DSIT launches International Technology Strategy

Earlier this week, DSIT and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) published a brand new roadmap to become a technology “superpower” in the next seven years via an International Technology Strategy. Context James Cleverly, the Secretary of State at the FCDO and Michelle Donelan, the Secretary of State at DSIT, launched the Strategy in […]

The 2023 Comms Council UK Awards Go Live!

Comms Council UK, the UK body representing the VoIP and advanced communications industry, has today launched the 2023 Comms Council UK Awards, sponsored by Magrathea. This year’s ceremony will take place on the 28th September at Tate Modern, the world-famous contemporary art gallery in the Bankside area of the London Borough of Southwark, and will […]

CCUK holds introductory meeting with the Home Office

We recently met with representatives from the Telecoms Fraud Unit at the Home Office, where we discussed the importance of, and the growing concerns surrounding telco fraud as well as the risk it poses to the public. The Government will soon be publishing its fraud strategy, and Home Office officials said it would consider views […]

Ofcom closes enforcement programme into silent and abandoned calls

A week ago, Ofcom closed its enforcement programme into silent and abandoned calls. It focussed on the prevention and reduction of annoyance, inconvenience, or anxiety which consumers may suffer from abandoned and silent calls; and other forms of misuse of electronic communications networks and services.

CCUK submits net neutrality consultation response

Comms Council UK recently submitted a consultation response to Ofcom’s net neutrality review prior to the deadline two weeks ago, and we look forward to engaging with Ofcom further on the issue over the coming months. As part of our response, we welcomed clarification on network management in network failure scenarios. However, we suggested that […]

Effective marketing in telecoms webinar

CCUK run first session of our series of webinars in partnership with our associate members Fractional Teams last week that focused on “Content that converts”. You’ll find the recording of the session below and, as promised, you can also receive a free persona creation template and an article to help get you started on the […]

TOTSCo publishes important new documents

Earlier this week, TOTSCo published new documents to help CPs consider the detailed implications of One Touch Switch, and to take steps to design modifications to their systems and processes. As TOTSCo has assumed control of the Industry Process, it has published V4.1 of the OTS Industry Process Design document, detailing information flows that will […]

The 2022 Comms Council UK Awards Winners Announced!

The winners of the 14th annual Comms Council UK Awards have today been announced. The Awards are designed to celebrate innovation, best practice, and recognise achievement within the next generations communications industry. The winners, highly commended entrants and finalists are listed below. Award Winners: Best ITSP SME: Dial 9 Communications Best ITSP Large Enterprise: 8×8 […]

Comms Council UK’s statement on the passing of Her Majesty the Queen

The Comms Council UK community would like to extend its deepest sympathies to the Royal Family on the passing of Her Majesty the Queen.   For 70 years, the Queen dedicated her life to unrelenting public duty throughout various difficult and challenging circumstances, in a world that has seen seismic changes.   Her service, commitment […]

Promote your organisation with our new spotlight pieces!

We’re delighted to offer you the opportunity to promote your organisation and staff via our new spotlight pieces! For members that are interested in participating, we are planning to share a list of 10 questions focussing on your achievements as an organisation to date, your key focus areas, challenges faced by the sector and much, […]