NEWS & BLOG

The Difference Between Fibre Broadband and a Fibre Leased Line

  • Lee Zweig
  • 16-Jun-2020 14:39:01

If you are working from home for the foreseeable future, you may be evaluating your internet connectivity choices — opting for ‘fibre’ if your provider offers it in your area. But if you have already upgraded to ‘fibre’ and it still isn’t as fast as the lightening-quick connection you have in the office, this is why.

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8 Reasons To Go Back To The Office

While many people have enjoyed working from home over the past few months, there is a broad recognition that a completely home-based workforce can’t compare to one that has the ability to collaborate in-person. The serendipitous consequences of accidentally overhearing something you needed to know, or the unintended collaboration that occurs simply by sitting next to someone (even 2m apart), have value – a value that will no doubt end up quantified through an increasing number of studies like this one as we get more data from lockdown.

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UK Recovery Has Begun: BT Openreach Is Now Open for Business

As the coronavirus pandemic comes under control in the UK, companies across the country are re-opening for business. Those that have been functioning with skeletal staff, are beginning to operate with a fuller workforce.  And businesses that require a physical presence, such as moving companies and construction companies, are now allowed to visit sites.

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6 Ways to Improve Your Broadband During Lockdown

As lockdown measures are gradually eased, one thing is clear - people that can work from home, will be working from home for the foreseeable future. But what if you theoretically can work from home, but can't practically, due to a poor broadband connection? I recently had a video meeting with someone who was working in their utility room because it offered the best WiFi signal in the house (despite the visual interference from laundry baskets). 

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List of Ways Your Business Can Get Financial Support During COVID-19

With the impact of coronavirus being felt by businesses across the UK, we know that many of you are concerned about how your business and staff will be affected. This is a list of information, resources and places to go for support.  

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The Big Life Lessons of COVID-19

No matter where you live on earth, it is safe to say coronavirus has affected your life. As we find ourselves forced to stay at home, change the way we work and think carefully about how we get food, it is hard to ignore the lessons that COVID-19 is helping us to learn. The gravest of which is to value our elders, each other and life as we know it.

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VTSL Achieves ISO 27001 Certification from the British Assessment Bureau

  • Audra Oliver
  • 29-Feb-2020 14:00:30

London based cloud communications company, VTSL, has achieved certification to the internationally recognised ISO 27001 standard, establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.

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Why One Carrier’s Network Outage Can Have a Knock-on Effect

As many of you experienced, Friday, January 31st felt more like Friday the 13th, with a host of services and internet connectivity failures. VTSL’s own network was affected, thanks to a dual fibre break in Gamma’s network, and BT suffered a major outage as well.  Which bodes the question, why does a network outage for one carrier often affect other providers, and even seemingly unrelated services?

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Moving Office?  Here is how to ensure it goes smoothly

Moving offices is exciting — a brand new space, with new local coffee shops and places for lunch. The only problem is the move itself.  Office moves require planning, time and very careful organisation.  There are lots of moving parts to juggle and without a comprehensive list of what needs to be done, you could find yourself without internet connectivity or working phones.  Here we share with you 4 office moving tips that will help ensure your transition is a smooth one.

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What is Group Twinning & How Can It Benefit My Business?

Group Twinning is a surprisingly unknown but powerful feature that enables all Group Calls to be twinned with mobiles (or other third party numbers). Each group member sets the number they want their calls twinned with.  Most of the time this is a mobile, but it could be any number, for example a landline home number.

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