Comtek In The Press

Below you will find some recent press pieces that feature Comtek.

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BBC Breakfast, May 2017

Comtek Group CEO Askar Sheibani’s appearance on BBC Breakfast, May 30th 2017 – highlighting UK skills shortage and lack of emphasis on the digital economy from political parties in the run up to the UK General Election 2017.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGcos21anNQ


Financial Times, October 2016

Brexit views divided between hope and fear
https://www.ft.com/content/35ef6620-75ab-11e6-bf48-b372cdb1043a


IT Pro Portal, August 2016

Q&A: E-waste and business growth in the UK
http://www.itproportal.com/2016/08/01/qa-e-waste-and-business-growth-in-the-uk/


Covered (Go Compare), June 2016

What will Brexit actually mean?
http://www.gocompare.com/covered/2016/524507/what-will-brexit-actually-mean/


Information Age, June 2016

Will Brexit cause a Techxit? 10 ways Britain’s EU exit will affect technology
http://www.information-age.com/industry/uk-industry/123461651/will-brexit-cause-techxit-10-ways-britains-eu-exit-will-affect-technology


Engineering and Technology Magazine, June 2016

Will Brexit lead to ‘Techxit’? What does the vote mean for UK engineering?
http://eandt.theiet.org/news/2016/jun/brexit-techxit.cfm


International Business Times, June 2016

UK tech bosses speak out on Brexit ‘gaping wound’ – but say Fintech offers a silver lining
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/uk-tech-bosses-speak-out-brexit-gaping-wound-say-fintech-offers-silver-lining-1567287


The Independent, June 2016

EU referendum letter: 1,280 business leaders sign letter backing Remain
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/eu-referendum-brexit-letter-remain-barclays-anglo-american-a7094811.html


The Times, June 2016

British business ‘benefits massively from EU’
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/d872e66c-37d3-11e6-92b0-ed83f2a0360d


Tech Dragons, June 2016

Brexit: The impact on Wales and its tech scene
http://techdragons.wales/brexit-the-impact-on-wales-and-its-tech-scene/


Financial Times, June 2016

Brexit doubts prompt employers to turn to temps
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/557e9e04-1780-11e6-b197-a4af20d5575e.html#axzz4FcjJBqxY


IT Pro Portal, April 2016

BT holds on to Openreach: A step in the right direction?
http://www.itproportal.com/2016/04/08/bt-holds-on-to-openreach-a-step-in-the-right-direction/ 


Daily Post, February 2016

Deeside firm to create 15 jobs at new 60,000sq ft warehouse
http://www.dailypost.co.uk/business/business-news/deeside-firm-create-15-jobs-10833379 


Total Telecom, February 2016

Comtek launches decommissioning service
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?ID=492570&G=1&C=4&Page=0 


Real Business, December 2015

Are your business rates set to change in 2016?
http://realbusiness.co.uk/article/32513-are-your-business-rates-set-to-change-in-2016 


Growth Business, November 2015

Devolved business rates: power to local communities or a race to the bottom?
http://www.growthbusiness.co.uk/news-and-market-deals/business-news/2498001/devolved-business-rates-power-to-local-communities-or-a-race-to-the-bottom.thtml 


Bdaily, November 2015

Autumn Statement/Spending Review – Comtek CEO comments
https://bdaily.co.uk/opinion/25-11-2015/autumn-statement-spending-review-comtek-ceo-comments/ 


Enterprise Nation, November 2015

The EU: Do small businesses want to stay or go?
https://www.enterprisenation.com/blog/posts/the-eu-do-small-businesses-want-to-stay-or-go 


Tech Dragons, October 2015

When a Welsh business crosses the pond to Silicon Valley
http://techdragons.wales/when-a-welsh-business-crosses-the-pond-to-silicon-valley/ 


Fibre Systems, August 2015

Sorrento extends repair service to Nortel customers in North America
http://www.fibre-systems.com/product/item/sorrento-extends-repair-service-nortel-customers-north-america 


Computer Business Review, July 2015

To be or not to be: 6 industry insights on BT-Openreach split – Industry insight from Comtek CEO Askar Sheibani
http://www.cbronline.com/news/telecoms/carrier/to-be-or-not-to-be-6-industry-insights-on-bt-openreach-split-4629014 


economia, July 2015

Fit for lending – competing for funding – Comtek CEO Askar Sheibani comments
http://economia.icaew.com/business/july-2015/fit-for-lending-issue-seven/ 


Tech Dragons, July 2015

Business with a conscience – Comtek CEO Askar Sheibani discusses
http://techdragons.wales/business-with-a-conscience/ 


Bdaily, July 2015

Comtek CEO Askar Sheibani Comments on UK Summer Budget 2015
https://bdaily.co.uk/opinion/09-07-2015/uk-summer-budget-2015-comtek-ceo-comments/ 


Light Reading, May 2015

Comtek Revives Sorrento for Another Run
http://www.lightreading.com/optical/dwdm/comtek-revives-sorrento-for-another-run/d/d-id/715597? 


Comms Business, March 2015

Sorrento and Azzurri Enter Agreement
http://commsbusiness.co.uk/news/sorrento-and-azzurri-enter-agreement/ 


Computer World UK, December 2014

Tech industry calls on George Osborne to invest in IoT and cut business rates in today’s Autumn Statement  http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/public-sector/3589465/tech-industry-calls-on-george-osborne-to-invest-in-iot-and-cut-business-rates-in-todays-autumn-statement/ 


Financial Content, September 2014

Comtek Acquires Sorrento IPR and Trademarks  http://markets.financialcontent.com/stocks/news/read?GUID=28250848 


IDG Connect, September 2014

Q & A Comtek, CEO: Entrepreneurialism  http://www.idgconnect.com/abstract/8728/q-a-comtek-ceo-entrepreneurialism-wales 


European Communications, July 2014

How to sustain employment growth in the telecoms sector. hhttp://www.eurocomms.com/features/opinion/9978-opinion-how-to-sustain-employment-growth-in-the-telecoms-sector 


Vanilla Plus, July 2014

In the 3G slow lane as EE gets ahead of itself. http://www.vanillaplus.com/vp-featured/ 


Total Telecom, July 2014

Ofcom’s new repair regulations should apply to all network operators, says Comtek CEO http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?ID=486841   


Light Reading, July 2014

Eurobites: Red-Letter Day for Roaming Charges. http://www.lightreading.com/mobile/eurobites-red-letter-day-for-roaming-charges/d/d-id/709691?_mc=RSS_LR_EDT  


Information Age, June 2014

UK labour market: Closing the skills gap. http://www.information-age.com/  


Real Business, May 2014

UK labour market: Closing the skills gap. http://realbusiness.co.uk/article/26613-uk-labour-market-closing-the-skills-gap  


NetComms Europe, May 2014

Building Britain’s appetite for repair. Netcomms-Europe-Vol-4-Issue-3 


The Guardian, March 2014

Rare earth metals: tech manufacturers must think again, and so must users. http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business  


Fresh Business Thinking, March 2014

Budget 2014: What YOU want. http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/news.php?NID=21851   


Small Business co.uk, March 2014

Budget 2014 – How will business be served best. http://www.smallbusiness.co.uk/news/outlook/2457537/  


Growth Business, March 2014

The Budget 2014 predictions: UK business leaders join the debate. http://www.growthbusiness.co.uk/the-entrepreneur/business-leaders   


BBC News, February 2014

Deeside Enterprise Zone advert rejected again in Manchester area. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-26121926  


Fresh Business Thinking, February 2014

Wrexham Business Entrepreneurship Network. http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com/news.php?NID=21473#.UygS_kLV9eZ   


Real Business, January 2014

A Brit in Brazil. http://realbusiness.co.uk/article/25322-a-brit-in-brazil 


Fresh Business Thinking, January 2014

Askar Sheibani, CEO of IT and telecoms repair company Comtek, believes that there are small but significant steps which businesses should already be taking, such as repairing equipment to enable re-use.Comtek Boss Makes a Virtue of Re-Use. http://www.freshbusinessthinking.com