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Slow broadband speeds: Rural businesses & homes still suffering.

March 19, 2021 |

Slow broadband speeds problem We have a client based in a rural part of Herefordshire/ Shropshire. They suffer from slow broadband speeds. With BT the client is only just getting 1 Mbit/s download speed and only 1 Mbit/s upload speed. To have fibre broadband installed by BT/ Openreach will cost thousands of pounds in additional…

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Gigabit Broadband: An Update

January 28, 2021 |

Gigabit internet access for the UK Back in September, the UK Government unveiled a boost to its Gigabit voucher scheme. As part of their Rural Gigabit Connectivity (RGC) programme to enable businesses and households in rural areas access high quality, superfast broadband through the supplier-led scheme.  The RGC vouchers offer up to £3,500 for small…

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Locked mobile phones to become a thing of the past

November 12, 2020 |

Good news for users of mobile phones, as regulator Ofcom will forbid mobile networks from locking phones in December 2021 In a move that many frustrated customers will embrace, the regulatory body has been looking into the problem since 2018.  Arguing that switching to other operators at the end of their contract was unnecessarily complicated.…

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Now Available From Statcom: Integrated Audio and Video Conferencing

October 30, 2020 |

What many people have known from before lockdown has only been confirmed by the ongoing pandemic. That thanks to the technology and superfast internet available today, working remotely is going to be the way forward and that will rely heavily on audio and video conferencing.  With the structure of the workplace now evolving, so too…

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Landline? It is needed for Superfast Internet isn’t it?

October 21, 2020 |

The Next Industry Shake Up? SOGEA Set to Leave the Landline Firmly in the Past Think about it. When was the last time anyone actually used their landline? It’s become more and more associated with nuisance calls and fraudulent attempts. The landline, once a vital link to friends, family, neighbours and business clients, is now…

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How To Stop Nuisance Calls And Texts

September 9, 2020 |

Nuisance calls and texts are both frustrating and dangerous. The incessant ringing of your phone and suspicious text messages is the most annoying thing about owning a phone. At the same time, these calls and texts could potentially be fraudulent, people pretending to be from your bank or insurance company. In 2018, Aviva commissioned a…

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BT Landline Customers See Price Increase From Today

September 1, 2020 |

From today, 1st September 2020, BT Landline Customers are being switched to a new plan called “The Unlimited Minutes” plan. Around 1.3 million customers will now be switched to this new plan, meaning customers can make as many landline and mobile calls as they want but will pay an additional £54 a year. How Much…

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4G: Does your business have backup 4G? Here’s why you need it

August 7, 2020 |

A 4G backup is the go-to solution. The lifeblood of any modern business now runs through the copper and fibre wires of the internet. Through it, a business can reach out and communicate like never before with it’s customers. The wheels of commerce rely on this digital outreach more than any other channel.  But what…

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Energy for your Business – now from Statcom

July 24, 2020 |

Statcom is pleased to announce that we now offer energy deals for you and your business. Clearly energy costs are on the rise, so why not check out how you can save money on your bills? Statcom are expanding their services and products on offer to provide comprehensive logistic and infrastructure solutions to businesses of…

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80Mb Broadband FTTC vs 1Gb Broadband FTTP

June 30, 2020 |

What’s the difference between 80Mb Broadband FTTC and FTTP broadband and why it matters to you? Telecommunications terminology doesn’t have to be confusing or overwhelming. When looking for high quality internet connections, you might come across these two abbreviations. If you want superfast fibre optic broadband then these two will crop up often. But what…

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