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Moving Office

Whether your moving office because your expanding or your moving simply because your current lease has ended you will have a hundred and one things to consider. Your data and telecoms requirements may not be top of your list to check out. However not checking the availability of data and telecoms at your new premises […]

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What is Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)?

Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) is a newer type of broadband which uses fibre optic cables to help increase the speed of your broadband connection. Fibre optic cables can transfer data quicker than the copper cables that other types of broadband use. Fibre to the Premises is often referred to as ‘super-fast broadband’ or ‘next-generation broadband’. […]

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A history of the telephone

Telecoms and Data Timeline

1837 Cook and Wheatstone demonstrated their telegraph to the directors of the London and Birmingham Railway between Euston and Camden Town. 1870 The network of private telegraph companies was nationalised, and operations were taken over by the Post Office. 1876 Edinburgh born inventor Alexander Graham Bell spoke to his assistant in the next room using […]

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A history of the telephone

A History of the Telephone

The person who is most widely credited for inventing the telephone is the Scotsman Alexander Graham Bell. Born in Edinburgh, Bell emigrated to Canada and then moved to Boston, USA in 1872. Bell was a teacher for the deaf, which led him to become interested in the production of sounds. This led to a study […]

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What is GDPR?

GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation which came into effect on the 25th May 2018. Many of the GDPR’s concepts and principles are similar to those contained in the current Data Protection Act, so if you comply with the law now you will have a good point to start from. The GDPR places greater emphasis […]

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End of ISDN?

BT have proposed fixed dates to withdraw ISDN2e and ISDN30e. For a number of years the number of ISDN channels has been decreasing as businesses come to upgrade their systems or look to solve technical issues of working across multiple sites or keeping in touch with remote employees. Businesses have looked at the options available and […]

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