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Winners announced for the CCUK Awards 2023

Today we announced the winners of the 15th annual Awards. Each year, the Awards acknowledge accomplishments within the unified communications and VoIP industry. As with previous years, the 2023 Comms Council UK Awards were sponsored by Magrathea, and the winners were announced at a ceremony at Tate Modern in London. The award categories for this […]

Comms Council UK partner with the Fit to Switch Campaign

Comms Council UK is delighted to announce that it has teamed up with the industry “Fit to Switch” campaign that is helping to promote the pending PSTN switch off to multiple industries across the country. The fit to switch campaign, led by the Mark Allen Group (the organisation behind Comms Business, numerous other trade publications […]

Women in Telecoms first in-person meeting hosted at CCUK offices

Thank you to all those who attended the Comms Council UK’s first in-person Women in Telecoms group meeting yesterday, which took place at the Clarity office in London. There was a great turnout at the event, where we heard interesting insights on the experiences and challenges of women working in the Telecom industry, and on […]

The 2023 Comms Council UK Awards Finalists Announced!

Comms Council UK today announced the finalists of the 15th annual Awards. Each year, the Awards acknowledge accomplishments within the Unified Communications and VoIP industry. As with previous years, the 2023 Comms Council UK Awards are sponsored by Magrathea, and this year’s winners will be announced at a ceremony at Tate Modern in London on […]

Consultation on Private Telecommunications Networks

DSIT launched a call for information on the uses and security of private telecommunications networks in the UK. The government aims to gain a further understanding of the implications arising from the increased usage of and reliance on private telecoms networks, particularly the impact on resilience and security. This call for information intends to help […]

Comms Council UK Summer Forum and AGM

The annual Summer Forum and Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place this week in the offices of Osborne Clarke. The two resolutions were both passed at the AGM, and Rebecca Tate (TalkTalk Business) and Nick Holland (8×8) were re-elected onto the Board of Comms Council UK after the AGM approved the nominations. There was a […]

CCUK submits software resilience consultation response

Last week, we submitted our response to DSIT’s call for evidence on software resilience and security for businesses and organisations. We made the point that members are concerned about potential duplicated efforts arising from security legislation – particularly as there appears to be a mixture of a generalist approach being sought by the Government, in […]

Government publishes Wireless Infrastructure Strategy

The Department for Science, Technology & Innovation (DSIT) has published its Wireless Infrastructure Strategy, outlining the importance of connectivity to the UK economy and society. Of interest to Comms Council UK members, DSIT has stated that it would like to reduce regulatory barriers by ensuring net neutrality rules are fit for purpose, while looking to […]

Comms Council UK publishes key PSTN switch-off information for industry and consumers

Comms Council UK has now published vital information for industry and consumers about the PSTN switch-off in 2025. Having engaged extensively with members about the switch-off, we found that there was insufficient publicly available information that would benefit providers in their preparations, as well as customers as they adjust to using VoIP technology. While the […]

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 […]