Commsworld forms new partnership with Northumberland rural broadband expert Alncom

Commsworld forms new partnership with Northumberland rural broadband expert Alncom Commsworld, the UK’s largest independent network provider, is partnering up with rural broadband expert Alncom to transform digital networks and infrastructure throughout Northumberland. The Edinburgh-headquartered company is joining forces with Alnwick-based Alncom to give businesses and organisations in the remotest parts of the county the […]

Alncom makes pledge to support armed forces community

Counting over a third of their staff as former armed forces personnel, it’s a pledge that is close to the company’s heart. Staff with an armed forces background include Andy Maylett (Royal Corps of Signals), John Parker (4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards), Tim Bendix (Coldstream Guards), Tony Hadfield (Royal Artillery) Ryan Thompson (Royal Engineers), Elliot Baird (Royal […]


North East rural broadband experts Alncom, who are based in Alnwick, Northumberland have received a boost of funding from strategic investors and telecom experts Railsite Telecom.  The partnership will rapidly develop Alncom’s footprint in rural broadband across the region and is a real success story for the local community, with increased investment and jobs.

Alncom Success Story- Ingram Valley Full Fibre

The Village of Ingram was originally part of a community fibre project and then, after completing the two villages at the start of the project, Ingram was de-scoped and left with no hope of recieving fibre broadband!

Alncom Success Story- Fallodon Full Fibre

This beautiful part of the county, with a wide mix of residential properties and business’s, suffered from slow broadband speeds and, as a direct result of our sales team’s efforts, Alncom were asked to be involved. It was not just the farming community that were suffering though. This area is also home to an eclectic […]

Alncom Success Story- Ellingham Full Fibre

Half of the village of Ellingham has Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) connections but, as is so typical in rural areas, the other half, and most of the surrounding area, had to rely on antiquated copper connections resulting in painfully slow broadband speed.

Alncom Success Story- College Valley Hybrid Broadband

In the summer of 2019, Catherine and Stephen learned of a government scheme to support installation costs for gigabit-capable broadband in rural areas through the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (GBVS) and were able to approach Alncom to access the funding. Gigabit-capable broadband was installed along the valley through a hybrid system of full fibre and […]

Alncom Security Tips – Don’t Reuse that Password!

Today, data breaches are more common than ever. A data breach is a leak of sensitive or confidential information, whether intentional or unintentional. It is almost a guarantee that at least one of your passwords, past or present, has been exposed by a data breach. When passwords are exposed, hackers can buy them for a […]

Are you protected against cyber-attacks?

Twitter suffered one of the biggest cyber-attacks in history last week. Several high-profile Twitter accounts, including Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, and Elon Musk, were breached simultaneously promoting a cryptocurrency scam urging millions of followers to send money and in return offering a larger payback.  Twitter has stated it was a “coordinated social engineering attack” against […]

New major package to support online learning

Education Secretary announces that vulnerable and disadvantaged young people across the country will receive free laptops. Disadvantaged children across England are set to receive laptops and tablets as part of a push to make remote education accessible for pupils staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak. The plan is part of a new push to […]