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Kcom sold for £504m April 2019

Kcom sold for £504m April 2019

Great Britain’s first ever telecoms company formerly Kingston Telecoms known as ‘The KCOM Group’ has been sold for £504 million after an offer from Humber Bidco Ltd, a subsidiary of the Universities Superannuation Scheme.

Why Choose Use 0800

Why Choose Use 0800

Many companies, specifically smaller, much less established organisations, might wonder if buying a Freephone 0800 range would be a useful investment. While there can be some instances where having an 0800 number range isn’t beneficial, ther

08UK @ Chester Business Show

08UK @ Chester Business Show

Team 08UK attended the Chester Business Show for the first time on 5th October 2017.  Taking our place amongst the busy exhibition floor, our Sales Director, Tynan O’ Hara and Gareth Twine (Operations Ma

The Early Years Of 08UK

The Early Years Of 08UK

The initial 08UK brand name was founded by Tynan O’Hara in the early days of telecoms de-regulation.  This article details our formation, early progression and through the years from our first brand logo and busine

Vodafone fined £4.6m by Ofcom.

Vodafone fined £4.6m by Ofcom.

Vodafone have been fined £4.6m for mis-selling, inaccurate billing and poor treatment of customer complaints - the biggest fine ever enforced on a telecoms network provider. Following an 18-month investigation by industry controller

Impact of Brexit on UK Telecoms

Impact of Brexit on UK Telecoms

On the 23rd June 2016 the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. The decision may have a minimal effect on the direction of the UK telecoms industry or may upon our exit cause disruption to rates and returns. Nonetheless, ov

How to handle any Nuisance Phone Calls

How to handle any Nuisance Phone Calls

Nuisance phone calls may be spontaneous calls or silent calls or strange unpleasant calls that usually happen occasionally not repeatedly from the same phone number. They are not usually intimidating but can often be annoying for the recipients, i

Fraud Smart Phones & UK Telecoms

Fraud Smart Phones & UK Telecoms

Fraud, Smart Phones & UK Telecoms  It is a sad fact unfortunately that no industry is immune from fraud, in this day and age with the technology we possess it is fast becoming easier to commit fraud and some might say that techn

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