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Mobile Roaming: What Will Happen To Charges After Brexit?

Posted on 29th January, 2020

In June 2017, the European Union scrapped additional charges for roaming on mobile phones when you travel to another EU country.  Roaming is when you use your mobile phone abroad.  Since 2017, UK consumers have, within reason, been able to use the minutes, texts and data included on their mobile...

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Openreach Announces Another 250,000 Rural Premises That Will Get Full Fibre

Posted on 27th January, 2020

More full fibre is always good and with Openreach racing towards its four million premises passed footprint deadline of March 2021 the news today that 250,000 of these premises will be in various rural areas of the UK is welcome. The 227 areas are on top of the 13 areas...

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Call to crack down on energy broker rip-offs which could cause small businesses to go bust

Posted on 17th January, 2020

The unregulated world of energy brokers is leaving small business owners open to scams.  Broker complaints made up 382 – or roughly 10 per cent – of the issues reported to the Energy Ombudsman from small firms in the past year. Almost half were upheld.  Now charity Citizens Advice has...

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Latest UK Broadband and Mobile Coverage Revealed

Posted on 13th January, 2020

More people in the UK can get faster broadband and a good mobile signal than last year, but some rural areas are still behind towns and cities for coverage, according to new research from Ofcom. Ofcom’s Connected Nations report looks at the availability of broadband and mobile services across the...

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ISDN/PSTN Switch Off

Posted on 17th April, 2019

BT Openreach have announced that all their ISDN/PSTN telephone lines will be switched off in 2025.  We are continually receiving a large number of sales calls coming through to both us and our clients from telephone providers (including a lot of calls from BT directly) advising of this change.  Some...

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ESOS (Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme) – Phase 2 (Dec’ 2019 Deadline)

Posted on 15th December, 2018

Compliance with the second phase of the scheme must be completed and reported to the Environment Agency by 5 December 2019.   All large enterprises in the UK will be affected.  This is defined as having 250 employees or more, or having both a turnover greater than 50 million euros and...

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Beaconplus Telephone Systems

Posted on 24th November, 2017

We have reviewed a number of our client’s telecommunications arrangements and have not only reduced the costs, but also made improvements to the service that they offer their customers.  For example, we have a veterinary client in Hampshire that had over 700 engaged calls per week across their three sites.  Obviously,...

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