SSL/TLS Certificates being revoked by Let’s Encrypt

A non-profit organisation named Let’s Encrypt has recently stated its plans to revoke a number of improperly issued SSL/TLS certificates. Let’s encrypt helps people obtain SSL and TLS certificates for the their websites. SSL/TLS: What is it and why you should use it? SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a security protocol. The purpose of SSL […]

Why you should invest in good Web Hosting

Did you know most people will first search up your business online before deciding to buy from you or use your services? This means your website is quite literally your first impression. A bad website will drive away heaps of potential customers. Recent events have shown how important it is for businesses to adapt and […]

The PSTN Network is no longer viable: Here’s Why

The PSTN Network is reaching the end of its life, but why? In this article we will explain what PSTN means and why it is closing. We’ll also suggest few ways you can start preparing. PSTN meaning and origins The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) provides the necessary infrastructure and services for public communication. It […]

FTTP Broadband coverage expanded in Peterborough

CityFibre UK will be expanding their FTTP Broadband coverage across the Cambridgeshire city of Peterborough. Thousands of new homes and businesses will be able to benefit from their gigabit-capable network. This new expansion is part of CityFibre’s larger deployment project. They aim to hit the milestone of 1 million premises reached by the end of […]

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 […]

FTTP Exchanges Stop Sell Update

Openreach confirmed changes to the following exchanges due to complex build issues. Exchange name Exchange location Exchange code Original Tranche Original date Updated Tranche Updated stop sell date Woodgate Birmingham CMWDGT Tranche 2 05-Oct-21 Tranche 4 29-Apr-22 Eastham Wirral LVEAS Tranche 2 05-Oct-21 Tranche 3 25-Jan-22 Rickmansworth Three Rivers LWRIC Tranche 2 05-Oct-21 Tranche 3 […]

86 new FTTP exchanges announced by Openreach

Openreach has announced plans for the exchanges (listed below) to enter a stop-sell on the 2nd August 2022 as part of FTTP (Fibre To The Premises) rollout. What is a stop-sell and how will it affect my business? Stop-sell notices are issued by Openreach when an exchange has over 75% of customers have ultrafast broadband […]

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 […]

FTTP Business Broadband | What Is It?

Are you looking for a higher speed broadband connection for your business? If so FTTP Broadband is just the product for you offering speeds of up to 1Gb. In this guide, we will explain what FTTP is and how it is useful for businesses. You will also be able to use our availability checker to […]