Calls from abroad showing a UK number to be blocked

It has been widely reported that UK networks have agreed to block calls originating from abroad when the caller id is showing a UK number in an effort to tackle the growing number of scam calls. It is said that roaming would still be allowed, so someone with a legitimate UK number would be able […]

CityFibre FTTP business broadband is coming to Leicester

The independent network operator CityFibre is continuing it’s roll-out of Fibre To The Premises (FTTP) in the Leicester area, with business broadband of up to 900 Mbps upload and download speeds achievable. Unlike the residential option already in circulation, the service comes with a static IP address and a service level agreement. Currently we can […]

Tech support scams targeting Windows 10 users

Microsoft warns its users as increasingly sophisticated scams become more prevalent. Falling for one can cost you dearly. On top of financial costs, threat actors could also obtain sensitive information. One such scam is a professional looking Pop-Up claiming your device is compromised. It prompts you to call a fake call centre number. Once in […]

Beware: paid ads in search results may contain malware

Clicking on paid ads in your search results could cost you a lot. You could fall victim to MosaicLoader malware when trying to download software. When infected, your machine becomes part of a network that the attackers can use to further infect your machine. Due to its capabilities, the impact can be staggering. Threat actors […]

New: Cloud Phone System + Cisco Webex

We are pleased to announce that our Cloud VoIP Phone System now integrates with Cisco Webex. Webex boasts an elegant UI design with offering enhanced features for your business. Watch the video below: The Cisco Webex app can be used as a softphone app you can make and receive calls on or it can be […]

Windows 365 – IT solution to the hybrid work model?

Microsoft recently announced their Windows 365 service. A new cloud service allowing businesses to use Windows 10 or Windows 11(once available) in a new revolutionary way. Windows 365 allows users to stream a full operating system from the Microsoft cloud, securing and storing information on the cloud rather than the device. This new way to […]

551 new locations announced in Openreach FTTP rollout

Openreach has today announced the next 551 locations to be included in it’s FTTP upgrade programme, with a target of reaching 25 million premises by December 2026. FTTP (Fibre To The Premises) is the next generation gigabit capable broadband service being rolled out by Openreach as a replacement to the old analogue phone line and […]

How to order broadband without a postcode

OpenReach, which provides the infrastructure for the majority of the nation’s internet connections, uses the Royal Mail postcode database when ordering broadband – if your property isn’t listed, you can’t order broadband with any of the major suppliers as they all use the OpenReach system. Some common examples of reasons why your property may not […]

Businesses Unprepared for the Analogue Phone Switch Off

A recent survey conducted by Spitfire has found that 46% of businesses are unaware that their analogue phone and ISDN services will be switched off by December 2025 by Openreach. The survey of 400 businesses also reported that 83% of businesses are unaware when their services will be switched off, and 77% haven’t prepared for […]

What is a hunt group and how should businesses use them?

A business phone system that comes with advanced call routing features such as hunt groups can be an important asset for your staff and customers. Being able to route calls easily and quickly can improve efficiency of your staff and help your customers get hold of you more easily. What is a hunt group? A […]