Category Archives: PSTN

Spread Spectrum Modulation Techniques

Wireless Local Area Networking technology today exploits a technology which was thitherto mostly hidden inside the shadowy domain of military communications and radar. This technology comprises a collection of ideas which are termed Spread Spectrum Techniques (SST). Spread Spectrum techniques have … 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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UK LLU breaks the 7 million unbundled line mark

The number of unbundled broadband connections in the UK has broken through the 7 million mark, making up around one third of all broadband connections according to data from the Office of the Telecommunications Adjudicator. The 7.03 million connections shows … Continue reading

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4 tips to help secure your phone

We’ve heard a lot of news lately about how smartphones are the new frontier for hackers, virus writers, and cybercriminals. We talked to the folks on the Windows Phone 7 team and they haven’t heard any complaints about mobile viruses … Continue reading

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On Hold Message Adapter for Small / Home Offices

Finally! Now your small business can sound like “the big boys!” We recently found a great little item that allows small and home offices with single-line and two-line phones to add a professional Message On Hold. This MOH adaptor gives … Continue reading

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When did you last review your telephone service ?

If you have not reviewed your businesses telephone service strategy in the past 18 months , now is a good time to think about it. The telephone , like electricity and gas , are services we assume will always be … Continue reading

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An Appointment With the Cable Guy?

Besides perhaps a root canal or a tax audit, few things can be more frustrating than making an appointment to have a telephone guy visit your home or even a long anticipated home delivery. You’re given a four-hour window (if … Continue reading

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Enabling legacy PBX for SIP Trunks

VoIP is more efficient in providing the required number of channels in respect of demand than traditional POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) and PRI (Primary Rate Interface). Whenever a company required an extra channel even if only used for a … 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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What is the Difference Between GSM and CDMA?

Most modern day mobile telephone network providers fall into one or other of these two camps. It is an entirely US centric discussion as all network providers in the UK use GSM based infrastructure however it is an interesting example … Continue reading

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