NEW VOIP LICENCE AVAILABLE NOW

We are proud to announce that we have released a new user licence for our VoIP Phone System which is a cheaper alternative to our Unlimited UK calls licence. What is the new licence? Our new ‘Basic Licence’ is ideal for small businesses in the UK who don’t need an inclusive call bundle and only need basic […]

Every Meeting Online (EMO) by Default

Microsoft will be enabling the Every Meeting Online (EMO) feature by default. Support for their partner online meeting providers will also be added. For those who do not have Microsoft Teams or Skype enabled, all meetings created in Outlook will include a link to a default partner online meeting add-in. This only applies to Microsoft […]

Meetings Online: New Teams features will improve experience

Microsoft shared a number of updates in a January ‘What’s New in Teams’ blog. We think you will welcome many of the features coming to Teams. Those working from home or shared offices are likely familiar with some of the challenges that come with video meetings. Read on to find out what are some of […]

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 […]

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 […]

VoIP DDoS Attack on UK ISPs

Voipfone has been experiencing ongoing Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks periodically since last month and is currently experiencing another one. What is a DDoS attack? A DDoS attack works by intentionally overloading a server or an end-user with a mass of data requests from multiple devices. These devices are often a part of large […]

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 […]

Openreach FTTP: 79 new Exchanges in Tranche 6 stop sells.

Starting November 1st 2022, orders for non GEA-FTTP products will be rejected for the following premises that have Openreach FTTP availability and a coverage of Ultrafast greater than 75%. What does a Stop Sell mean? Openreach uses the term Stop Sell to indicate they will no longer sell certain products. It is important to distinguish […]

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 […]