre infrastructure which will also provide businesses and communities across the county – including its most rural areas – with access to faster, high-quality, reliable connectivity.
Commsworld, SmartSTEMs and Young Enterprise Scotland deliver STEM workshops, events and enterprise activities to North Lanarkshire schoolchildren
Northumberland County Council has appointed Commsworld to plan, design, migrate and manage a new solution of significant size and scale to all the schools, boosting education provision in the county.
Commsworld has continued to establish itself as a viable alternative to the larger telecoms providers by reporting a near 60% rise in gross profit over the past 12 months.
Residents and businesses in market towns and rural areas in Derbyshire have been given the opportunity to experience for the first time hyperfast broadband speeds thanks to telecoms companies Commsworld and FullFibre.
Commsworld, a leading UK-wide provider of networking and connectivity solutions, has joined forces with Netomnia, the UK’s fastest-growing wholesale fibre broadband operator, to provide life-changing full-fibre broadband connectivity to around 90,000 homes in North Lanarkshire.
A businessman and charity ambassador living with incurable cancer is creating a special book of stories of hope that can provide comfort to those newly diagnosed with cancer, thanks to a £6,000 donation from Commsworld.
Neos Networks has chosen Commsworld to deliver new dark fibre connectivity that gives the company 100% direct access to the Pulsant data centre in South Gyle, Edinburgh.
Commsworld Group Sales Manager Willie Fairhurst is one of the first individuals in Scotland to become a WiredScore and SmartScore Accredited Professional (AP).
Commsworld has begun transforming connectivity to rural areas throughout Northumberland as part of its partnership with broadband expert Alncom.
Commsworld, has appointed highly-respected and experienced business leader Andy Leitch as its new Chief Financial Officer.
An Edinburgh club that supports grassroots football for children in the capital has thanked Commsworld for donating training clothing and footballs to their youngest team – which features budding stars aged as young as five and six.
CGI together with Commsworld are continuing the successful transformation of the Scottish Borders into the UK’s first Smart Rural Region.
Commsworld is strengthening its partnership with technology provider 8x8 by expanding the reach of its market leading 8x8 XCaaS™ (eXperience Communications as a Service™) integrated cloud communications and contact centre platform to Commsworld customers across the UK.
Commsworld, the leading UK-wide provider of networking and connectivity solutions, has been awarded a contract which could see £150m spent over 15 years to transform North Lanarkshire’s digital infrastructure and connectivity.
Commsworld has partnered up with charity SmartSTEMs to help boost the teaching of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects in Renfrewshire.
In the coming weeks, Commsworld will enter a period of change freeze to protect our network and therefore our customers from outages, and to ensure service remains robust and available.
Commsworld has signed the Armed Forces Covenant, a Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme which recognises businesses and organisations who demonstrate a support for armed forces personnel, veterans and their families.
Commsworld is partnering up with rural broadband expert Alncom to transform digital networks and infrastructure throughout Northumberland.
Commsworld will work with STP to support its key Digital Towns initiative so organisations in STP’s Scotland Improvement Districts the length and breadth of the country are more technology-focused, bringing new data-driven and sustainable benefits to communities that can be shared widely and more equally among citizens.
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.
Commsworld is delighted to be helping Maggie’s raise money this Christmas by match funding their Christmas Appeal. We will match fund all donations up to £2,000, so it would be wonderful if Commsworld customers and staff could help and donate to this wonderful cause.
Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, has won a £5.8 million digital contract with Glasgow City Council that is central to its ambitions to become a world-class Smart City.
Commsworld and ECS, the founding sponsors of Boroughmuir Youth Rugby Academy, are delighted to renew their support for a further four years.
The report recognises Commsworld as being among the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses (SMEs)*, highlighting the regional and sector diversity of the UK’s SMEs and the entrepreneurial spirit shown by these companies.
Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, has been listed for the fourth year running on a lucrative UK government telecoms and network framework.
Commsworld has partnered with retailTRUST, the trade charity for the retail sector and leading UK assisted-living provider, to deliver the country’s first major use of smart technology in an assisted-living setting.
Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, has announced highly-respected business leader Charles Quinn as its new Chief Commercial Officer. He joins the Board of the Edinburgh-headquartered company at the same time as Bruce Strang is promoted to Chief Operating Officer.
Commsworld, the leading UK-wide provider of networking and connectivity solutions, has been awarded a £15 million contract by Renfrewshire Council to upgrade its digital connectivity and services across the region.
Commsworld has taken a historic final step in its transformation from telecoms disruptor to the UK’s largest independent network provider. The Edinburgh-headquartered company has completed the last rollout in its nationwide ultra-fast ‘Tier 1’ fluency optical core network, investing more than £10 million.
Glasgow City Football Club has agreed a trailblazing two-year sponsorship deal to encourage more schoolgirls to dream of becoming stars of the women’s game. The 13-in-a-row SPFL champions have secured support for their pioneering “Glasgow City Football Club Role Model Programme” from telecommunication giants Commsworld.
The new chairman of leading telecoms provider Commsworld says the UK must invest heavily in digital technology and infrastructure if it wants to build a stronger, greener, resilient and more inclusive post-Coronavirus economy.
Fife Women’s Aid has secured vital internet access throughout its refuges so women and their families fleeing domestic abuse can stay connected during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Commsworld have been ranked at No23 in the 21st annual Sunday Times Profit Track league table.
We're delighted to be included in the Northern Tech Top 100 fastest growing technology companies. In addition, we have also been ranked as one of the Top 15 Fastest Growing Larger Companies.
Commsworld is celebrating the completion of an extensive £40,000 office refurbishment that will enable our team to build on recent expansion. Essential Cloud Solutions (previously Edinburgh Computer Services) unveiled its newly-refurbished office in Edinburgh with Scottish National Party Councillor David Key in attendance.
Commsworld has set a major industry milestone by becoming the first operator to successfully utilise the newly available Dark Fibre X (DFX) product from Openreach.
Commsworld has been unveiled as one of the best-performing privately-owned technology companies in the UK ranking 27th out of 50 peers. To reach the Top 50 is a significant achievement as the Megabyte Awards identity the best performing companies within the UK ICT Services and Software sectors.
Commsworld and EVAD have joined forces to bring long-awaited super-fast connectivity to the heart of the Midlands.
Mid-market private equity house LDC has completed an investment in Commsworld, the Edinburgh-headquartered telecommunications and ISP provider. The value of the deal is undisclosed.
Commsworld has appointed an experienced business development director to further expand its public sector client base. Craig Scott, formerly Regional Director Scotland with MLL Telecom joins the expanding team at Edinburgh-headquartered Commsworld, bringing over 20 years’ experience to his new role as Public Sector Business Development Director.
BUSINESSES in Newcastle are set to access the UK’s fastest, most resilient internet connectivity with the introduction of business-specific full fibre infrastructure throughout the NE1 postcode area. Developed by Commsworld, one of the UK’s leading business fibre providers, the network plans to deliver unprecedented digital connectivity to businesses and organisations in the area.
Commsworld has been shortlisted for the Best Performing Company – Telecoms Services – award in the 2020 Megabuyte50 awards.
As a result of sweeping green measures throughout the business, Commsworld has achieved an environmental accreditation ISO:14001.
Commsworld, a lead sponsor for a club in Scotland’s new top-tier domestic rugby division is helping pack the stands by offering 100 free tickets to the inaugural game. Boroughmuir Bears’ shirt sponsor Commsworld is offering the tickets to the first 100 people to book tickets using the code COMMSWORLD through the Citizen Ticket platform.
Having established a new core presence within AQL’s Salem Church datacentre in Leeds, Commsworld has joined IXLeeds Internet Exchange. In doing so, it has become the only organisation to connect to all of the country’s internet exchanges, allowing it to offer an unrivalled locally interconnected service around the UK.
The iPad rollout will see every pupil from P6 to S6 given their own device to improve learning and embrace this digital age that we are in.
Bringing close to four decades of experience, Keith Barrett joins Commsworld from his role as Head of Wholesale at aql Telecommunications in a move that will see him take the firm to new markets and opportunities in the south of England and beyond.
COMMSWORLD is celebrating its successful bid to have its services represented across a new £5billion UK government telecoms and network framework. The rapidly growing firm has succeeded in achieving listings in two Network Services 2 (NS2) “Lots”, representing Wide Area Networks and Local Area Networks. Three lots are still to be awarded.
NE1 Ltd has teamed up with Womble Bond Dickinson to inviteCommsworld, one of the UK’s leading optical core network providers, to host a business briefing for some of Newcastle’s business leaders.
Country’s largest privately funded optical core network sparks UK capital expansion. Commsworld manages and controls Britain’s largest privately operated core fibre network and will now provide transit bandwidth from its new base in the UK capital – encouraging other internet service providers to utilise its ultra-fast network.
THE CEO of a telecommunications firm that counts many of Scotland’s biggest and most exciting organisations among its clients has been recognised with a lifetime achievement award.
CEO of Commsworld, Ricky Nicol, believes that positive collaboration is required to ensure that Scotland does not fall behind because of the challenges of 5G rollout.
Paul Wheelhouse MSP visited the Edinburgh base of Commsworld following the firm’s record year of revenues. ONE of the UK’s leading network providers has been heralded as a ‘crucial’ element of Scotland’s digital revolution during a visit from the Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands.
ONE of the UK’s leading independent network providers is celebrating its most successful year to date with revenues breaking through the £20 million barrier - up 41% increase on the previous year along with a threefold growth in profits.
MAJOR investment from one of the UK’s leading network providers has helped Boroughmuir youngsters win the nations' top rugby league for the first time in the club's history. Boroughmuir Rugby Academy, the youth section of Edinburgh’s premier rugby club, has won the 2018/19 Whole Club National Shogun Conference and paid tribute to loyal sponsors Commsworld for its role in the club’s success.
Commsworld are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the Platinum Partner status by Mitel, the highest accreditation they offer and making us one of a select few Platinum Partners in the UK.
Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton Airports, owned by AGS Airports Limited have a long history of investing and managing airports.
SCOTLAND’S largest independent telecoms company has swooped for a new Account Director to help further expand into new areas of business and enterprise.
Commsworld seek an additional PreSales resource to support our ever expanding solutions portfolio, extending geographical reach and growing client base.
AN INDEPENDENT telecoms firm have entered into a UK-wide connectivity partnership with Sky – allowing business users to finally access its extensive network.
A RURAL village in East Lothian has become the unlikely location for some of the fastest internet speeds in the UK thanks to a pioneering new broadband initiative.
SCOTLAND’S largest independent network and internet provider has underlined ambitious growth plans in the North East of Scotland with the appointment of a specialist salesperson.
Commsworld, a rapidly growing tech firm will soon become operator of the largest privately owned network in the UK thanks to pioneering deals with two leading infrastructure builders.
Commsworld are delighted to announce that we have been successfully listed on the Scottish Procurement Telephony Services - Dynamic Purchasing System.
Full fibre broadband connections offer the fastest and most reliable speeds available, and the government is committed to a vision of a full fibre Britain. As part of this commitment in March 2018 a £67 million Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme was announced.
"A UNIQUE set of opportunities” has encouraged City of Edinburgh Council’s CIO and Head of ICT to join Scotland’s largest independent telecoms firm.
ONE of Scotland’s longest established IT firms has been taken over by the nation’s largest independent telecoms firm.
Commsworld, Scotland's largest independent telecommunications provider has announced record revenues with surging growth also forecast.
A HOMEGROWN SME has landed a pivotal role in the UK’s largest recent public sector contract that will see Glasgow evolve into a “globally renowned” digital city.