We recently came across this story about how rural businesses are affected by poor internet connectivity and felt it made a very important point about the state of the UK’s broadband infrastructure.
Ofcom has recently announced that it is proceeding with a formal notification to require the legal separation of Openreach from BT. This move has been made after BT failed to offer voluntary proposals that address competition concerns. The regulator has said it is preparing a formal notification to the European Commission to start the separation process.
When Alexander Graham Bell patented his improved version of Johann Philipp Reis’ early telephone design, few could have foreseen the impact it would have on how we communicate with each other. The telephones we use today are a far cry from the pioneering efforts of Bell and Reiss, and to celebrate the evolution of one of mankind’s greatest inventions we’ve put together a brief guide to the fascinating history of telephony.
Good communication is without doubt one of the most important ingredients for business success. Without it, organisations and the employees within them will likely struggle to realise their full potential.