Paul Lough: From Small Beginnings Fixing Keyboards To MD At Corbel

For Managing Director Paul Lough, Corbel’s strength comes from the people he works with. “Without the amazing people in our teams, Corbel wouldn’t be what it is. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some very talented people, who are doing great things for our customers.” Paul’s journey towards creating Corbel started at 14, when ...

Microsoft Teams has changed the game

  Microsoft Teams has changed the game Microsoft Office 365 offers a host of invaluable apps as standard, and they’re changing the way businesses do, well, business. Microsoft Teams in particular is revolutionising how organisations communicate on projects. It’s the WhatsApp for business and has already gained widespread adoption a cross the business community.   ...

Tis the Season – Support hours

Corbel would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for your business during 2017, we look forward to working with you in 2018. Now that the Festive period is nearly here,  our opening hours over the festive period are detailed below: Thursday 21st December Business as usual Friday 22nd ...

Increase in Openreach scam calls

Phone scams like this have been around for a while, but since the recent WannaCry ransomware attack that afftected many countries across the world, scammers have stepped up their efforts to take advantage of the confusion. It appears that there are some scam calls being made to businesses (and possibly consumers) which appear to originate ...

SIP vs ISDN – What are the advantages?

When businesses are upgrading their communication systems one of the most effective system upgrades is the move to using SIP Trunking. SIP Trunking offers a number of advantages over more traditional ISDN lines, and not only in terms of costs. BT has also announced that they intend to switch off their ISDN network by 2025 ...

BT Openreach Vans

BT and Openreach ordered by Ofcom to separate in ‘legal split’

Ofcom, the UK telecoms regulator, has ordered BT to ‘legally separate’ from its Openreach network division that manages the UK’s broadband infrastructure. The regulator will prepare an official statement for the European Commission to kickstart the separation process. Ofcom had expressed competition concerns with BT in July and said it was proceeding with the move ...

Mitel announces new 6900 series business telephones

Mitel has announced their new MiVoice 6900 Series of ‘Mobile First’ IP Phones. The 6920, 6930 and 6940 IP Phones deliver all the same core features that are available on the current 5300 IP Phone family, but with powerful new enhancements. A new premium look and feel with sleek modern styling, MobileLink mobile integration support, ...

BT Distributor of the Year 2015-2016 award presentation

BT Distributor of the Year 2015/2016 – Winners!

We are very happy to announce that Getech, with the support of Corbel, has won BT’s prestigious Distributor Of The Year 2015/2016 award. Getech have worked incredibly hard to achieve this accolade and we congratulate them on winning it for the fourth year in a row. Guy Watts, Managing Director of Getech responded to the ...

BT reveals BTnet leased line price drop

BT have recently announced a price drop across their range of BTnet leased line products, amounting to some serious savings for business customers looking to take the plunge into the world of high performance internet connectivity. This price drop comes hot on the heels of BT’s successful “2x” campaign giving double bandwidth on certain bearers ...

Is your business connectivity futureproof?

The requirements we place on our data connectivity have increased dramatically over the past ten years. Gone are the days of dial-up connections, broadband ADSL is now the baseline with fibre connections becoming increasingly popular as we need faster and more capable connections. Widespread commercialism of the Internet has meant that as well as sending ...