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EE outlines its 5G launch plans    19-Nov-2018

Today EE outlined its initial launch plans for 5G in the UK. It will launch 5G in 2019, initially in six UK cities: London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester. Ten more cities are earmarked for coverage soon afterwards. John Delaney, Associate VP, Mobility, IDC comments, “EE’s first 1500 5G cell sites (about 7..

O2 overtakes EE as most reliable network according to latest testing results    11-May-2018

The operator ranked top across 32 cities and towns in the UK O2 ranked as the most reliable network across 32 cities and towns in the UK according to research carried out by Global Wireless Solutions. The network came out on top in the testing, ranking the highest across the most locations in the UK with 17 out of the 32 cities putting them as..

Poor indoor mobile coverage hinders productivity in UK offices    18-Apr-2018

Nearly half of UK workers can't make calls or use data inside the office according to CommScope survey. CommScope has found that nearly half of all workers in the UK are forced to make calls or access data on mobiles outside an office due to poor connectivity. Global telecoms leader CommScope commissioned the poll which was carried out by OnePoll. The poll quizzed 2,000 office..

London to get 4G connectivity boost as O2 announces plans for 300 new small cells    13-Apr-2018

Londoners will soon enjoy enhanced connectivity in the capital as 02 announced it would be installing 300 new small cells in boroughs across the city. The installation will also pave the way for 5G connectivity in the UK following the spectrum auction earlier this month which saw O2 parent company Telefonica pick up all 40 MHz available of the 2.3 GHz spectrum. O2, along with UK commu..

EU data roaming traffic jumps 435% in Q3 after Roam Like At Home implementation    16-Mar-2018

EU data roaming traffic jumps 435% in Q3 after Roam Like At Home implementation. Data roaming traffic in the EU rose 435 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017 to over 84 million GB, according to a report from the EU regulatory group Berec. The first quarter after the implementation of 'roam like at home' charging in the EU shows the measure is a "clear success from the end-u..

Ofcom approves six companies to take part in upcoming 5G spectrum auction    27-Feb-2018

Ofcom has today announced the companies that have qualified to take part in the upcoming spectrum auction Ofcom is releasing more airwaves – or spectrum – to improve broadband for today’s mobile users, and to prepare for the roll out of future 5G services. Spectrum in two “bands” will be made available through the auction process, which Ofcom expects to start ..

Telecoms infrastructure upgrade for leading business transformation company BIE Executive Ltd    04-Dec-2017

BIE Executive have developed their business model working with organisations going through change. Formed in 1996, BIE built a strong reputation in the world of Interim Management. After a merger in 2010 and an initial management buyout in 2013, the business was restructured to form an integrated executive search and interim management practice. Transformation can be strategic or t..

Floorplanz draw up telecoms requirements for office move    15-May-2017

Floorplanz was established in 1989 and provides floor plans, property marketing, architectural and surveying services to the UK property industry. They are a team of specially trained floor planners, CAD surveyors, photographers, videographers, energy assessors and drawing technicians. Together, we work as a team to provide a comprehensive range of serv..

DVS Ltd overhaul telecoms infrastructure    13-Apr-2017

Formed in 2003, DVS Limited has quickly established itself as one of Europe’s most successful multi-brand distributors of electronic surveillance products. A fast paced and energetic organisation, DVS has embraced innovative technological advances in the industry and are now seen as one of the industry’s most proficient distributors of IP CCTV products. ..

Government pledges faster broadband funds    25-Nov-2016

In Wednesday's Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond will announce £400m ($500m) funding for a new Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund. Private investors will be asked to match the amount. The money will be aimed at fibre broadband providers who are looking to expand. Mr Hammond will also commit £740m to the development of 5G and the further rollout of fibre connecti..

Matt Snelus selected as judge for UK Business Awards    01-Nov-2016

Friday November 11th sees the Annual UK Business Awards being held at Park Plaza, Embankment, London and Matt Snelus, MD of Movoda Telecom has been selected to sit on the judging panel for the "Technical Entrepreneur of the Year" and "Management Education and Training categories" The UK Business Awards trophies are affectionately called "The Dons" - a fitting tribu..

End of an era for Blackberry smartphone    28-Sep-2016

After 14 years in the mobile phone business, embattled maker Blackberry has announced that it is no longer going to design its own smartphones. The company, which is famed for its "Qwerty" keyboard mobile phones that were the choice handset for professionals, has been struggling to keep up with market leaders Apple and Samsung as the world has moved to touchscreens. As a result, the..

Movoda Telecom connects Bestie GPS watch customers    05-Sep-2016

The Bestie GPS wearable watch/phone is the only location device 100% custom-made for children. You can track your child wherever they are using the Bestie application, meaning you will never be worried about where they are. It allows the child to call from the watch without the need for a mobile phone to be present. Security is high on the agenda of any parent in today's society a..

Openreach to part company with BT Group    26-Jul-2016

Plans are afoot for Openreach to become a distinct company, with its own Board, splitting from BT Group BT prepares to open up its network to competitors. Progress on better quality of service for all telecoms customers Openreach should become a distinct company, with its own Board Ofcom has today announced detailed plans to make digital communications work for everyone - includin..

Running business VoIP? Use a dedicated data connection    19-May-2016

Computers and VoIP phones demand very different needs from your business broadband connection, and more importantly, they often conflict with each other. Your computer users require fast access to larger volumes of data every so often. Dependent on the working environment, they are often not doing anything that requires connectivity. When a computer downloads a file or accesses..

The death of ISDN?    29-Apr-2016

With far more reliable and powerful broadband, EFM and GEA available, we examine the increasing use of SIP Trunks as a viable alternative to traditional lines and reveal the additional features and benefits they can provide. A latest SIP survey in January this year showed that the SIP/IP trunking market shows no sign of slowing down with growth of 25% June-December 2014. The market ..

Spanner in the works for O2 and Three Merger    11-Apr-2016

The planned O2-Three merger has come under threat this week with The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) expressing "serious concerns” about a deal. The CMA has warned that a tie-up could cause "long-term damage” to the UK mobile industry as the number of providers would drop from four to three. This news comes after the CMA approved the BT acquisition of EE in Janu..

It's showtime for Movoda and ted    04-Apr-2016

The Entertainment Department (ted) are creators and implementers of day, evening and sports activity programmes and shows, both in the UK and internationally. Their vast knowledge of the entertainment industry is split into a number of departments to create each engaging performance. They book thousands of acts every year and work with some of the biggest household names in leisure. In ..

BT responds to Ofcom's demand of better service    23-Mar-2016

Ofcom today put forward strict new rules to improve BT’s performance in installing high-speed business lines and significantly reduce the wholesale prices BT charges for these lines. The plans are part of Ofcom’s Business Connectivity Market Review, published today. The new rules will be finalised at the end of April, subject to consideration by the..

Movoda Horizon VoIP rollout for Forest Traffic Services Ltd    14-Mar-2016

Rollout of 5 site hosted solution for Forest Traffic Services Ltd Forest Traffic Services Ltd are a leading traffic management contractor, delivering services to the highways, rail and utilities sectors for over 30 years through an extensive network of depots and offices throughout Wales, Southern England and the Midlands. Their clients benefit because of the geo..

New players drive boom in UK broadband connections    09-Mar-2016

Alternatives to BT Openreach for business graded broadband connections finally available to businesses in the UK A new report on the outlook for the UK telecommunications sector produced by IHS has highlighted the key role of new players in driving broadband connections, accounting for a 70% rise in high speed broadband connections over the next five years, from almost nine million at t..

BT and EE merger gets green light    29-Oct-2015

The Competition Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared the BT Group's £12.5 billion takeover of mobile phone network EE. The move is set to create a giant communications firm capable of covering fixed-line phones, broadband, mobile and TV. It is also set to more than treble BT's retail customers, adding its current 10 million customers to EE's 24...

Eurobond opens the door to Movoda    28-Aug-2015

Eurobond is the leading designer and manufacturer of non-combustible cored internal and external wall and ceiling solutions in the UK. Established in 1981, Eurobond Laminates has been at the forefront of composite panel design and manufacture for over 30 years. They have invested heavily in development, testing and manufacturing technology and Eurobond..

Well known pet insurance company chooses Movoda    17-Jun-2015

Agria Pet Insurance is one of the world's leading animal insurers, specialising in small animal and equine insurance. Their mission is to serve the needs of customers and partners with quality insurance solutions. Founded in Sweden over 125 years ago, Agria came to the UK in 2009 and is now a prominent feature of the UK pet insurance industry, providing insurance for cats and dogs. A..

Leading UK Highways Business contract win    11-Jun-2015

Forest Traffic Services Ltd are a leading traffic management contractor, delivering services to the highways, rail and utilities sectors for over 30 years through an extensive network of depots and offices throughout Wales, Southern England and the Midlands. Their clients benefit because of the geographical presence within the UK. It is operated as ..

Numbers add up for Monahans' mobile account    24-Apr-2015

Monahans are one of the largest leading firms of independent chartered accountants in the South West of England with 6 regional offices in Wiltshire, Avon and Somerset. Monahans are a member of MHA, a fast growing association of UK independent accountancy firms. This nationwide network of offices allows them to provide an enhanced service to their cli..

Mobile Operators agree to cut network dead zones    02-Feb-2015

The UK's mobile networks are being compelled to reduce the number of areas where it is impossible to make voice calls or send texts via their services. Their licences have been amended to say that they must each provide voice coverage to at least 90% of the Uk's landmass by the end of 2017. The companies already meet a commitment to provide 3G coverage to 90% of UK premises, but ..

Microsoft announces 10.5million Lumia sales in Q2    27-Jan-2015

Microsoft has announced second quarter earnings that show its Lumia handsets are selling faster than ever, with its Surface line of tablets surpassing the $1 billion mark. The software giant sold 10.5 million Lumia phones in the three months leading up to December 31, up 28 per cent year-on-year, bringing in $2.3 billion (£1.5 billion) in sales. Microsoft said this was driven by..

Three in exclusive talks to buy O2 for £10bn    23-Jan-2015

Telefonica has confirmed that it is in exclusive talks with Hutchison Whampoa, owner of the mobile operator Three, for the sale of its UK subsidiary O2 for £10.25bn in cash. The Spanish telecoms giant said the pair were negotiating an upfront payment of £9.25bn with an additional £1bn to be paid "once the cumulative cash flow of the combined company in the UK has rea..

EE MVNO status for Movoda    15-Dec-2014

In the ever changing world of mobile solutions with customer expectations becoming more about a blend of service levels and price, the ability to maintain ownership and control over your customer base is key to success. Being able to supply our own bespoke tariffs on EE coupled with the flexibility of being able to make changes quickly and easily, the MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator..

Movoda Telecom is born!    24-Nov-2014

24th November 2014 sees the birth of Movoda Telecom, the new kids on the block in the Telecoms world in Bristol! With a background of 14 years industry experience spanning across different types of organisations, Movoda aims to simplify the jargon filled world of telecommunications and provide local businesses with a good honest service across ..