Category Archives: BT

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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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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What’s killing your Wi-Fi?

We reveal the hidden and unexpected threats to your wireless network and how to banish them Appallingly slow speeds, dropped connections, and routers that are working fine one minute and apparently drop off the face of the Earth the next … Continue reading

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The Wi-Fi killers

Is your Wi-Fi not working? Interference could be getting in your way What’s the number one threat to the smooth running of your Wi-Fi network? Interference, and plenty of it. It isn’t only interference from neighbouring networks that you have … Continue reading

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A primer on broadband

What is broadband? Put simply, the term “broadband” refers to a high-speed connection to the Internet. But the answer to the question doesn’t stay simple. First, there are a number of technologies that can provide this connection. The main ones … Continue reading

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Super Fast Broadband in the UK? – The Facts 24/02/2011

Although the adverts give the impression that fibre is the latest Super fast broadband technology – it isn’t. It has been around since the 1960’s. Over half the population already has access to high speeds courtesy of Virgin Media. Setting … Continue reading

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Our view on SFI charges

This page explains our point of view and the stance we have taken with BT on SFI visits and charges. I don’t doubt that some will disagree with our point of view to some extent. Much of this page is … Continue reading

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