UC Advanced - issue #6


Gamma Communications Acquires EnableX emphasising the delight in welcoming EnableX

Gamma Communications has made a significant move in the technology communication services sector by announcing the acquisition of the EnableX Group. This strategic acquisition encompasses three prominent channel businesses: Pragma, Techland and Candio. The partnership is marked by a shared excitement between Gamma Communications and EnableX, underscoring a strong cultural alignment based on principles of openness, loyalty and trust. The development not only expands Gamma’s channel portfolio but also positions the company for strategic growth in the Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) sector. EnableX, a key player in cloud communications and a prime provider to the UK wholesale channel, brings valuable assets to Gamma’s arsenal. Will Morey, CEO of EnableX, expressed enthusiasm about the union, highlighting how the portfolios of both companies align seamlessly, especially in the UCaaS space. Daryl Pile, Managing Director of Gamma Business, echoed these sentiments,

into the Gamma Group. The acquisition is expected to significantly broaden Gamma’s channel portfolio, offering enhanced opportunities for partners to accelerate their growth. Pile also emphasised the importance of the cultural alignment between EnableX and Gamma, built on principles of openness, loyalty and trust. The acquisition further strengthens Gamma’s relationship with Ericsson-LG Enterprise, a leading business communications vendor. Patrick Johansson, CEO at Ericsson-LG Enterprise, expressed enthusiasm about the enduring partnership and the shared success in the UK market with the iPECS Unified Communications portfolio, including iPECS Cloud. Johansson looks forward to continuing this success in collaboration with Gamma. Both Gamma Communications and EnableX Group anticipate providing further updates on the acquisition in due course. This strategic move positions Gamma as a prominent player in the evolving landscape of UCaaS and underscores the importance of cultural alignment in successful business partnerships.

Daryl Pile Managing Director



Sky appoints Amber Pine as Managing Director of Connectivity

Amber Pine has been appointed as the Managing Director of Connectivity at Sky, taking charge of both Sky Broadband and Sky Mobile. This strategic move reflects Sky’s commitment to enhancing its focus on connectivity, especially with Sky Mobile emerging as the fastest-growing mobile provider in the UK. In her expanded role, Pine will be responsible for leading Sky’s connectivity strategy, overseeing commercial and P+L management, managing propositions, handling marketing initiatives, and ensuring smooth product delivery across both broadband and mobile platforms. Pine, who previously led Sky Broadband, brings a wealth of experience to her new position, having served in senior leadership roles within Sky, including Managing Director of the Broadband team and various Commercial Director roles for Sky

TV. Her versatile leadership background, encompassing Sky Glass, Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, Sky Store and entertainment channels, positions her as an ideal candidate for this integrated role. The newly formed Connectivity team will unite the forces of Sky Mobile, the fastest- growing mobile provider in the UK, and Sky Broadband, one of the country’s largest broadband brands. This collaboration aims to deliver a seamless connectivity experience for consumers, incorporating the latest technology innovations. Sophie Ahmad, Chief Consumer Officer at Sky, commended Pine’s leadership, emphasising the success of Sky Broadband and Sky Mobile under Amber and Paul’s guidance. The integration of these teams underscores Sky’s strategic focus on connectivity, a vital component for the connected future both at home and beyond.

Amber Pine Managing Director of Connectivity




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