How hard is it to change ISP?

A recent survey in ISP review showed that 35.3% of UK businesses feel discouraged from switching ISP’s because they fear of potential downtime. This is understandable when looking at August 2010’s survey in ‘Which’ magazine that showed nearly half of the 10,000 asked had issues or failed migrations. This kind of issue can cause loss of productivity and profit for any...

23 · MAY ·20110

Better value connectivity in rural Britain

In January 2011 Ofcom proposed charge controls for those rural areas in Britain which are not served by wholesale competition. This is to ensure better value connectivity for areas such as Northumberland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as the South West of England, Norfolk, Yorkshire, Cumbria and parts of Scotland. Ofcom proposed significant reductions in the prices that BT Wholesale...

21 · APR ·20110

OFCOM to tackle speed grievances

When it comes to obtaining the right internet line for your needs, the speed of the connection is fundamental in the decision making process. Although any competent IT manager will not order a line offering 8 Mb/s download when in reality their company needs at least 12 Mb/s, many make misjudgements when faced with the cloudy issue of ‘up to’ speeds....

26 · JUL ·20100