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[12 NOV 01] NO GOOD NEWS EXPECTED FROM MARCONI

Maroni logoInvestors are bracing themselves for more bad news when Marconi releases its interim financial results tomorrow.  MORE

[15 OCT 01] MARCONI OUTLOOK BRIGHTER

Marconi logoThe market has reacted well to Marconi's latest Trading Update issued today - with the share price reaching over 28.3p by the close from a low of 13.5p just a couple of weeks ago.  MORE

[02 OCT 01] MARCONI ON THE BRINK

Marconi logo ?Marconi moved even closer to stock market annihilation on Monday as its shares plummeted another 25% to a low of 13.5p.  MORE

[04 SEP 01] MORE DOOM FOR MARCONI

Marconi - Job CutsMarconi's chairman and chief executive have resigned after the company issued its second profit warning in two months and announced a further 2,000 job losses.  MORE

[03 JUN 01] CISCO POISED FOR MARCONI TAKEOVER

Cisco / Marconi logosA Sunday newspaper has reported that US IT giant, Cisco, is poised to make a takeover bid for Marconi.  MORE

[13 MAY 01] WARWICK UNI MOVES AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

University of Warwick KoanA new £5 million research centre that will be at the cutting edge of new technology is to be housed in Coventry.  MORE

[10 APR 01] MARCONI JOB CUTS HIT COVENTRY

Telecomms giant Marconi has rocked the city with the announcement of major job cuts.  MORE

[28 MAR 01] MARCONI SHARES SLIDE DESPITE £20m DEAL

Coventry firm Marconi has seen its share price continue to tumble, despite announcing contracts with over £20 million with Chinese firms.  MORE

[27 FEB 01] MARCONI MAN BRINGS MUSCLE TO CITY CENTRE 

Cupid has been spreading the air of romance in Coventry today to help the city get in the mood for Valentineís Day.  MORE

[26 FEB 01] CHINA PROVINCE TO BE LINKED UP BY MARCONI

Coventry firm Marconi is to bring multimedia technology to more than 100 million people after securing a contract to supply a network in China.  MORE

[13 FEB 01] MARCONI TIES UP SOUTH AFRICAN DEAL

Coventry firm Marconi has won a contract to improve the performance of the national network of one of South Africa's biggest telecoms operators, Transtel.  MORE

[09 FEB 01] UNI BUOYED BY MARCONI'S ENTERPRISING MOVE

Coventry Universityís new Enterprise Centre has made a prestigious catch by signing up electronics giant Marconi to the new building.  MORE

[31 JAN 01] BOOK MARKS MARCONI'S ATLANTIC LEAP CENTENARY 

Coventry firm Marconi has published a book revealing the story of the first ever radio signal to be transmitted across the Atlantic to mark the eventís centenary.  MORE

[29 JAN 01] BALTIC BLISS FOR MARCONI AS SDH SPREADS

Engineers working for Coventry-based Marconi will soon have snow on their boots after winning a contract to help upgrade telecoms in the Baltic state of Estonia.  MORE

[23 JAN 01] HIGH-FIBRE MARCONI DIET TO REPAIR WEAKEST LINK

Coventry-based Marconi is to supply a German electricity company with a network capable of repairing itself within a fraction of a second of a break occurring.  MORE

[11 JAN 01] MARCONI SNIFFS OUT NEW CONTRACT IN COLOGNE

Coventry-based Marconi has landed a £6 million contract to expand the network of a German telecommunications operator using fibre-optic technology.  MORE

[10 JAN 01] MARCONI GETS GREEN LIGHT FOR JOBS SPREE

Work is shortly to begin on Marconiís £200 million new site that will bring thousands of jobs to Coventry and provide a spaceage gateway to the region.  MORE

[08 JAN 01] ICELAND GOES ON-LINE WITH MARCONI

Coventry-based Marconi has won a contract to supply Iceland's capital city with high-tech telecommunications equipment.  MORE

[05 DEC 00] NEW DEGREES FOR TALENTED ENGINEERS

A scheme that allows firms such as Marconi, BMW and Land Rover to put trainee engineers through a degree course is to be extended.  MORE

[04 DEC 00] MARCONI WINS £20m CONTRACT FOR COVENTRY

Marconi has won a £20 million order for optical fibre equipment for Denmark, which will be built at its Coventry base.  MORE

[29 NOV 00] MARCONI'S £6bn BULGING ORDER BOOK

Marconiís order books are bulging, with £6 billion of work brought in to the company and profits and turnover have soared.  MORE

[21 NOV 00] JOBS TO COME TOGETHER IN ELECTRONICA DREAM

New jobs are to be lured to Coventry by piggy-backing off Marconiís new investment in the city.  MORE

[16 NOV 00] MARCONI GETS SPANISH CONNECTION GOING

People living in Spain will soon get access to high-speed voice and data services and the internet following work by Marconi engineers based in Coventry.  MORE

[11 OCT 00] MARCONI TO GO ON THE NASDAQ

Marconi is to join the rollercoaster ride of the dot com companies by listing its shares on the topsy-turvy Nasdaq. MORE

[05 OCT 00] MARCONI JOBS SENT AWAY FROM COVENTRY

Jobs are to go from Coventryís Marconi plant after the company decided to transfer its manufacturing to other firms. MORE

[14 JUN 00] MARCONI BRING IN THE BACON WITH NEW DEAL

Coventry-based Marconi  has secured another top-notch international deal to provide a high-tech network in Denmark.  MORE

[26 MAY 00] MARCONI IN RACE FOR £30m ARENA NAME

Coventry Cityís new arena will be named after a major multi-national company in a £30 million deal Ė and one of the frontrunners is a city firm.  MORE

[23 MAY 00] NEW CENTRE INCREASES MARCONI SUPPORT

Marconi today unveiled a purpose-built secure Network Operations Centre to give telecommunications operators all over Europe 24-hour support.  MORE

[15 MAY 00] NEW COVENTRY MARCONI JOBS CONFIRMED

Trade and Industry Secretary Stephen Byers and Marconi boss Lord Simpson have confirmed that thousands of new jobs are coming to Coventry.  MORE

[15 MAY 00] MARCONI MOVE WILL ATTRACT TOP STAFF

Marconiís new development in Ansty will attract the best graduates in the country to the firm.  MORE

[12 MAY 00] MARCONI TO CREATE 3,000 NEW JOBS IN COVENTRY

Up to 3,000 jobs are to be created in Coventry as part of a massive expansion by Marconi Communications.  MORE

[10 AUG 99] MARCONI GAINS IN AUSTRALIAN MOBILE PHONES

Marconi Communications will supply Siemens Australia with the latest in SDH technology for its turnkey contract with Vodafone.  MORE

[29 JUL 99] MARCONI WINS MAJOR CONTRACT IN LATVIA

Latvian national telecommunications operator, Lattelekom, has ordered the world's most advanced telecommunications system from Marconi Communications.  MORE

[23 JUN 99] SINGAPORE SUCCESSES FOR MARCONI

Contracts topping £13m, which will help prepare Singapore for the communications "datawave", are announced today by Marconi Communications, along with plans to create a Singapore-based regional centre for sales and support operations.  MORE

[18 JUN 99] £2.5m MARCONI PACKAGE FOR POWERNET

Manchester-based Powernet Telecom has ordered a £2.5m package of equipment from Marconi Communications to drive its expansion as a national supplier of telephony, Internet, data and multimedia network services.  MORE

[14 JUN 99] MARCONI LINKS EUROPE & ASIA WITH SDH HIGHWAY

The Russian city of Ekaterinburg, the traditional gateway between Europe and Asia, has ordered an SDH (synchronous digital hierarchy) transmission and management system from Marconi Communications in a deal worth $1 million.  MORE

[08 JUN 99] MARCONI TAKES OFF IN USA

Later today in the United States, Marconi Communications will announce its arrival into the US telecoms market - the world's biggest - with orders from major telephone network operator BellSouth for its industry-leading customer access equipment.   MORE

[27 MAY 99] NTL SIGN £15M DEAL WITH MARCONI COVENTRY

NTL, the rapidly expanding provider of communications and entertainment services to business and domestic users, has signed an eight-year deal with Marconi Communications of Coventry to support key parts of its network.   MORE

[21 MAY 99] TELEWEST TRIUMPH FOR MARCONI

A prestigious contract to boost the efficiency and performance of the Telewest telecommunications network, while also creating new services for its customers, has been won by Coventry-based Marconi Communications against fierce international competition.   MORE

[05 MAY 99] MARCONI IN US$10M CHINA PROJECT

The Marconi Communications' joint venture company, Shanghai GPT, has been awarded a series of new contracts by the Chinese Ministry of Railways (MOR), as part of a programme of works called 'The Sixth Railway Project'.   MORE

[27 APR 99] AIRFORCE ESTABLISH NEW SYSTEM WITH MARCONI

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNAF) is to fully integrate its national military communications systems by linking key sites across the country with a new strategic Command and Control Network provided by Marconi Communications in Coventry.   MORE

[21 APR 99] LONDON TUBE AWARDS CONTRACT TO MARCONI

Maintenance of London Underground's new service control centres at Neasden and New Cross - responsible for controlling train operations on the Jubilee and East London Lines - has become the responsibility of Marconi Communications under a contract worth over £13 million.   MORE

[12 APR 99] MARCONI WINS £100m ORDERS FOR ROMANIAN MoD

The Romanian Ministry of Defence has placed orders worth more than £100 million with Marconi Communications for a new, integrated military communications system to be used throughout its army, navy and air forces.  MORE

[12 APR 99] BULGARIA MILITARY ORDERS £36m MARCONI SYSTEM

The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence has ordered a fully-integrated tactical communications package worth £36 million from Marconi Communications, as part of a programme to make the systems used by its armed forces compatible with those used by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) members.   MORE

[08 APR 99] CHINA CHOOSES MARCONI FOR MOBILE UPGRADE

Marconi Communications of Coventry has won a new order for SDH (synchronous digital hierarchy) equipment from Dalian UNICOM, the Chinese network operator serving the country's second biggest port of Dalian, to enhance the capacity of its mobile phone network.   MORE

[26 MAR 99] MARCONI CELEBRATES RADIO WORLD FIRST

The global information age was born exactly 100 years ago tomorrow, when Guglielmo Marconi sent the first radio message from one country to another.   MORE

[25 MAR 99] MARCONI'S 100m CARD TECHNOLOGY MILESTONE

Sales of GPT Card Technology's Coventry-manufactured telephone cards to Oman have topped the 100 million mark following a £2.5m contract announced today with the country's telecommunications network operator GTO (General Telecommunications Organisation).  MORE

[17 FEB 99] ORDERS WORTH $50M FOR MARCONI COVENTRY

Marconi Communications of Coventry, the telecommunications arm of GEC, has strengthened its position in the Middle East and the United Kingdom with orders from the GTO (General Telecommunications Organisation) in the Sultanate of Oman and from Cable and Wireless Communications.  MORE

[18 JAN 99] SURF'S UP FOR MARCONI COVENTRY IN £4M PROJECT

Marconi Communications has won a £4 million contract to install digital exchange and SDH (synchronous digital hierarchy) transmission equipment which will help ScottishTelecom to reap the benefit of its recent acquisition of Demon Internet, one of the UK's leading Internet Service Providers.  MORE

[14 JAN 99] COVENTRY FIRM ATTACK US$100M BRAZIL MARKET

GPT Payphone Systems a division of Coventry-based Marconi Communications, and DARUMA, Brazil's leading payphone supplier, have signed a collaboration agreement to enable them to attack the US$100m Brazilian payphone market and other opportunities in South America.  MORE

[13 JAN 99] COVENTRY IT MANAGER WINS AWARD

Kim Dennis, IT Specialist Skill Group Manager with Marconi Communications, Stoke, Coventry, today won the prestigious title of 1998 Young Woman Engineer of the Year.  MORE

[12 JAN 99] MARCONI COVENTRY WINS RUSSIAN CONTRACT

Marconi Communications of Coventry has won what is believed to be the first-ever contract to supply the latest European standard mobile radio technology in the Russian Federation.  MORE

[06 JAN 99] MARCONI WINS £29m ORDER FOR AWACS UPGRADE

Marconi Communications of Coventry has won a £29 million order as part of a comprehensive modernisation of the AWACS (Airborne Warning And Control System) aircraft operated by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation).  MORE

[21 DEC 98] Highlands And Islands Get Superhighway

[26 NOV 98] GPT Win £6m BT Contract

[23 NOV 98] NTL Invests In Massive Roll-Out With Marconi

[17 NOV 98] Singapore Tunes To Marconi Radio

[03 NOV 98] New £26m Deal For Marconi

[27 OCT 98] Coventry Technology Rings Up World First

[13 JAN 98] First Contract for GPT in Yemen

[19 DEC 97] Tricia Aims to be Young Woman Engineer of the Year
 

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