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  • Gigabit Voucher Scheme

    22 June 2018
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    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.

    Gigabit vouchers can be used by small and medium sized businesses and the local communities surrounding …

  • Commsworld Swoops for Edinburgh’s Head of ICT

    08 May 2018
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    "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.

    Bruce Strang is the latest industry big-hitter to join the board at Commsworld as it looks to consolidate recent expansion and plot the next stage of its business growth strategy.

    Joining as Executive Director of Operations, his …

  • Commsworld Acquires ECS in Major Deal

    02 May 2018
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    ONE of Scotland’s longest established IT firms has been taken over by the nation’s largest independent telecoms firm.

    Commsworld has acquired ECS (previously Edinburgh Computer Services) and immediately re-branded it to become ECS - Essential Cloud Solutions, a name that properly captures the enhanced, nation-wide cloud portfolio across both organisations.

    ECS, which launched …

  • Double Board Appointment as Commsworld Broadens Horizons

    06 April 2018
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    TWO business heavyweights have joined the board at Scotland’s largest independent telecoms firm as it prepares for further expansion.

    Former Senior Vice President of Atos and Chief Executive of Capita Scotland, Steve Langmead will join as a Non-Executive Director in an outward-looking role to help the business achieve the next stage of its growth.

    He will be joined in a similar …

  • Commsworld Announce Record Growth

    02 April 2018
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    Commsworld, Scotland's largest independent telecommunications provider has announced record revenues with surging growth also forecast.

    Commsworld has enjoyed its best ever financial year, with revenue for 2017[1] of over £15 million, up 15% on the previous year.

    The impressive growth comes following a number of large public sector contract wins, including work on ICT contracts for …

  • Commsworld Invest in Next Generation of Edinburgh’s Rugby Stars

    30 March 2018
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    EDINBURGH’S premier rugby club has secured much-needed sponsorship which will enable it to develop both its flourishing academy and talented first team.

    Boroughmuir Rugby Club has announced it’s to continue its fruitful partnership with Edinburgh-headquartered tech firm, Commsworld, as lead sponsor for the next five years.

    The deal allows the team to continue its work in the local …

  • Commsworld Secures £30million Contract in Glasgow City Council ICT Deal

    09 February 2018
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    Glasgow to be Transformed by Scottish Tech Success Story 

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    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.

    Commsworld has now finalised a milestone £30million contract to become a key provider within the seven-year Information and …

  • Commsworld Welcomes Ambitious Superfast Broadband Budget Plan

    15 December 2017
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    SCOTLAND’S Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has revealed a £600million programme bidding to ensure every business in Scotland receives high-speed broadband internet access by 2021.

    The country’s tech community has been broadly welcoming of the proposal, which is designed to ensure that Scotland’s economy is prepared for a digital future – and that no business is left …

  • Commsworld’s View on the CityFibre and Vodafone Breakthrough

    10 November 2017
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    Momentous Partnership will see the UK’s ailing infrastructure finally light up – by Ricky Nicol

    YESTERDAY’s announcement of a strategic partnership between CityFibre and Vodafone could just be the pivotal moment for the UK’s critically important network infrastructure.

    The ambition to deliver pure fibre to five million homes by 2025 would represent a transformation on …

  • Sleeping out to support Byte Night

    20 September 2017
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    Commsworld have put together a team to support Action for Children in its 20th year to take part in a sponsored sleep-out beneath the stars.

    Byte Night is the UK's largest 'sleep-out' event with teams from the technology and business services sleeping out in locations across the UK to raise funds to prevent youth homelessness. Hundreds of people including some Commsworld colleagues will be …