News

The latest news reports on business telecommunication system developments and issues faced by the communications industry.

Have you gone back to the office yet? Do you want to?

Posted on 16/09/21

The way we work has significantly changed over the last 18 months thanks to Covid. All businesses, in all industries, of all sizes have been affected – some more than others. How we work, operate businesses and communicate with each other, clients and suppliers has never been more under the spotlight or vital in order […]

NMBS Exhibition

Posted on 10/09/21

Well, we did it, after a very long wait we attended the NMBS exhibition!!! Thank you to everyone who visited our stand and took the time to have a chat with Iain and Andy about our Business Communication package specifically for Builders Merchants. For anyone who couldn’t make it you can still find out how […]

The countdown is on to the 2021 NMBS Exhibition!

Posted on 26/08/21

We’re almost ready for the NMBS Exhibition and are looking forward to meeting up with old friends, valued customers and new faces now we can start returning back to something like normal. We’ll be on Stand 285 so why not pop along and say hello. We’re proud to be preferred supplies to NMBS Members and […]

What is SoGEA Broadband?

Posted on 22/07/21

SoGEA stands for Single Order Generic Ethernet Access. Until now you needed to have a traditional phone line installed to deliver broadband to a home or office, but SoGEA broadband doesn’t run over a phone line; instead, it uses the same fibre/copper network without the WLR (Wholesale Line Rental = Phone line) element. SoGEA is […]

We’ll be at the NMBS Exhibition in Sept

Posted on 17/06/21

The NMBS Exhibition is the UK’s Leading Exhibition for independent building, timber, plumbing and hardware merchants. This year it will be held at Coventry Building Society Arena on Wednesday the 8th and Thursday 9th September we’ll be there on Stand 285. We’re proud to be preferred suppliers of Telecom Solutions to NMBS Members and look […]

What is a Contact Centre?

Posted on 01/06/21

If we say “Contact Centre” what comes to mind? Lots of people sat in an office on phones trying to sell you ‘stuff’. They are call centres, not contact centres – this is a common misconception and the two are very different. A contact centre is single system that links up the different channels you […]

FTTP Exchange Upgrades

Posted on 29/04/21

In December 2025, the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) will be switched off and all services migrated to IP or mobile-based products. In the lead up, as Openreach upgrades the UK’s digital infrastructure, Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) products will be shut down in certain parts of the country. Following Openreach’s announcement of the two pilot […]

Which type of broadband do I need for my business?

Posted on 15/04/21

Argh! Why is the internet so slow?? Does that sound familiar? We’ve all been there, one minute you’re quite happily getting on with your work and then the internet grounds to a halt so you can’t download or upload your data or worse it happens during a video call/online meeting. To say it’s annoying and […]

New Office!

Posted on 04/03/21

We’re in our new offices – yeah!! The offices are coming together nicely and we’re settling in – we can’t wait to be able to invite you in for a look around and a cuppa 🙂 Our new address is Unit 4 Capitol Close, Capitol Park, Barnsley S75 3UB