Telecoms sector

Business news, analysis and updates on key trends related to the UK’s telecommunications sector.


Corporate venture round for Neul takes its total fundraising total to £11.1 million

Wireless communications business Neul has raised £3.1 million at a 25 per cent increase to its price per share in November 2011.


New 4G network predicted to boost business innovation, productivity and cost saving

The roll-out of a new 4G network across the UK is set to encourage 73 per cent of small businesses to utilise the service.


Six Degrees plugs gap in business with Aurora buy

Venture capital-backed Six Degrees Group has made the 12th acquisition of its 18-month lifetime.


Interview with Mike Norfield of Team Telecom Group

Engineering expert Mike Norfield learned a fair few lessons about business before growing Team Telecom Group to a turnover of more than £50 million.


Complete Telecom makes native buy

Complete Telecom, a telecom services provider based in Dublin, has acquired Intellicom, for an undisclosed amount, as it looks to build its cloud services.


Acutec snaps up telecoms business

West Midlands-based IT business Acutec has acquired Chase Meadow Communications as it looks to expand its telephony services.
Round-up of today's M&A deals


Nine Telecom acquires billing service

Kent-based Nine Telecom Group has bought a 100 per cent stake in Dataflow Communications for an undisclosed amount.


Crown Telecom Solutions adds to technical capacity with Strata Communication acquisition


Complementary deal for telecoms business

New Call Telecom has acquired certain assets of Value Call from TalkTalk.


Penta Capital commits £60 million to telecoms venture

Mid-market private equity house Penta Capital has committed £60 million to a new company that has been created to acquire UK managed data service providers.


Daisy grows mobile offering

Communications company Daisy Group has acquired Outsourcery’s Vodafone mobile voice and data service re-selling service for £12 million.


NewVoiceMedia raises £4 million

Notion Capital and Eden Ventures have invested £4 million in call centre technology company NewVoiceMedia to help it expand globally.