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  • 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 Commswold colleagues will be …

  • Commsworld Help Keep Volunteers Stay Connected

    13 September 2017
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    Press Release: 

    Six intrepid volunteers are set to tackle demanding trips to Africa equipped with smartphones provided by an independent Edinburgh tech company.

    Scottish network service provider, Commsworld are helping the volunteers to share their amazing experiences abroad with state of the art phones that have the capability to use local 4G networks in any country.

    The young adults, …

  • Scotland’s Internet Lag is a Major Economic Risk

    04 September 2017
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    Press Release: 

    URGENT and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

    With no solution in sight, experts state that the issue is increasingly becoming a threat to the economy and - if not addressed - is likely to cause the country’s digital market to …

  • Commsworld Targets Growth in Aberdeen with Appointment

    22 August 2017
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    Press Release 23rd August 2017:

    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.

    Fresh from a role with telecoms giants BT, Greig Scott brings more than 10 years’ industry experience from within the industry and is committed to further increasing …

  • Top Safety Accreditation for Commsworld

    20 June 2017
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    Commsworld has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.

    Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies. …

  • Commsworld Up On Cloud Nine

    23 May 2017
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    Press Release: 23rd May 2017

    A HOME-GROWN Scottish tech firm has taken a crucial step after successfully listing on a UK public sector framework that has generated £1.7billion in contracts since 2012.

    Commsworld has won approval for its services on G-Cloud 9 – where it will compete alongside industry giants such as Vodafone and BT for a share of more than £700million per year …

  • Landmark Infrastructure Upgrades to Provide Borders with Higher Bandwidth

    19 April 2017
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    Commsworld is playing a key role in the positive transformation of the Scottish Borders economy, by updating the area’s outdated network infrastructure and making it accessible to local businesses and organisations blighted by slow networks. 

    Commsworld, has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract with CGI – to provide its services alongside the landmark ICT deal with …

  • Rural Scots Set to Benefit from Openreach Split

    03 April 2017
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    The BT and Openreach separation could be a boon for rural Scotland, the Chief Executive of the country’s largest independent Telecoms firm has said.

    Previously, calls were made to make Openreach a fully independent organisation – severed from all ties to BT - but Ricky Nicol, Chief Executive of Commsworld, has welcomed the recently announced split that will see Openreach run by an …

  • Edinburgh’s arts and events scene take centre stage in the digital arena

    03 April 2017
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    Celebrated arts venues and theatres across Edinburgh embrace the Digital Age as the city continues to connect to its new full-fibre network.

    Edinburgh’s world-renowned cultural scene has even more to celebrate this World Theatre Day, as arts spaces across the city receive a 21st century boost thanks to investment from leading pure fibre infrastructure provider, CityFibre.

    Five of the city& …

  • Fortis Strengthens Business Ties with Commsworld Connection

    15 February 2017
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    Scotland’s largest and most energy efficient datacentre has connected to an ultra-fast and resilient network in a landmark partnership.

    The Fortis datacentre, which is located near Newhouse in North Lanarkshire is now live through Commsworld’s gigabit capable pure fibre network.

    The agreement will enable Scotland’s leading independent network operator to offer the …