Finally the mobile telephony wrangle over the iPhone/Smartphone patent has been resolved in favour of Apple. Naturally Samsung intends to contest the jury’s verdict, and will launch an appeal immediately. Google’s take on the legal issue, however, is interesting. Google has said that it does not want the ruling in the Apple-Samsung patent lawsuit to […]
Is Ofcom’s decision to give the Everything Everywhere network the go-ahead to launch its 4G service on its existing spectrum good news for businesses and consumers, or bad news for its fellow network competitors? Well, depending on who you speak to, the answer seems to be both. Ofcom and Everything Everywhere believe that the launch […]
Are there still teething problems with VoIP, or can these be overcome by shopping around for a better quality service?
VOIP (voice over IP) has been around for a number of years now and has largely lived up to expectations, delivering flexible and cost-effective communications that are infinitely preferable to the services provided by traditional telephone systems. Many businesses have switched to VoIP to avoid traditional phone lines and to cut the cost of long […]
It might seem difficult to believe, but there was a time, not that long ago, where you only had 3 means of communicating with another business colleague or acquaintance. You could either call them for a quick chat, write to them if the matter was more complicated, or arrange a face-to-face meeting should the matter […]
Ofcom’s green light to White Space technology could speed up broadband speeds and benefit rural businesses
Ofcom has announced that it is now progressing with its plans to introduce White Space technology to the UK, making it the first country in Europe to do so. This could improve broadband speeds nationally, and be particularly beneficial for rural businesses and communities. The regulator has given the green light to this latest technology, […]
Any small business would ideally like to grow bigger and start to compete with the big players in the market. Until recently, however, smaller businesses struggled to achieve these goals as they did not have the resources available to invest in enterprise communications. The advent of cloud computing, and the availability of cloud-based applications has […]