Gigabit Broadband

Helen Larkin Blog, Fixed-Line, News, Broadband, Onecom, 5G

The government is planning to spend £5bn on rolling out gigabit-capable broadband to the most remote parts of the UK. Those eagle-eyed amongst you may notice their change in language from their initial ‘full-fibre’ broadband talk a couple of months ago, to the more all-encompassing ‘gigabit-capable’ broadband. This includes 5G and other gigabit-capable networks, alongside […]

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Freelancing – all cupcakes and rainbows?

Sarah Beldon Blog, Mobile, Fixed-Line, Broadband

Today is National Freelancers Day 2019, so we’d thought we’d speak a little about how to address some of the challenges you may face as a freelancer and provide you with some top tips. It’s not breaking news that the trend of freelancing and remote working is increasing. In the UK, the Professional Contracts Group […]

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man SIP calling

ISDN to SIP – what does it mean?

Sarah Beldon Blog, Fixed-Line, Broadband

Traditionally, Integrated service digital network (ISDN) technology allowed inbound and outbound voice calls through a ‘digital’ line – through the internet. But SIP trunking is now replacing ISDN services, which means ISDN will slowly be phased out over the next 5 years. Why? Because it’s better technology. Think 5G replacing 4G, which replaced 3G in […]

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Bring your own device (BYOD) policy

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies: combatting security challenges

Sarah Beldon Blog, Mobile, Fixed-Line, Broadband, cloud

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies very rapidly became a hit amongst smaller businesses and enterprises over the last few years. Where flexible working policies and remote working is increasing in popularity, BYOD gives employees an added layer of convenience as they switch between their work and personal life. Employees bringing their personally owned devices […]

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Changes to UK NGCS call charges

Jason Waterworth Blog, Mobile, Fixed-Line, News

To make it easier to understand how much a call to a non-geographic number costs, Ofcom has introduced some important changes, the details of which can be accessed in full at From 01 July 2015, the following key changes to NGCS call costs apply: Service Numbers (Special Numbers) To call 084, 087, 09 and […]

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