Doing our bit for charity.

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, News

Just doing our bit for Barnardos – All businesses need connectivity of some kind right?. Be it ADSL, Super Fast Fibre, Mobiles and Mobile data, 3G and 4G, M2M SIMs, Ethernet Fibre, EFM, Leased Lines, Wide Area Network, Hosted Voice and VoIP, Business or Retail WiFi…. you get the idea. If you are a business wanting a professional comms review … Read More

Is it time to review your business internet?

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, Internet access, News, Security

IT infrastructure costs can spiral when companies don’t pay attention to what they are spending on. There are very few jobs these days where staff do not need a new computer, laptop or device at least every couple of years. As technology evolves and the importance of staying connected increases so too do the associated costs. What’s more, the emergence … Read More

Telecommuting on the rise

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, News

Employers and employees across the world are embracing telecommuting as an integral aspect of workplace dynamics. With a greater understanding of the needs of work/life balance and improvements in connectivity, companies are opening up to the fact that telecommuting can help drive growth and profitability. The days of bosses expecting staff to be tied to their desks from 9 til … Read More

BT Shop

Chris HunterUncategorized

If you are considering upgrading your connectivity it is very likely that you may also be thinking about upgrading some of your equipment too. Whether you are looking for a new computer for the office, gaming peripherals for the kids, tablets, storage devices, displays, or networking products to get your home or business connected, then visit our friends over at BT … Read More

What happens if your line goes down?

Chris HunterUncategorized

Imagine the scene: You’re in the office. There’s ten of you, all on the phones and using the internet. Your customers come in for their meetings. They like your offices because you let them have access to your Wi-Fi so while they wait they can check their emails and get on with business. Your team has just moved everything onto … Read More

Wireless Leased Lines

Chris HunterInternet access

  The landscape for wireless connectivity is changing significantly. Wireless connections are usually associated with a particular property, not a method used to direct internet connections to it. However revolutionary technology means that internet connections, particularly over what is known as ‘The Last Mile’ can be wireless too. Here we look at something that could be a real game changer … Read More

Web-Service Challenges for Local Authorities

Chris HunterCustomer Service

Delivering quality online, demonstrating transparency and being smarter with budgets is a key challenge in 2016 for all organisations and especially public sector. Today’s Local Authorities strive to ensure all their on-line services are delivered to a consistently high standard but there are so many variables involved, not all of them within their control. From checking rubbish collection to special … Read More

The Growth of the Internet of Things

Chris HunterGeneral Interest, Internet access

All around us things are being brought to life. Lamp-posts, coffee machines, cars, you name it, it’s starting to get connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the world we live in rapidly. Management Consultants McKinsey and Co estimate that by 2020 50bn items will be connected by the Internet of Things, valuing the market at about £6.3 trillion … Read More

Internet Speeds: What does it all mean?

Chris HunterInternet access

Download, Upload, 10 Gig, 6 Meg, 8Mbps … sometimes when we are out delivering support to customers we can see their faces glaze over as we talk in industry terminology. It’s useful to have an understanding of some of the technical terms when considering your internet connectivity so here is a quick glossary of what everything means. Downloads As the … Read More