The Internet of Things – Looking into the Future

The Internet of Things isn’t a new concept. In fact it’s been around since the first internet connected toaster was developed by two entrepreneurs and revealed at Interop in 1990. However the hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart technology is building apace with real commercial benefits beginning to emerge. But what exactly…

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Vodafone and BT clash over G.fast broadband

Vodafone have hit the headlines again as they’ve become embroiled in another competition row with BT. Evidently Vodafone wrote to Ofcom to complain about Openreach’s trials for 330Mbps G.fast broadband technology. According to Vodafone, the trial has broken Ofcom’s stringent rules requiring a prior consultation to occur before tests begin. This is only the latest…

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New regulations prevent misleading broadband ads

After the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) called for greater transparency in broadband advertisements, a list of changes has been implemented which will ensure that broadband firms clearly state contract prices in their adverts. The rules were first announced back in May. However, companies appealed for more time, in order to comply with the new regulations….

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Head in the Clouds or Pure Business Sense?

For the past couple of years RHM has seen a massive migration to cloud based telephony, particularly SME’s. 2 years ago 75% of RHM’s customers were using traditional on site equipment whereas that figure has now flipped on its head, with 2016 showing 73% of RHM’s client base utilising cloud based telephony. What is cloud…

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What advantages does VOIP offer business?

If you’re running a business with more than one phone line, it’s quite likely that you’re using a traditional PBX (Private Branch eXchange) phone system, connected via ISDN. It’s a bit like having your own mini telephone exchange in your building. These sorts of systems have been popular since the earliest forms of them were…

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