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Keeping pace with the property boom

Keeping pace with the property boom

As the UK housing market faces an ongoing boom, there’s one profession that’s certainly rushed off its feet — estate agents. Stamp duty breaks and a rush for larger homes have meant this industry is working faster than ever to meet demand. So, how can communications...

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Don’t get stung by roaming charges this summer

Don’t get stung by roaming charges this summer

We’re sure you've heard about the changes to roaming charges for many UK customers. We’ve put together a handy checklist of where and when Brits are and aren't covered to make sure all of our customers, whether they are travelling for business or pleasure, avoid any...

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Your PSTN switch off preparation checklist

Your PSTN switch off preparation checklist

The Public Switch Telephone Network (PSTN) has formed the basis of the UK’s telephony infrastructure since the first phone lines were installed back in 1875. It is still used to connect calls by transmitting analogue voice data — all business landlines use the PSTN....

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Is your business ready to go mobile-first?

Is your business ready to go mobile-first?

Internationally-recognised digital product leader Luke Wroblewski said in his 2011 guidebook, Mobile First: "Mobile devices are our true personal computer: always with us, connected to the network, and filled with new capabilities for getting things done”. But have...

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Addressing the digital skills gap in Britain’s SMEs

Addressing the digital skills gap in Britain’s SMEs

Britain’s SMEs are facing a crisis. In a time where everything possible is transitioning to digital, SMEs are struggling to acquire sufficient skills to benefit from constantly evolving digital technologies. Here, Kristian Torode, Director and Co-Founder of IT...

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The latest device upgrades landing this spring

The latest device upgrades landing this spring

With spring just around the corner, perhaps it’s time to freshen up your mobile device? Whether you’re team Apple or team Android, both contenders have upgrades hitting the shelves. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra For Android aficionados, the latest addition to the Samsung...

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The benefits of using VoIP as a small business

The benefits of using VoIP as a small business

You’ll have heard us talk about Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) before, but you may not know exactly what it is, or how it can benefit your business. Understanding VoIP VoIP refers to a new type of phone system — one that works via the internet. Traditional phone...

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Is 2022 ready for 5G?

Is 2022 ready for 5G?

According to Ericsson, the number of 5G mobile subscriptions worldwide will reach 1 billion in 2022. Boosted by operator rollouts, the launch of more compatible handsets and super strong demand in regions such as China and North America, it seems like mass 5G adoption...

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Whats coming to comms in 2022?

Whats coming to comms in 2022?

Subject: What’s coming to comms in 2022? The custom of making a resolution in the New Year has been around for thousands of years, although it hasn’t always looked the same. The first people to make resolutions, 4,000 years ago, did so in March as part of celebrations...

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Leased lines explained

Leased lines explained

A shift towards hybrid working, increased use of digital channels and the rise of new technologies means that businesses rely on the internet now more than ever. A reliable, high-quality connection is a non-negotiable for efficient operations across all industries,...

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FTTP and SOGEA: what businesses need to know

FTTP and SOGEA: what businesses need to know

~ How both services will aid the transition to a copper-free network ~ The public switched telephone network (PSTN) switch off is scheduled for 2025, and will mark the end of the copper-based telephone network. In the lead up to the switch off, businesses must...

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Stop Sell Explained

Stop Sell Explained

The full fibre rollout is going full steam ahead, with Virgin Media O2 recently announcing that it will deploy full fibre across its network by 2028. We’ve already covered what the switch off of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) will mean for businesses,...

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