News & Blog » May 2015

BT Set Firm Date to Switch off ISDN Network

May 27, 2015 by Al Yong

“We already serve many thousands of customers in businesses using IP, our goal is by 2025 all of our voice customers will be served using an IP with a premises solution and will migrate off the traditional telephony platform.” Gavin Patterson BT Group CEO During a BT Group Q3 2014/15 results announcement Gavin Patterson (pictured), BT Group

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North East business leaders welcome Wear Crossing announcement + timetable

May 14, 2015 by Al Yong

BUSINESS leaders across Sunderland and the North East welcomed today’s announcement that work is to start on the Wear Crossing. SAFC commercial director Gary Hutchinson, chairman of the Sunderland Business Group and the North East Chamber of Commerce Sunderland committee, said: “The Wear Crossing is a massive achievement for the city as it will unlock

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£8,000 boost for charity which helps grieving parents

May 14, 2015 by Al Yong

A CHARITY will be supporting more parents than ever through the trauma of losing a child after a cash injection from a super fund-raiser. Julie Reay has donated £8,000 to 4Louis, a charity which provides memory boxes, specialist equipment and funds NHS staff bereavement training in a bid to ease the pain for those who’ve

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Sunderland Superfast broadband event for SMEs, landlords and suppliers

May 11, 2015 by Al Yong

A breakfast event will take place at Sunderland Software Centre to introduce the recently launched Sunderland Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme to eligible businesses The breakfast event will take place at Sunderland Software Centre bringing SME’s, Landlords and charities together with broadband suppliers to discuss the potential advantages of superfast broadband on their business. Superfast Broadband Connection

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HSBC to lend £8bn to UK’s small businesses

May 11, 2015 by Al Yong

The UK’s largest bank has set up a new £8bn fund to lend to small and medium sized businesses HSBC, the UK’s largest bank, is setting aside £8bn to increase its loan offerings to small and medium-sized businesses across the UK.The bank’s new SME fund will be spread across 43 areas of the country, and

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