What is a Contended Line? 

When browsing for new broadband for your business you will likely come across the words ‘contended’ and ‘uncontended’, but what do these mean? Understanding these is important and is something your provider should explain to you. There is nothing worse than having misguided expectations leading to disappointment.  Contention and contention ratios are very often overlooked by […]

What is a Local Area Network (LAN)? 

Your Local Area Network (LAN) is an important part of your organisation. It is how your devices interact with each other internally. The way your LAN is set up can affect how well your connection performs. Your LAN components can be a reason you are not getting the maximum benefits of your new ultra-fast broadband […]

What is a 4G Backup and Why it’s Important 

A 4G Backup can help your business avoid downtimes when your main connection fails. You might wonder why it’s so important. According to Merchant Machine just 1 hour without the internet would cost the UK economy £68 million.  Have you ever taken the time to calculate how much it costs your business each year when […]

WiFi problems? Globe2 can help!

We’d like to congratulate Oliver for completing the Ubiquiti Enterprise Wireless Admin UEWA UniFi Training Course and obtaining the UEWA Certification. What is the UEWA Qualification? The Ubiquiti Enterprise Wireless Admin (UEWA) is a qualification that covers the support, installation and everything related to providing a range of Ubiquiti managed devices to provide wireless connectivity […]

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 […]

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 […]

Independent networks provide realistic alternative to openreach

For a long time Openreach has enjoyed a near monopoly on our network connections – no matter if you use Plusnet, BT, TalkTalk or any other provider, chances are they run have over the Openreach network. the only other option has been Virgin Media. This is starting to change, with independent networks putting in place […]