A farmer using a tablet device to connect to the internet in a rural field using a WiFi broadband connection

Rural broadband: what is the best solution?

Living, working or operating a business in a rural location can sometimes result in experiencing broadband complications. With people not even being able to consistently access their email accounts, let alone stream data, it can be endlessly frustrating. Inadequate speeds, the anxiety over losing a connection and a lack of internet communication are common concerns …more

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Leased lines: advantages and disadvantages

In simple terms, a leased line is an exclusive form of data connection. It is referred to as “leased” as there is a monthly rate for renting a leased line. Depending on your situation, a leased line can be an ideal and high-performing alternative method for data connectivity, especially in a larger business that wishes …more

Construction workers on site

Installing broadband on a construction site

Establishing a broadband connection on a construction site can be challenging. It’s easy to downgrade the importance of gaining internet access if you already have a smartphone with a data plan. Need to share information, why not use the technology in your pocket to call, text or email the other person? That’s great until the …more

Primary school pupils using tablet computers under supervision

Broadband for schools

Setting up an internet connection in a school doesn’t resemble the process involved when subscribing to residential broadband. In addition to the different uses for broadband in an educational setting, the way in which the connection is shared and delivered across the site or sites also needs to be considered. Instead of starting with questions …more

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FTTP broadband – everything you need to know

A revolution in internet service provision is taking place, which has the potential to encourage the growth of emerging technologies and change the ways we choose to work and collaborate. Ultrafast broadband is beginning to provide download speeds and latency times that could lead to data-intensive applications such as virtual reality and real-time telepresence being …more

What Broadband Can I Get?

Comparing broadband deals at the time of renewal can be confusing. There is a plethora of information available online, with providers guaranteeing superfast broadband speeds, different usage allowances, phone and line options and contract lengths. At Structured Communications, we look to answer the common questions we are asked by our clients below: What impacts the …more

Our Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

We are delighted to share the results of our independent customer satisfaction survey. We understand the value of customer satisfaction and our customer’s happiness is at the core of everything we do. We are proud to be an independent telecommunications provider with our own network, and as network providers, we make continuous improvements as our …more

Our Managing Director features in the Sussex Business Times Magazine

This month our Managing Director Chris Dale featured in the Sussex Business Times Magazine’s ‘Ask The Expert’ section. Here, he shared his knowledge on the question, ‘How can businesses benefit from Bonded Broadband?’. Bonded Broadband Bonded Broadband has many benefits including increased speeds, resiliency and affordability and all of these are highlighted in the article. …more

Telecoms at Christmas

Your Christmas Telecoms Survival Guide

The festive season and Christmas is a busy and important time in any business, for many different reasons. Often there are tasks that are overlooked, staff shortages, and either an increase or decrease in business. Whichever industry you work in, you can take measures to make sure your business runs smoothly over the festive period. …more

The 3 Main Security Risks in VoIP

VoIP (Voice over internet protocol) is on the rise and can be hugely beneficial to businesses of any size by significantly improving flexibility, communications and providing cost savings. However, whenever a new technology comes along we often worry about how safe and secure it is, that’s fine, even welcomed as long as we keep things …more