Purple WiFi secure services of former BT Chief Executive, Gavin Patterson

Patterson joins tech firm as non-exec Director Acquisition of Patterson is major coup for fast-growth enterprise Purple develop innovative WiFi platforms and analytics Manchester-based tech firm, Purple WiFi, have announced former BT Chief Executive, Gavin Patterson, is joining the company as a non-exec Director in what is a major coup for the fast-growing WiFi platform and analytics provider. Patterson has enjoyed an illustrious career including President of the Advertising Association and non-executive director at British Airways and joins Purple at a time of rapid growth. The software company offers a…

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BT partners with Manchester-based Purple to offer intelligent Wi-Fi for business

BT has announced a multi-year partnership with Purple, the Manchester-based specialists in Wi-Fi analytics and engagement. The partnership will see the incorporation of advanced customer engagement capabilities within BT Wi-Fi services early next year, enabling BT to provide high street businesses with a level of customer insight, tracking and analytics relating to footfall and user behaviour. The data is akin to that previously only accessible to those whose businesses operated in the online world. Purple provides companies with Guest WiFi Solutions, WiFi Analytics Solutions, WiFi Marketing Solutions and Wayfinding Technology….

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INCA welcomes Ofcom’s relaxed infrastructure access regulation, citing new opportunities for independent network growth

Fixed price regulations on unrestricted access will spark greater levels of competition, says CEO Malcolm Corbett London, UK, 8 July, 2019 – The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) has welcomed Ofcom’s decision which removes restrictions on the use of BT’s ducts and poles in the Physical Infrastructure Market Review. The move to remove the usage and geographic scope restrictions, announced on June 28, aims to improve the attractiveness of the PIA product and help independent operators to build new networks more cost effectively. “The decision by Ofcom to open up…

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BT re-signs five-year contract with Resilient plc

London, 25 February 2019 – Resilient plc today announced that it has extended its smartnumbers reseller agreement with BT for a further five years. The multi-million pound contract will see BT continue to offer customers the BT smartnumbers suite of services aimed at solving their strategic business continuity and security challenges. BT uses Resilient’s patented technology to power the smartnumbers cloud that delivers safer business communications to customers with demanding requirements, including organisations such as financial institutions, government and blue light services. The contract renews a relationship between BT and…

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SSE Enterprise Telecoms to unbundle 177 BT exchanges to enhance UK business connectivity

Three UK will be first to use the enhanced network to underpin its 5G ambitions, while the project will bring over 180,000 new UK business postcodes into play for SSE Enterprise Telecoms LONDON, UK – 09 July 2018, – SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity suppliers, and part of SSE plc – has today announced details of a major project to unbundle 177 BT exchanges, to meet the significant demand for high-capacity fibre connectivity amongst UK businesses. The project, which will be rolled out over the…

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Resilient plc selected by BT Group to bring call recording to its UK Inbound Contact portfolio

London, 19th December 2017 – Resilient plc today announced that it has been selected by BT to provide call recording services to customers of its non-geographic numbering services. The services are available to customers of BT’s UK Inbound Contact portfolio immediately. Non-geographic numbers are widely adopted across the UK providing a national presence using either a free-phone service (080x) or other chargeable number ranges (03xx, 084x and 087x). The launch of the new service means that BT’s customers can choose to record calls to their Inbound numbers, and have immediate…

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