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  1. What a crazy year! Particularly for those of us who have moved into new jobs; whether that be through redundancy, business closure or simply because it was the right time for us to take the next step in our career.

    Meeting with people
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    •  Opinion

    The key ingredients of a connected building

    5 August 2020

    Being involved with delivering networks to commercial buildings for over 10 years, I have seen the trend move towards getting the best possible speed available. As more and more work is done online, the desire to have quicker speeds becomes one of the biggest drivers in today's market when looking for commercial space.

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  3. Comparing business internet service providers (ISP) is tricky so therefore knowing what to ask when deciding on your next supplier can be pretty difficult. In this article I shall offer you some insight to what questions are commonly asked but don't really give you much differentiating information when comparing suppliers and the alternatives that you can try the next time you are assessing which fibre leased line provider is best for your business.

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  4. Blog category
    •  Opinion

    Never be without the internet again!

    21 January 2020

    So your business is pretty established, in fact you’ve outgrown your current you just move offices right?...and everything goes smoothly doesn’t it?

    Office environment
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    •  Opinion

    Future Proofing the North West's Digital infrastructure

    28 November 2019

    We’re in the midst of a digital revolution. Across the North and in our home city of Manchester, the rise of new technologies and cloud services are radically transforming the way we live and work. The government investment in gigabit capable infrastructure will have a transformative effect on public services across GM and businesses can expect the new infrastructure to have a significant impact. Faster speeds, better reliability and less internet downtime are just some of the benefits of full fibre connectivity. Enabling access to a new generation of digital services will be a catalyst for innovation, promote creativity and drive the economic and social development of Manchester. Telcom’s investment in this next generation infrastructure, will, in a very short space of time have impact from the city centre to all boroughs in Greater Manchester.

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  6. A long time has passed since we had to choose between connecting to the internet and using the phone. But, though many can still vividly remember that time, things have changed fast. Over the past 15 years, the average download volume has grown 200 times and, though dial-up was only able to transfer at 56 kbps, the fastest available equipment in the world is capable of handling speeds 178,571 times faster than that.

  7. Blog category
    •  Opinion

    SpaceX plans to bring internet to outer space

    14 December 2016

    In November, the company took the plans forward by requesting permission from the US government to operate a massive network of over 4,400 satellites to provide high-speed, global internet coverage. The proposal describes an initial launch of 800 satellites to create an orbiting digital communications array to cover the United States initially.

  8. Blog category
    •  Opinion

    Beating January Blues

    15 January 2024, 2 minute read

    Every year January comes around and affects our Mental Health more than what we know, trying a few of these tips may help to bring some positives and improve our mental wellbeing amongst the dreariness.

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