Cities to share £100 million extra investment in high speed broadband but does it go far enough?

It was an announcement that many businesses had expected, but the proposal to invest a further £100 million in high speed broadband and Wi-Fi for 10 major cities and an additional £50 million in similar development for smaller towns left many businesses and industry experts distinctly underwhelmed. The Chancellor, George Osbourne, made the announcement in […]

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4G service might be arriving on your mobile handset sooner than planned

4G has been the talk of the communications and technology sector for months now, and its launch has been hugely anticipated. Ofcom had previously suggested that the launch of the next generation 4G would probably not be rolled out until somewhere around the end of 2013 and summer 2014.

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What advantages can a VoIP communication system bring for small businesses?

VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is becoming increasingly popular with all types of businesses. VoIP phone systems convert regular telephone calls into digital data, and deliver voice communications over the Internet, or a packet-switched network. VoIP phone services have become increasingly sophisticated, and fortunately the initial teething problems of the technology seem to have been […]

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Utilising VoIP strategies and incorporating ‘green’ video conferencing technology will improve business efficiency claims the Chartered Institute for IT

More businesses are likely to implement voice over internet protocol (VOIP) services this year as councils in the UK begin to roll out their plans for superfast broadband. The councils have received backing from the government which wants to see UK businesses compete on an equal footing with their European counterparts, and has pledged over […]

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