VoIP Phone Setup Guide

This is our step by step guide to setting up and transferring your phone to Voice over IP. There are a number of one time costs to setting up VoIP and transferring your number (a process called Porting), but once setup the monthly savings are considerable compared with a Landline...

Ethernet Services

Ethernet Access Direct is a leased line product delivering dedicated bandwidth direct to your property. There is no contention or sharing, just pure internet access at the speed you select.   Ethernet services will require a new Fibre Path back to the nearest Aggregation Node, this distance and complexity will...

Fibre Broadband on Demand

Most areas with FTTC coverage have the option to request a bespoke Full Fibre build at their own expense. Openreach Fibre on Demand is delivered via FTTP and GPON but is built just to the local Distribution Point (DP). Fibre on Demand is only available as a fixed 300Mbps Download...

Fibre Broadband

Full Fibre from Openreach (excluding Ethernet Circuits) is delivered via FTTP using a technology called GPON. This is a shared fibre service with a passive splitter generally serving 32 properties. Each property can select from a range of speed profiles and unlike Copper Broadband, the selected speed is delivered regardless of...

Copper Broadband

Copper broadband for lines connected to a FTTC cabinet (green roadside cabinet) If your copper line length is below 3000m and is able to support FTTC service, ie FTTC is available in your location, this is the product for your business line. FTTC / VDSL varies dramatically with distance from the cabinet,...

Legacy Copper Broadband

ADSL2 based broadband for lines not connected to a FTTC cabinet. If your copper line length is over 3000m and is unable to support FTTC service or FTTC is not available in your location this is the legacy product for your business line. We only suggest ADSL2 for the most basic requirements,...

Broadband Technologies – Cable

If you are unfamiliar with the journey from the mid 1980's to the creation of Virgin Media, I'm afraid a simple blog post is going to struggle to cover every detail because the story is a mess of names and mergers, of debt and equity. But we'll try to cover...

Broadband Technologies – ADSL

Everyone's taking about Full Fibre, politicians, BT, rival ISP's and newspapers. Right now there is a big debate in the High Court over what can be called Fibre and what can't. Why does it matter?If you rewind time just 20 years Internet Access was pretty simple... Dial Up Internet -...

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