A new office will need broadband internet access and telephone service

Moving premises: broadband and phone

When moving premises to a new office, you will need to consider what to do with your broadband and telecoms systems. A relocation can be the perfect time to upgrade. You may wish to switch to an FTTP connection or a fibre leased line, along with a future-proof telephony solution such as VoIP (Voice over …more

A business with a heavy demand for bandwidth is likely to need an ISP offering fibre broadband or leased line products

Is a leased line cheaper than broadband?

A fibre leased line is ideal for businesses needing a reliable, constant connection. As it uses a dedicated 1:1 connection, a leased line can be allocated to an organisation for their sole usage, without the problems that can arise due to line contention. In contrast, typical ADSL and fibre broadband connections will be subject to …more

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Telecoms systems for dental offices

The telephone remains a crucial point of contact in any dental practice. Whether you’re scheduling or cancelling appointments, dealing with emergencies or communicating with suppliers, it is essential for dental offices to operate an efficient, reliable phone system. If you are currently considering a new phone solution for your dental office, there are several suitable …more

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Optimising broadband for online gaming

Ask any member of the online gaming community and they will confirm that reliable broadband is essential. Whether you’re playing the odd game in your spare time or consider yourself to be a pro – having an internet connection that is slow or prone to cutting out will inevitably lead to frustration. It is widely …more

BT PSTN and ISDN telephone and internet access switch off

What does the end of Openreach PSTN and ISDN services mean for business phone systems?

Communications technology has drastically advanced over the years, and this continues to be the case. In terms of telephony, BT Openreach has committed to the ending of PSTN and ISDN services by 2025. Announcing the switch-off date now means that businesses have a number of years to implement alternative phone solutions. Aside from representing a …more

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What makes the best FTTP provider?

When on the hunt for a new fibre-optic broadband provider, it’s important to make an informed choice. If you’ve already decided that FTTP (fibre to the premises) is the right broadband solution for you (and you’ve confirmed that it’s available in your area), then the first bit of hard work is done. Now you must …more

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What is the fastest internet speed in the UK?

No matter what you use the internet for, we all want to have access to the quickest possible connection. Whether you’re looking to download films, enjoy online gaming, or simply need to get online for work, a fast and strong connection is essential. Internet speeds in the UK are rising as the technical infrastructure is …more

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Cheapest fibre optic broadband for small businesses

With a huge range of providers, packages and broadband options, it’s easy to find looking for the best, and most cost effective, fibre optic deal for your small business slightly daunting. However, with a little guidance and research, finding the cheapest and best quality broadband deal is relatively simple. No matter the size of your …more

VoIP phone handset on boardroom desk

Affordable phone systems for small businesses

Implementing the right phone solution is vital to any business, big or small. Whether it’s to build and maintain relationships with clients – or to internally connect employees – a reliable voice system remains essential to the day-to-day running of your corporate operations. Finding the right solution largely varies from business to business and depends …more

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