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Inward Investment In County Durham

Opening up links to the thriving UK and European economy.

Communications Sector Factsheet

The Communications sector is defined as a mix of fixed-line, cellular, satellite and internet based services. County Durham strengths lie in the research, design and development of mobile communication services, broadcast and internet services, biometric systems and terminal equipment.

The dramatic nature of growth in this sector means research and investment are strong. This is further encouraged by development already in place in County Durham in such areas as high speed optical detectors, telematics and commercial telecoms applications.

The UK cyber security market, currently worth around £2.8 billion, is expected to be one of the largest markets over the next two to three years.

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  • Peter Rippingale

    Peter Rippingale

    Business Development Director (Interim) and Inward Investment Manager
    Call 03000 265509

Did You Know

  • The Hitachi Rail Europe factory area is equivalent to over 6 football pitches and used over 2000 tonnes of steel in the building.
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Inward Investment News

Train firm to create skilled jobs as it expands into County Durham

A TRAIN company is to open a large production site in County Durham and Show Details
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Inward Investment Case Studies

ResQ

Fast-growing customer contact firm ResQ will create 1,200 jobs in one of County Durham’s Show Details
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Commercial Property In County Durham

See map below for Business Durham’s commercial properties.