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

SChool telephone communication system handset

Best phone system for schools

It’s essential for all schools to have a reliable phone solution. From liaising with parents and carers to arranging clubs and school trips, school staff require a constant line of communication. Tighter budgets have become an everyday reality for most schools, so its vitally important that allocated funds are not wasted on an inefficient phone …more

Construction worker using walkie-talkie radio for communication

Walkie-talkies for construction sites

Walkie-talkies have progressed a lot since their invention during the Second World War. A portable two-way radio system is still perfect for use in many workplaces, particularly construction sites where communication between workers is paramount for safety. Over time, the walkie talkie market has become increasingly saturated, making it hard to pin-point the ideal system …more

Close up of fibre optic cable strands carrying signals as light

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

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

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

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

Telecom Faults

There are things in our lives that don’t cause us any stress until they stop working. Like your fridge breaking the day before a big holiday meal. The appliance that usually makes life easier is suddenly causing you a great deal of upset and frustration. Sometimes issues can come up with your telecom system, putting …more

Telecoms, I was confused too

I was in primary school when the internet entered my life. I remember clearly when my dad came home with a few large boxes printed in a black and white cow pattern. He asked me to guess what was inside of them and I honestly replied with, “Cow Meat?” How was I to guess it …more

Benefits of VoIP for Small Businesses

What is VoIP? Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a type of technology that allows users to make calls over the internet rather than the conventional Digital and Analogue phone system. VoIP works by converting sound into data that can be transferred over the Internet. Using a VoIP system can have a number of fantastic …more