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Business broadband contracts

Strong connectivity is essential for any modern business, and choosing the right broadband service can be as crucial as the business model itself. This comprehensive guide will explore everything you need to know about business broadband contracts. We cover: No contract business broadband contracts Mid-contract rises on business broadband contracts What happens at the end…

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hacker_screen How can my business survive a cyberattack?

While there are no statistics on the number of attempted business cyberattacks, a government survey suggests that as many as 39% of businesses reported attacks in 2022. While most are unsuccessful, the few that succeed force businesses to deploy significant financial and human resources to mitigate the attack and deal with the financial, reputational, and…

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Fibre optic cables Full fibre business broadband

Marketing jargon has clouded the true meaning of fibre optic broadband, leaving businesses puzzled over the benefits of the latest telecom technology. The subject of this article is the only authentic fibre-optic connection: full-fibre broadband. With full-fibre, your entire connection, from the provider’s core server to your router, is powered exclusively by fibre-optic cables. Not…

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Who is KCOM?

If you don’t live in Hull or haven’t traded on the London Stock Exchange in the past twenty years, you probably haven’t heard of KCOM. This broadband provider not only offers full-fibre broadband to 159,000 homes in the North East but also boasts a unique history we’re eager to share with you. Let’s dive in….

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What is cable broadband?

Fibre broadband comes in various forms. There’s full-fibre (FTTP), where fibre optics extend directly from the servers to your premises, and there’s part-fibre (FTTC), where the “last mile” is facilitated by older telephone copper wires. It’s clear which of the two is slower. However, when the “last mile” utilises coaxial cables (traditionally used for Cable…

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Business broadband routers hero Business broadband routers explained

Everyone knows that routers are essential, but few understand what they actually do. In this article, we explain what routers are, why they are important and where they fit into a business broadband network. Check out the shortcuts below if you already know what you’re searching for. Contents Summary What is a router? How does…

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