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Fusion Hive enters partnership with Internet Service Provider ASK4

24th August 2015

ASK4 provides high quality fibre internet to multi-tenant buildings, and specialises in the student, business and private rental sector.

The company operates across the UK and also in Spain, Ireland and Western Europe. Its client list includes student accommodation at Birmingham and Leicester Universities, private student accommodation operators Liberty Living and The Student Housing Company, Sheffield based software company WANDisco and the Stanley Grange development in Liverpool.

Fusion Hive is set up with the needs of its creative and digital tenants at its core and ASK4 is already working with tenants to offer them the best possible internet and technology provision.

Fusion Hive, which is managed and operated by Teesside University, gives members the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded businesses and provides access to the University’s significant business networks, expertise and training, as well as sourcing potential funding.

Jon Thornhill, ASK4 Director, said: “We are delighted to be involved in the development and operation of Fusion Hive and we are very much looking forward to the building opening for business.

“We already work with some excellent clients and it is a real boost for us adding the Fusion Hive development to our portfolio.

“This is very much the next step in achieving our plans to build our business, but also ensure the quality of service to our clients.”

Samina Kousar, ASK4 Account Manager, said: “We will be working with each Fusion Hive tenant individually to ensure we will not only meet, but exceed their requirements. ASK4 has the capability to give tenants the best possible opportunity for business growth and development.”

Karen Race, Deputy Director of The Forge at Teesside University, said: “High-quality internet provision is absolutely essential for our clients, many of whom are working at the forefront of technology.

“ASK4 have an excellent track record of outstanding customer service and we are delighted that they will be working with us at Fusion Hive.”

Fusion Hive is part funded by The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The ERDF’s Competitiveness Programme 2007-13 is bringing over £300m into North East England to support innovation, enterprise and business support. It will help create and safeguard 28,000 new jobs, start 3,000 new businesses and increase the productivity by £1.1bn per annum.

Fusion Hive is transforming the way enterprises operate in the region. More than just an office space, Fusion Hive brings together like-minded tenant organisations and gives them the opportunity to network, share knowledge and capitalise on opportunities for growth.

Give your enterprise this opportunity now and join the Hive. Visit or call 01642 384400 for further information.