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UK technology is lagging – this has to stop

We’re lagging behind – and that’s a problem.The FTTH Council Europe, which campaigns for the adoption of gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) broadband technology, published its 2017 global ranking – and the UK doesn’t even appear in the list.And when it comes to download speeds, Cable.co.uk’s worldwide review found the UK languishing in 31st place out of 40. That’s behind […]

Government initiatives to meet ultrafast challenge

Supported by industry, the Government is stepping up to the mark to meet the ultrafast challenge. Those efforts began with a £200 million scheme to extend the UK’s full fibre infrastructure.In November 2017, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport launched a pilot Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme. This allowed small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in areas such […]

Government’s £67million fund to help the nation’s SMEs

The UK’s fibre challenge has to be met with a mixture of private and public investment, with public funding being provided within a policy framework of national strategies.“Vital investment from alternative ISPs in their own infrastructure as well as Government initiatives are helping to improve market sentiment and in turn are creating the right climate for […]

Ultrafast broadband is transforming UK businesses

Ultrafast broadband doesn’t just enable your company do the same things but quicker – It can transform the entire way you do business. Here are our top four ways it can revolutionise your business… Business broadband Full fibre is the future of broadband, providing a super-speedy and ultra-reliable connection that brings with it a huge […]

Ultrafast broadband vital for businesses and economy

Upgrading the UK’s full fibre ultrafast network is vital for our businesses and our economy – now and in the future. Forward-thinking businesses should be looking at upgrading to gigabit-capable fibre now to connect faster, work smarter and do better business.The way we live and work has been transformed by the digital era, and broadband […]

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme goes live

As part of the UK Government’s pledge to deliver greater broadband connectivity, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport launched its Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme nationwide in the first quarter of the year backed by a £67 million funding pot.Simply put, if you’re tired of poor connectivity, and it’s hurting your business, this is the scheme […]

Top UK cities to start a new digital business

When looking at the best places to start up and grow a new business, it’s no surprise that strong digital access is considered essential when it comes to making the list.Business support firm Informi carried out a study to identify the top 20 best places in the UK to start a small business – with a high […]

A warm welcome at Connectus for Jessica

Since launching at the start of the year and following the acquisition of a well-known Doncaster based telecommunications company, Connectus Group Limited continues to develop its team and offering.The latest good news to come from the company is that they have welcomed a new Office Administration and Finance Manager to their Doncaster head office in […]

Career cybercriminals could be watching

It’s not something you’d add to your CV, but cybercriminal is a career for some and it’s becoming increasingly common as cybercrime is on the rise.To make a living from cybercrime, an individual or group must be very skilled, dedicated, cunning and have NO conscience as they could potentially be taking away people’s savings, livelihood […]

Customers reaping benefits of voucher scheme

Since the Government announced its backing of a full fibre Britain, connectivity specialists across the UK have been working hard to get SME’s fibre ready!Connectus Group Limited based in Doncaster near Robin Hood Airport is one such Government approved supplier that is working with businesses in Yorkshire and the north of England on connectivity solutions.The […]

Businesses can access £2,500 funding through Connectus

With the Government committing to a vision of a full fibre Britain by 2033, businesses could be eligible for grant funding to upgrade their connectivity.Full Fibre broadband connections offer the fastest and most reliable internet speeds available, and as part of the Governments initiative, BDUK has announced a £67m Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme meaning all […]

Connectus Group – a comms force to be reckoned with

Doncaster based Connectus Group, is starting as it means to go on after acquiring Eximus Solutions earlier in the year.Since the acquisition in February, Connectus Group has been a hive of activity, investing in its services, networks, office facilities, team and external partnerships to create a force to be reckoned with, in the industry.It is […]