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4G moves one step closer in the Channel Islands

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has commenced the competition for 4G spectrum bringing it one step closer to the Channel Islands. CICRA has published an information notice announcing the start of the competitive process. The result of the competition will be a number of recommendations on how the spectrum for 4G will […]

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Barclays accelerates fintech opportunities

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tech start-up companies in the Channel Islands still have time to benefit from a major nationwide scheme launched by Barclays and Techstars but they will need to move quickly to meet the approaching application deadline. The Barclays Accelerator will give 10 innovative tech businesses the chance to shape the future of financial services, and firms […]

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4G moves one step closer in the Channel Islands

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has launched a second consultation on spectrum allocation which brings 4G introduction in the Channel Islands one step closer. 4G technology allows for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile devices. This requires specific spectrum which will be awarded in the Channel Islands in 2014. CICRA has […]

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New Microsoft release to bring benefits, but greater need for investment in training, say experts

New Microsoft release to bring benefits, but greater need for investment in training, say experts

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance Group has highlighted the importance of training, if businesses are to get the most out of the latest Microsoft customer relationship management software, Dynamics CRM 2013. The latest version was recently made available for on premise, online (in the cloud) and partner-hosted deployments and is designed to offer businesses an enhanced experience, promoting […]

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C5 Alliance Group’s Marc Lainé believes incubator projects will benefit island economy

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance Group’s Marc Lainé has expressed a hope that a tech business incubator initiative launched recently by the company will be a useful precursor to the Commerce and Employment Department’s plans for a digital start-up incubator in St Peter Port. C5 Alliance Group’s incubator service offers the use of existing facilities at Itex House, […]

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C5 Alliance Group offers digital start-ups space to grow

C5 Alliance Group offers digital start-ups space to grow

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

C5 Alliance Group has launched a new offering to help launch digital businesses in Guernsey. The IT services and business solutions company is offering the use of existing facilities at Itex House, along with various support services, to encourage entrepreneurs and start-ups. This is particularly suited, but not limited to, those in the digital space, […]

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C5 Alliance Group advises on zero-day threat to Microsoft users

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Microsoft announced yesterday [Tuesday 5 November] that it is investigating private reports of a vulnerability in a Microsoft Graphics component that affects several older versions of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Lync. Known as a zero-day threat, the vulnerability allows attackers to gain the same access rights as the user of a targeted computer. […]

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CICRA re-launches 4G spectrum consultation in the Channel Islands

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

CICRA (the Channel Islands Competition and Regulatory Authorities) has re-launched its consultation into the future allocation of radio spectrum to telecommunication operators in the Channel Islands. The regulator deferred the consultation in May 2012 to give Guernsey’s new Commerce and Employment board time to give detailed consideration to the various issues relevant to the use […]

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Alderney Library is now connected

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

USERS of Alderney Library can now access the internet thanks to Sure. After hearing that the island’s volunteer-run public library could not afford to provide internet access to its users, Sure agreed to provide broadband free of charge. ‘We were very impressed by the passion and commitment of the volunteers at Alderney Library as they […]

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School internet service provision is critical for students

School internet service provision is critical for students

| April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Internet services at Guernsey schools and colleges are set to be reviewed, news that has been welcomed by the technology community. The review has been announced following concern that young people’s education is suffering because of inadequate broadband service access. Marc Lainé, Guernsey Island Manager for technology consultancy C5 Alliance and Chair of the Chamber […]

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