ISPA Awards ceremony took place on 11th July

at the InterContinental London Park Lane Hotel.

Find the winners list here.

 

 

Great news for all who won at the ISPA annual awards last week! It's a tough one to win. All who walked away with an award on the night, or received a commendation, deserve our congratulations. Well done all. @ISPAUK #ispreview #broadband #internet

March Newsletter

ISPA is excited to introduce our 2019 Partners

We are delighted to announce our new series of annual partners for 2019. DrayTek UK, netgem.tv,  Openreach and Salumanus will be engaging with our members throughout the year. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or would like to become a partner - admin@ispa.org.uk or call 020 3397 3304 and speak to Audrey.

Further information about our partners can be found below and on the ISPA website.

Introducing DrayTek VigorAP 903 Mesh

DrayTek UK has marked a fast and steady growth to become a leading manufacturer of business class broadband and networking solutions.

VigorAP 903 is a high-performance Mesh Wireless solution, designed to expand the wireless coverage, eliminate Wi-Fi dead zones, and significantly reduce the cost of network deployments. Easy to Setup. Easy to Manage. Easy to Use.

Powered by Plug-n-play Mesh technology, VigorAP 903 enables customers to configure a Mesh wireless network in just a couple of minutes with the new Wireless mobile app (free download on App Store and Google Play). VigorAP 903 comes with a vast array of wireless optimisation, security and management features that make it perfect for offices but also larger spaces like schools, warehouses or department stores. 

For more info on the product features please contact info@draytek.co.uk or click here.

Discover netgem.tv: the award-winning, fastest-growing TV service offered in the UK. Through an unprecedented “cash-light” model, a growing number of ISPs are now bundling netgem.tv with their Fibre service. They leverage Netgem’ UK-based Customer Service and Telco-grade operations, and truly bring to life the speed and quality of their connectivity and WiFi service with netgem.tv.

For more info, please contact: aziz.laouir@netgem.com

Openreach Limited  runs the UK’s digital network business. We’re the people who connect homes, mobile phone masts, schools, shops, banks, hospitals, libraries, broadcasters, governments and businesses – large and small – to the world. It’s our mission to build the best possible network with the highest quality of service, and make sure that everyone in the UK can be connected. Visit Openreach.

Salumanus is a Polish distributor of optical transceivers, network switches and xWDM systems. Over the last 15 years we have built strong competencies in network technologies providing solutions for fiber, wireless and copper networks. As a Value-Added Distributor we offer products with advanced technical support, on-site assistance and extensive warranty services. In our own Optical Networks Laboratory we perform product tests and develop new solutions. Find out more on their website.

ISPA prepares response to DCMS Consultation

With the publication of the Government's Statement of Strategic Priorities to Ofcom just prior to the first broadband subgroup meeting of the year there was a lot to discuss with the membership. ISPA is now preparing a response to this consultation through the subgroup and will be following the progress closely as DCMS seek to implement the policy direction set out in the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review. We issued this press release following the DCMS publication.

We also issued this press release on the Ofcom Annual Plan 2019/20.

ISPA Conference 2019 - Securing Network Rollout and Integrity
Early Bird tickets now on sale!

   kindly hosted by

22nd May 2019, 9am-2pm
sponsored by

  

This year's Conference theme is Securing Network Rollout and Integrity and the panel sessions will ask what is next for business broadband, how can barriers to broadband roll out be busted in a collaborative way and is DNS over HTTPS going to lock ISPs out of their networks?

ISPA members can claim one free ticket per company, please contact admin@ispa.org.uk to reserve yours.  For more tickets or anyone else, please purchase the tickets now and save up to £100 in our Early Bird offer.

Early Bird tickets are now on sale here

ISPA Awards 2019

Non-technical testing categories still open for entry!
Whilst all ISP and hosted categories are undergoing technical testing until 31st March, please remember to submit your written submissions!

We are still accepting registrations for VoIP, Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Partnership, Customer Solution, Customer Service, Executive of the Year and ISP PR Campaign for which only written entry submissions are required, to register please email awards@ispa.org.uk

The ISPA Awards are a great way to promote your company. Finalists and winners can publicise their victory through licensed awards logos that can be displayed on all marketing materials, including your email signatures and your website, in the years to come.

The ISPA Awards ceremony is one of the highlights of the ISP calendar for our members where you can meet all your peers and celebrate another successful year in style.

For more information on the ISPA Awards and all categories, please visit our website https://www.ispa.org.uk/ispa-awards/.

The winners will be announced at the gala ceremony and dinner on 11th July 2019.

Find all categories and written entry submission forms here

Click here to view the ISPA Awards sponsorship pack

ISPA Awards Sponsors

To join our sponsors in being associated with excellence in the sector, raise your company’s profile by sponsoring the individual categories. The sponsorship is going fast so contact us today to secure your preferred category. The benefits include free tickets to the awards ceremony, your company's profile in mailouts to the wider tech community, your logo on the press releases, ISPA website, social media promotions, a full page advert in the awards brochure, roll out banner at the reception and many more...Email awards@ispa.org.uk if you are interested.

ISPA DNS over HTTPS Workshop, March 21

ISPA is organising a workshop for ISPA members and policymakers to understand and discuss the potential impact of DNS-over-Https (DoH).

DoH has the potential to pose a significant change to the way in which ISPs run and manage their networks. The session will educate members, Government and policymakers about the potential challenges presented by this technical change.

RSVP to admin@ispa.org.uk if you’d like to attend.

Novatech Connect and WightFibre join ISPA

ISPA is delighted to welcome two new members who joined us in February.

 

Novatech Connect - Internet designed for education, we deliver safe, secure & reliable internet packages for schools & trusts across the UK, without compromising on service or reliability.

WightFibre is a network broadband operator based in Cowes, Isle of Wight serving the Isle of Wight. Founded in 2001, WightFibre is now upgrading its' network to a full fibre network serving around 60,000 homes on the island

ISPA in the Press

This month our press release about Ofcom's Annual Plan was picked up by uSwitch, telecompaper, thinkbroadband and ISPreview, who also published our press release on DCMS SSP report here.

Partner Events

ISPA is media partner of the following events: Smart Home Expo, taking place on 26th and 27th March at NEC in Birmingham, book your free tickets here.

Customer & User Experience Expo and Call & Contact Centre Expo, both taking place on 27th and 28th March at the Excel in London. Both events are free to attend.

We are also partnering with IoT Tech Expo Global 2019 in April, Intelligent Automation and AI In Insurance Europe 2019  in May and Connected Britain in June.

For all partner events details and exclusive discount codes for ISPA members, please visit our website.

 

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