5 best business broadband options available in 2022 

Business Broadband options are rapidly changing in the UK. As new and better technologies are developed older ones are often being phased out. Knowing your options well is important in making an informed decision about which is best for your business.   Although all serve the purpose of connecting you to the internet, the technology used […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Voice over IP (VoIP) features you’ll certainly find helpful

One of the main benefits of a Voice over IP (VoIP) system is flexibility. A wide variety of features make it suitable for almost all working environments. Do you or your employees work remotely? VoIP provides a flexible and reliable way to stay connected that traditional phone systems don’t. Stay connected wherever you are With […]

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 […]

Telephony facts you may not know, but may find interesting

The death of analogue phones is approaching rapidly. As you may know the Openreach PSTN Switch Off is happening in December 2025. This means traditional telephony lines will no longer operate. Many services still depend on phone lines, this means you will have to upgrade those before the switch off happens. In celebration of the […]

Which is the best VoIP solution and what to look for?

Every UK phone line will be migrating to VoIP by 2025, so what should you look for in a new system? We suggest looking at what you specifically need from your VoIP solution. You will surely need the ability to make and receive calls. However, other things, like being able to record calls may not […]

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 […]