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What is Horizon and how will it benefit your business?

By Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Voice Services
Move your Business Phone System to the Cloud securely and reliably with Horizon. Horizon is the hosted business phone system from Columbus UK and it helps businesses move their telephony to the cloud securely, reliably and with ease. Businesses do not have to rely on ageing phone systems that are situated in an office or place of business. Instead Columbus...
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MultiNet from Columbus Business Mobile - an innovative, new 4G business mobile service from Columbus UK. Always get the best possible signal, whatever the mobile network with UK roaming capability.

Columbus UK launch new business mobile service

By 4G, Business Mobile, Business Mobile Plans, Mobile Services, MultiNet, Roaming

Columbus UK launches new Business Mobile service for UK customers Columbus UK has launched a new business mobile service in conjunction with one of its key UK network partners Gamma. The service is underpinned using the core mobile network infrastructure Gamma acquired in 2014 and which it has been developing ever since. The core mobile network infrastructure contains all the…

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MultiNet 4G Business Mobile Service from Columbus UK

MultiNet Business Mobile Service Launched

By 4G, Business Mobile, Business Mobile Plans, Mobile Services, MultiNet, Roaming

MultiNet – innovative new solution for business mobile customers As part of its brand new business mobile proposition being launched in July, Columbus will launch MultiNet, a unique service which is not available from the big four mobile carriers in the UK. Using MultiNet, if there is no coverage on the primary network, MultiNet will flip automatically onto the next…

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Big fines for operators using withheld phone numbers

By Legislation and Compliance

Big fines for UK rogue operators that use withheld phone numbers The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that from the 16th May, 2016, direct marketing companies that withhold their telephone numbers could be fined over £2 million. All direct marketing companies registered in the UK will need to display their phone numbers when making unsolicited phone…

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Ethernet - high performance Business Internet Services from Columbus UK.

Lower Ethernet pricing through nationwide programme

By Broadband, Connectivity, Converged Broadband, Data Services, Ethernet

Lower Ethernet pricing for Columbus customers It is very difficult to ignore the important of high performance business Internet services such as Ethernet in today’s UK market and the role it plays supporting businesses nationwide. The digital economy shows no sign of slowing down and reliable and fast data connectivity underpins its ongoing development. As a nation we are moving…

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Ofcom launch new mobile & broadband checker

By 4G, Broadband, Business Mobile, Business Mobile Plans, Mobile Services, MultiNet, Roaming
Ofcom launch new mobile coverage and fixed broadband checker Ofcom has launched a brand new interactive tool that allows businesses and individuals to check the performance of broadband services in their area. The checker is simple to use and by inputting a postcode into the Ofcom Mobile and Broadband Checker, users can easily determine the availability of standard and superfast...
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10 Benefits of Office 365

By Cloud Services, IT Services, Office 365

10 Benefits of Office 365 Office 365 has been around since June 2011 and provides a simple and cost-effective means to obtain the very latest office apps for a low monthly fee.  Office 365 is great for start-ups, sole traders and small businesses as well as much larger organisations due to its inherent ease of use and the flexibility to…

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ESET enters Gartner Magic Quadrant as Visionary

By Internet Security, IT Services, Security Solutions
ESET recognised as Visionary in latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report In its latest global overview published on 1st February, 2016, ESET has been placed for the first time in the “Visionaries” Quadrant of Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. The report positions ESET as highest in ability to execute amongst the Visionaries quadrant. Columbus UK provides ESET Antivirus...
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The Benefits of Converged Broadband

By Broadband, Business Phone Systems, Connectivity, Converged Broadband, Data Services, Hosted Business Phone Systems, SIP Trunking, Voice Services
The Benefits of Converged Broadband Whilst early adoptors have already made the move to Converged Broadband, hundreds of thousands of businesses across the UK still rely on legacy telephone line services such as analogue, ISDN2 and ISDN30 lines as well as a separate broadband connection for Internet applications. These businesses have to maintain separate systems for their voice and Internet...
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New Release for Horizon Hosted Phone Systems

By Business Phone Systems, Business VoIP, Call Recording, Cloud Voice, Hosted Business Phone Systems, Voice Services
New release available now for Horizon Hosted Business Phone Systems The latest service release for Horizon, the Hosted Business Phone System from Columbus UK is available now.  This release focuses on an extensive update to the Advanced Call Recording to make search, call recording retrieval and bulk deletion much simpler and easier to use. The improvements include: Faster searches for...
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