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Full fibre: everything you need to know

Full fibre: everything you need to know

You’ve probably heard of full fibre. In fact, ultra-fast internet is probably something you quite like sound of — who wouldn’t want best-in-class download speeds? 🏃🏻 There’s something you need to know, though. There are two types of full fibre broadband, and it’s...

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Dedicated Internet Access with Vodafone

Dedicated Internet Access with Vodafone

Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) is a private high-speed Internet connection for exclusive use by your business, also known as a leased line. With DIA from Vodafone, you’ll never have to share your connection or compete with consumer traffic thanks to an uncontended...

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Goodbye 3G 👋

Goodbye 3G 👋

On 28 February 2023, Vodafone commenced the retirement of its UK 3G network by switching off 3G across the Plymouth and Basingstoke areas, as part of plans to switch off the entire network by December 2023. It’s not alone — EE, Three and O2 are also phasing out the...

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Navigating Rising Costs

Navigating Rising Costs

We understand that businesses are currently facing difficult times, with many companies still recovering from the hit of reduced operations over the past couple of years. And with global inflation continuing to be a challenge in 2023, businesses are still battling...

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Vodafone Business UC with Ring Central

Vodafone Business UC with Ring Central

Crystaline are proud to announce that we will be launching Vodafone's latest UC product in collaboration with Ring Central, coming later this year. Vodafone Business UC with RingCentral is our flexible unified communications solution that helps you shape your world of...

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Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S23

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S23

Calling team Android — Samsung’s highly-anticipated Galaxy S23 series will soon hit the shelves. As expected, the series is packed full of impressive tech features: 🔋Epic battery life 🏎 Super-fast charging 📸 Triple rear camera 💪 Maximised power and performance...

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What can we expect from tech in 2023?

We’re just a few weeks into 2023, and already we’ve encountered espionage balloon incidents, discovered the unnerving capabilities of ChatGPT and learned way more about Prince Harry than we ever bargained for. The world of business communications, thankfully, is...

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Are we finally in the 5G era?

Are we finally in the 5G era?

We know, 5G’s been around for some time. Most people with a relatively up-to-date smart device have probably tapped into 5G at some point in the past couple of years, even if they haven’t realised. However, it’s been well-documented that 5G’s rise in the UK has been...

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A New Years resolution you need to commit to

A New Years resolution you need to commit to

New year, new you already feeling a little old? You’re not alone, a 2021 study found that around two-thirds of people quit their resolutions just a month after making them. But while you may not read 52 books this year, or take up running, or up your water intake,...

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The end of the SIM card

The end of the SIM card

Remember floppy disks? Nowadays, we wouldn’t dream of storing our data on such a bulky storage device. In fact, even the humble USB stick’s use is dwindling as everything heads to the cloud. But we all still use SIM cards, don’t we? Not for much longer — Apple has...

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Keeping your children safe in the digital age 🧑‍💻

Keeping your children safe in the digital age 🧑‍💻

With the school holidays fast approaching, most children will be spending more online, using the internet to keep in touch with friends, play games and spend time on social media. We’ve collated our top tips to tips to keep children safe online during the summer...

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📢 The Google Pixel 7 is here 📢

📢 The Google Pixel 7 is here 📢

The latest smartphone upgrades to hit the shelves — the Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro — are now available through Crystaline. Available at a similar price point to last year’s Pixel 6, what are the new features of the Pixel 7 that could elevate your business...

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