Posts by Pierre Cochart

5 Improvements Ultra-Fast Internet Can Make To Your Business

The full-fibre revolution The way we do business is changing. We’re becoming ever more reliant on the internet and exploring a new generation of applications and cloud services. But businesses are being held back. Our outdated digital infrastructure is unable to cope with the volume of data we are producing – leading to dropouts and…

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An Easy Criteria For Choosing A New Office Phone System

It is easy to get lost in the jargon of technology with people espousing acronyms about features that may or may not make sense to you. So let’s try to narrow down your new phone system into some key areas: Cost We’ll start with what is one of your primary concerns – costs. Will this…

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5 Points To Consider When Replacing A Phone System

5 points to consider when buying office phone system

It’s easy to simply go out and buy a like for like replacement for your phone system, but doing so would mean you are missing a golden opportunity to bring a range of powerful new capabilities into your business. Before you start looking at different phone system options, think carefully about what you need in…

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3 Things Telecoms Sales People Say That Aren’t Always True

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Here are some things that the sales person on the other end of the phone doesn’t want you to know – but really, you should. What they don’t want you to know We feel that more than ever, there are some pretty misleading and sometimes slightly immoral sales pitches currently happening in the telecoms industry;…

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Implementing A Voice Disaster Recovery Plan

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The telephone is the lifeline for most small businesses; it pays to have a plan in place for when there are disruptions. After the 2014 winter storms, thousands of homes and businesses were left without a working phone. In some areas service was down for weeks, leaving local firms substantially out of pocket. Bad weather…

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Moving To A New Business Phone System

Phone systems have been installed in offices of all different sizes for more than 40 years, providing a vital service to the business. Since then, telephone call handling has matured to become intertwined with the day-to-day process of running the business. Practices vary by country or region, and are predicated on a traditional office culture…

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How To Avoid The Bournemouth A338 Roadworks

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After the 2015/16 roadworks had finished, regular commuters of the A338 Spur Road had hoped they would never have to experience chaos and delays like that again. Behold, we are now in 2018 and new roadworks have started to create a third lane along the southbound carriage way at Blackwater Junction. The planned works will…

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The “Next Generation” Phone Systems

Traditional phone systems are a dying technology It is common knowledge amongst telecommunications experts that ISDN is a dying technology. Indeed, BT intend to switch their ISDN network off entirely in 2025 and the general consensus is the technology will be as good as gone within five years. But this traditional system is still being…

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0207 & 0203 Telephone Numbers Are Running Out

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In the 1990’s London telephone numbering went through a sequence of changes. This cumulated the “Big Number Change” which saw the current 020x codes become active on the 1st June 1999. Nearly 20 years on the 0207 and 0203 ranges are now approaching exhaustion. Ofcom and Gamma have released that they will be taking action…

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