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UK Spaceports determined to succeed

The rocket and satellite industry know all about Florida’s long history of launches, as well as the importance of the French Guiana facility at Kourou or the Russian Cosmodrome at Baikonur. But there are dozens of other would-be launch sites now emerging, and the UK is determined to tap into at least some of these […]

January 27, 2023

Report: UK marketing budgets continue to grow

While the UK economy is widely expected to have entered a technical recession at the end of the year, the latest Q4 2022 IPA Bellwether Report signalled another quarter of total marketing budget growth across the final three months of 2022. Around one-fifth of survey respondents upwardly revised their total marketing spending in the fourth […]

January 19, 2023

Speedcast wins teleport order from UK’s MoD

Australia-based satellite services provider Speedcast has won a contract extension from the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) to continue supplying the Ministry with gateway connectivity hosting. The mission is to support the Airbus Skynet satellite platform from the Asia-Pacific region. In 2016, Speedcast built two 11 metre antenna systems at one of the company’s teleport […]

January 11, 2023By Chris Forrester

London to host WWE Money in the Bank event

WWE has announced that The O2 in London will host Money In The Bank on July 1st. Money In The Bank marks the first WWE Premium Live Event to be held in London in over two decades. Money In The Bank will feature some of WWE’s biggest Superstars and will also bring the Money In The Bank ladder matches to […]

January 5, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Loewe Technology hires Bunn-Major

Luxury German audio-visual brand, Loewe Technology, has announced the appointment of Antony Bunn-Major (pictured) as its new Regional Account Manager. Bunn-Major brings a wealth of experience, having spent many years working in high end consumer electronics retail at the premium independent retail chain, Music Matters, as well as senior roles at Innuos and Sound United. […]

January 4, 2023

Cardell named CEO of CMA

The UK Business Secretary, Grant Shapps, has appointed Sarah Cardell as the new CEO of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Cardell has held the position of Interim CEO since July 2022 following the departure of Andrea Coscelli. Cardell was previously General Counsel at the CMA with executive leadership responsibility for the CMA’s Legal Service, […]

December 20, 2022

EE extends UK 4G coverage

EE has built or upgraded over 500 4G sites across the UK since December 2021, as part of the Shared Rural Network (SRN) initiative to extend coverage in rural areas across the UK. The investment constitutes the latest expansion of EE’s 4G coverage across remote parts of the UK. In total, EE has upgraded 1,362 […]

December 15, 2022

Report: UK, Germany lagging in European fibre rollout

Fibre is increasingly taking root in the five largest European markets. Since the first quarter of 2021, 1.8 million broadband FTTx subscriptions have been taken on average each quarter to reach more than 37 million subscriptions across 146 million households at Q2 2022 in those five countries, reports Dataxis. The technology has disrupted the broadband […]

December 8, 2022

Research: 22% to cut back on streaming subscriptions

Research from GWI reveals consumer opinions towards streaming services, and uncovers that – with the cost of living crisis hitting pockets – 22 per cent of consumers say that want to cut back on the number of streaming services they subscribe to. Additionally, 50 per cent of UK users would be willing to unsubscribe from […]

December 8, 2022

Report: Glasgow has UK’s biggest broadband gap

Glasgow is the UK’s most unequal city for broadband connections – with its fastest area 866 times the speed of its slowest, according to analysis of 16,500 consumer speed tests by Uswitch, the comparison and switching service. The highest average download speed measured in Glasgow was 840.4Mbps, logged in the Milton district. Yet just four […]

December 8, 2022