Category Archives: Small Business Connect

Could 4G help rural areas get online?

While the government likes to talk about broadband as a commodity, alongside water or electricity, the sad truth is that many rural areas can get little to no service. There have been many false dawns in rural broadband; so is … Continue reading

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UK Satellite Broadband and Television on the same dish.

It is now possible to have one dish, or antenna as we prefer to call them, that provides satellite television as well as satellite broadband in the UK. We are the only satellite broadband service provider in the UK that … Continue reading

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Satellite Broadband Internet for Scotland by Apogee Internet

Lets face it. Scotland is, for the most part, a relatively sparsely populated country. That is in the context of Western Europe. Away from the biggest cities and towns, its telecommunications infrastructure for the average end user is more likely … Continue reading

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ATM and IP overhead on DSL Broadband connections

There are a number of protocol layers involved in data transfer over a broadband line, each of which adds some overhead. Line rate The actual line carries data using a protocol called ADSL. This includes layers of data framing and … Continue reading

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Inmarsat Fleet Global – The Maritime Communications Solution

Fleet Broadband is the smallest, most simple high speed Internet & telephone receiver for maritime communication. It can be set up by an individual with little or no training and operates globally, also requiring no particular training to keep it … Continue reading

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Scottish Satellite Broadband Internet makes sense

If you currently live in a rural area, you are probably looking to replace your slow dial up internet (or if youre really lucky, your trickle slow ADSL line) with a fast satellite internet connection. The world of satellite internet … Continue reading

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Tablet Operating Systems and Features / A Comparison

Wedded to the intuitive Apple iOS? Or keen to stick with the Google Android OS you’ve become used to on your smartphone? The choice of operating system for your tablet is as likely to be a ‘brand’ choice as it … Continue reading

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What is a Yagi Antenna?

Ask your average person what a Yagi antenna is and they will probably look at you with a puzzled expression. The fact is however that everybody in the UK has probably seen a Yagi antenna and in all likelihood used … Continue reading

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Speedy broadband could be on the cards for rural Ayrshire

A POLITICIAN campaigning for speedier broadband in rural Ayrshire said her recent meeting with BT was ‘positive’. MP Cathy Jamieson met the communication giants in Westminster to highlight problems faced by people in Kilmarnock and Loudoun who can’t get access … Continue reading

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Guide to Rural Scottish Broadband Rollout

The availability of easily affordable high speed broadband in Scotland has become widespread in recent years, much as it has across the rest of the UK. However, with around 99 per cent of Scotland’s population connected, it was discovered that … Continue reading

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