Archives for Telecomms

The big switch off Have you heard about the big switch-off?

By 2025, homeowners and businesses across the UK will lose the humble landline. But don’t fret; you’ll still be able to chat for hours on a traditional handset; you’ll just be connected differently. Let’s dive into the big switch-off. Contents What will happen? What is the ISDN? How to ensure your business is not affected…

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Broadband Glossary

Getting a new broadband deal can be daunting because of the quantity of technical and marketing jargon used by broadband providers. But this is all smoke and mirrors! The truth is as a user of the internet, you only need to understand the basics! Our broadband glossary will help you get there! Just click on…

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Business broadband better than residential Is business broadband better than residential?

Since COVID-19, the boundaries between work and home have become blurred. People across the country spend increasing amounts of time taking work Zoom calls at home in their pyjamas. With more people relying on their home broadband to complete their work, people often ask whether they should upgrade their home broadband to a business broadband…

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What is 5G?

Few understand the disruptive potential of 5G telecom networks. It lets us dream of effectively deploying self-driving cars at scale or giving surgeons the ability to undertake critical surgery remotely and save thousands of lives. But we’re certainly not quite there yet. In this long article, we explain what 5G is, how it works, and…

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A brief history of the internet

At Business Broadband Hub, we are not MIT-trained computer scientists, but we know enough to give you a readable broad overview of how the internet has evolved throughout the years to become the cornerstone of global communications. From its beginnings as an inconsequential local computer network to potentially defining the way we do finance and…

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OneWeb OneWeb: The main competitor to Starlink?

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet constellation has established itself as the premier global satellite business broadband solution. However, few know of their main competitor: Eutelsat-OneWeb, a joint venture with a hybrid satellite system and extensive partnerships with global telecom giants. This article covers everything you need to know about OneWeb. Its owners, satellite technology, history,…

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