Broadband Guides & Advice

Can I use home broadband for my business?

Can I use home broadband for my business?

On: Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
If you’ve got your own business, getting it set up online is rapidly becoming less of a choice and more an absolute necessity. While you can run a Facebook store from your mobile, if it’s getting more serious and you’re adding staff, ...
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Mobile broadband: A Beginner's Guide

Mobile broadband: A beginner’s guide

On: Thursday, 15 June, 2017
Here are the best deals you can get on mobile broadband: it’s just wireless internet, allowing you to stay connected wherever you are. Whether you’re using a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet, you can stay connected to high-speed...
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What is 5G and how do I get it? 2

What is 5G and how do I get it?

On: Thursday, 20 April, 2017
5G is the fifth generation of mobile networking technology, slated to become commercially available by 2020. The first generation, now known as 1G, began in the 1980s with the first wave of mobile phones. We’ve come a long way since then...
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How does the internet work? Connected world

How does the internet work?

On: Wednesday, 5 April, 2017
The internet is often thought of as a cloud – an abstract ‘place’ that websites float around in. In reality, the internet is a physical thing made of computers and wires – lots of wires. The computers that make up the intern...
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What broadband speed do I need?

What broadband speed do I need?

On: Tuesday, 4 April, 2017
One of the most-searched for phrases when it comes to the internet is: ‘What broadband speed do I need?’ It’s no surprise, really, because connections in the UK can vary wildly from a piffling 2Mbps to a whopping 1Gbps. T...
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Phishing: Beat the scammers and protect yourself with the latest tips

Phishing: Protect yourself to beat the scammers

On: Thursday, 23 March, 2017
It is a sad fact of today’s interconnected world that we will all encounter cybercriminals who try to steal our money and identity with phishing scams. These fraudsters bring misery and frustration to thousands of people every year and ...
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What is buffering and how can you reduce it?

What is buffering and how can you reduce it?

On: Monday, 25 March, 2013
The word ‘buffering’ is one that you may encounter quite frequently when you are attempting to stream video content online. It can be very annoying, but there are ways you can reduce it considerably. What is buffering? Buffering is bas...
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Broadband Jargon Explained

Broadband Jargon Explained

On: Monday, 24 May, 2010
The broadband market is filled with jargon, perhaps to a greater degree than any other industry and so for first time users it can be difficult to navigate the mess of buzz words and broadband slang.  If this describes your feelings on the...
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