FluidOne Sales Director up for manager of the year award

We're delighted to announce that FluidOne's Sales & Marketing director Phill Oliver has been shortlisted for Investors in Peoples' 'People’s Award for Manager of the Year'.

The Investors in People Awards recognises the people and teams that make the difference every day highlighting excellence from across the Investors in People global community.

Phill has been nominated...

19 · JUL ·20170

FluidOne serves up tennis fundraiser

FluidOne is to welcome employees to its Southbank headquarters on Friday for a Wimbledon-themed celebration thrown on behalf of children’s mental health charity Place2Be.

The national telecommunications provider is asking employees to come dressed in their all whites and to dig deep as they take part in a variety of tennis-related games and fundraising activities.

With the office...

14 · JUL ·20170

Choosing a Business Ethernet Supplier

The purchase and delivery of fibre Ethernet leased lines can often be fraught with complications. As a savvy buyer you avoid many of the obstacles by asking the right questions, and by knowing your business needs both now and in the future.

In the first of a series of blogs on Ethernet, we'll look at the different Ethernet...

4 · JUL ·20170

Bandwidth Bandits reach new heights for children’s charity

FluidOne Chief Executive Piers Daniell was flanked by the ‘Bandwidth Bandits’ on Saturday as they navigated and conquered 10Peaks™: The Lakes in aid of the charity Place2Be.

The 10Peaks™ events are designed to challenge even the toughest competitors, combining ultra-distance running/hiking with some of the UK’s most rugged and mountainous terrain. These non-stop courses vary from 48km...

27 · JUN ·20170

FluidOne brings Unified Communications to market

Leading telecommunications provider FluidOne today announced that they have added a suite of Unified Communications (UC) solutions to its Data Delivery Network.

Partnering with leading UC providers, FluidOne can offer the latest Cisco and BroadCloud Polycom technologies to the Small, Medium Business market place, delivering the same high quality voice and video services typically only found in...

19 · JUN ·20170

The secret meaning of SIP

So I was tucking into my complimentary bowl of Crunchy Nut yesterday morning when a co-worker asked me if I wanted to take a SIP of her homemade blend of coffee. Naturally I was confused; this question didn’t make any sense.

“That question doesn’t make any sense,” I smugly announced to the entire kitchen with a singular raised eyebrow:...

19 · JUN ·20170

EU Roaming Regulation comes into effect

From 15th June, mobile users travelling to areas in the EU will be able to use their minutes, texts or data without paying any extra charges. You will effectively be using your current contracts allowances abroad – avoid any bill shock at the end of the trip.

Roaming without paying surcharges is for those living in Europe and travel...

16 · JUN ·20170

How 6 famous mobile brands got their names

Now that you’re here, I should tell you that there is no number 6 (or 5). In future do not click on such click-bait social media introductory lines (if you came via social media, that is). We are serious journalists at FluidOne and will never mislead you into reading such sensationalist drivel. Now that’s over, it’s time to begin the...

28 · APR ·20170

Now You See Me 2: Movie Review

Director: Jon M. Chu
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Daniel Radcliffe

You may recall me musing about my girlfriend bringing me home a copy of The Walking Dead on DVD a couple of weeks ago (with me being understandably outraged). Well, readers, you’re not going to believe what's just happened.

My new...

21 · APR ·20170

FluidOne introduces free activation on BT ADSL2+ & BT FTTC

FluidOne, The Data Delivery Network and leading telecommunications provider, today announced free product activations on BT ADSL2+ and BT FTTC.

The promotion, which runs from now until the end of October, is available on FluidOne’s wholesale platform, offering significant savings of up to £55 per connection. This combined with FluidOne’s simple, competitive wholesale rates on BT DSL products and...

18 · APR ·20170

Prestel: The Ghost of Internet Past

Prestel was internet before internet; Camden before Shoreditch, Twin Peaks before Lost, if you will.

Launched in 1979 by the Post Office (who looked after the phone lines back then), Prestel gave thousands of people a glimpse of their connected futures by offering online shopping, train timetables and internet banking directly through your TV.

Prestel was able to...

5 · APR ·20170

Beginner Quantum Communications

As FluidOne’s resident Scientologist, there’s nothing I love doing more than reading about science. It’s why I spend my weekends sitting alone in my room, reading from a dimly lit monitor and listening to Evanescence, all whilst Mother shouts at me to turn it down and/or to come and celebrate Mother’s Day with her.

Mother’s incessant selfishness aside,...

29 · MAR ·20170