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Darkside Animation (a Coms plc Group Company) Make Their Debut on BBC

LONDON, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Darkside Animation, acquired by Coms plc back in December 2013, teamed up with the BBC in producing visual effects for a 3 part production, "Our World War".

August 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. This three-part series reveals the real-life experiences that soldiers had to endure during this time. The special and visual effects used throughout the drama series will enlighten younger viewers about the conditions and love lost between soldiers at this time, and for others, bring back memories of loved ones.

Studio Director at Darkside Animation, Simon Percy said, "We were delighted that the BBC approached us to be involved in this production. The experience for us has been fantastic and we hope that viewers will be able to lose themselves in the drama and really understand how courageous these soldiers were and see what they went through during this time."

The first part of Our World War aired on Thursday 7th Aug but is available on catch up; the second part continued on 14th August and the third on 21st August at 9pm on BBC3 and BBC3 HD.

http://www.coms.com and http://www.darksidestudios.uk/

Established in 2005, Coms is a market leader in providing end-to-end telecommunications and IT services to businesses within the UK and Europe.

Part of the Coms Plc group which was founded in 2000 and listed on the London Stock Exchange, AIM market, Coms offers a range of business solutions, from hosted VoIP telephony to smart buildings and broadband.

Since establishing, Coms has completed a number of successful acquisitions including their acquisition of Redstone (Redstone Converged Solutions Ltd) in Nov 2013. This partnership has allowed them to strengthen their portfolio with the provision to offer IT support, business infrastructure and data centre and smart building solutions to their customers.

Unlike most suppliers, Coms owns and operates a UK-based Carrier Class platform and does not rely on third part providers.

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