Plusnet has today announced the appointment of Andy Baker as its new CEO.
Andy will be based at the company’s Sheffield headquarters and will now take full responsibility for the commercial, operations and service performance.
Joining Plusnet from BT, Andy has for the last two years been the CEO for BT Wi-fi, managing five million hotspots in the UK, with locations ranging from residential properties through to significant, corporate sites such as Starbucks, Hilton Hotels and Barclays Bank.
Prior to this, Andy was the Commercial Director for TV and Gaming at BT having previously worked across a range of businesses including: Dixons Stores Group; a Virgin start-up company; The Post Office and the house builder, George Wimpey. More…
Cyber Monday, dubbed ‘Mega Monday’ here in the UK, is taking place next week, where a whopping £500 million is expected to be spent by people using their broadband internet to shop online ahead of the impending Festive period. This follows ‘Black Friday’, which you may have heard about in the news today, which is the biggest shopping day of the year in the US. So what is Cyber Monday and what is all the fuss about? Plusnet finds out.
A recent online survey conducted by Plusnet via social media has found that one in five people admit to using their mobile internet to cheat on pub quizzes, highlighting that it is not Mr Smith that is the lynchpin of the team but in fact Dr G.OOgle and his associate Mr B. Ing. This revelation follows on the back of our survey earlier this year that found that 63% of Dads used the internet to help kids with their homework. So what other admissions did our survey uncover?
As the special 50th anniversary show of Doctor Who is set to air tomorrow, we have conducted a study to find that the tales of the time travelling hero make us feel most proud when it comes to British TV.
Despite some claims that TV standards are dropping, over two thirds of Britons are proud of the content our TV industry produces, with a clear top five TV shows coming out as cream of the crop.
Last night, members of the Plusnet team headed off to York Racecourse to attend the annual York Press Business Awards.
As we reported earlier in the week, Plusnet sponsored The Best Business and Community Link Award this year and last night we presented the accolade to Pocklington Arts Centre, a thriving venue in a small market town in North Yorkshire. The venue is run through a support network of 300 volunteers and is attracting international acts from the world of music and comedy, to perform at the centre – a massive congratulations to the team there and long may your success continue!
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