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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apple users urged to install new security update

Apple released important security patches in iOS 14.8 following reports of new spyware exploiting a serious vulnerability in the iMessanger service. The “zero-click” spyware allowed hackers to access devices through the iMessanger service without any input or knowledge from the user. Citizen Lab said the security flaw has been exploited to plant spyware on a […]

Teams mobile support ending for devices running iOS 13 or lower

Microsoft will be ending support for devices running iOS 13 or lower. You need to upgrade to newer versions of iOS. Microsoft also encourages users to upgrade to the newest version of Teams if you are running builds older than 1 year. Key Points Microsoft will begin ending support in early October and expects to […]

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 […]