Month: March 2023

The switch off of 2G/3G networks

Posted on: 28th March 2023, by Magrathea

The switch off

The switch off of 2G & 3G networks and the role of Ofcom   The final switch off for 2G & 3G networks is due to happen in 2033; although the actual implementation is up to the mobile network operators so it could be earlier in some areas, Vodafone have in fact started with 3G […]

Magrathea appoint Simon Burckhardt as a non-executive director

Posted on: 16th March 2023, by Magrathea

Magrathea appoint Simon Buckhardt as a non-executive director

Magrathea are delighted to welcome Simon Burckhardt on the board as a non-executive director.  Simon’s career extends over 25 years in telecoms including roles as CEO of Kelly Communications, Managing Director at both Vonage UK and Connexin, and a number of senior roles within telecoms major companies including BT, Telefonica and Ooredoo. Simon also has non-exec roles […]

Employee Profile – Vahed Safizadeh

Posted on: 14th March 2023, by Magrathea

Employee Profile - Vahed Safidazeh

Careers at Magrathea: Vahed Safizadeh – Developer Vahed joined our development team just before Christmas last year. His first real introduction to everyone here was at our Christmas  party, a brave move.  It didn’t put him off though and now Vahed is a valued part of our team of developers who work on improving and […]

International Women’s Day 2023

Posted on: 8th March 2023, by Laura Moore

Celebration of International Women's Day 2023

International Women’s Day 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD) is a day for celebrating women’s equality in all spheres, not just the workplace and as well as for celebration. It is also time to reflect on the battles won and the sacrifices made to get there. The day has been observed in various forms since the […]

The invention of the first ever telephone

Posted on: 7th March 2023, by Hayley West

first ever telephone

In a world where technology is constantly changing we had to mark the anniversary of where, for our sector, it all started. With the invention of the telephone and first phone call by the pioneering inventor Alexander Graham Bell, 147 years ago! A few years after his groundbreaking invention was patented, Bell was quoted with […]

March 2023 Newsletter

Posted on: 2nd March 2023, by Magrathea

Welcome to the latest edition of the Magrathea Newsletter, combining news from Magrathea and around the industry.   IP Migration and life after the PSTN As touched upon last month we are starting to see increasing noise about the PSTN switch off, which is most welcome as awareness has been worryingly low.  We have recently […]