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How Does the UK’s Full-Fibre Broadband Compare To Other Countries?


The world may be hyping wireless 5G, but full-fibre is still the next true step in internet connectivity. It’s fast–faster than wireless 4G LTE. And while fibre can’t compete with predicted 5G speeds, it’s far superior in reliability and accessibility. Read more

Date posted: 20 March 2020  –   Categories: Cabling Services

5G vs Full-Fibre Broadband: Which One Is Best For Your Business?

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With more and more devices going online, the strain on bandwidth grows heavier, especially for businesses who use cloud-based technologies. Organisations find themselves processing a stack of data that’s only growing larger, using increasingly smart and automated technologies. Read more

Date posted: 27 February 2020  –   Categories: Cabling Services

5 Top Network Cabling Issues Businesses Need to Be Aware Of


Cables, sheaths, and connectors may not be as exciting as the technologies they support. But if data is the lifeblood of the modern business, then structured cabling systems are the veins that enable information to flow and pump life into the organisation. Read more

Date posted: 28 January 2020  –   Categories: Cabling Services

What will 5G mean for your business?

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We stand on the precipice of the next generation in network connectivity – 5G. The technology promises to be 10 to 100 of times faster than 4G, a digital highway wide enough to easily accommodate trillions of megabytes of data.

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Date posted: 28 May 2019  –   Categories: Wi-Fi Services

How Can Fibre Optic Cabling Help Grow Your Business

If your business is expanding, one of your major priorities must be to have a reliable IT network to support that growth. While in the past, networks were simply about exchanging data between computers, the rise in popularity of IP-based phone systems and video conferencing means that they are now essential to so many more aspects of modern business communication. Read more

Date posted: 30 November 2018  –   Categories: Cabling Services

Father of Fibre Optics Sir Charles Kao Dies aged 84

The man known as the ‘father of fibre optics’, Sir Charles Kuen Kao has died at the age of 84. He was awarded the Nobel prize for physics in 2009 for his work, the citation stating his, “groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibres for optical communication.”

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Date posted: 30 October 2018  –   Categories: Cabling Services

How To Choose The Best Structured Cabling System For Your Office

In the early days of computing, cabling was largely point-to-point, going direct from the server to each endpoint, or via a ‘daisy chain’ of systems connected to each other, usually via coaxial cable. While this worked, it was inflexible and created problems if you needed to move things around. You would also need different types of cable for your computers and for your telephone system.

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Date posted: 24 September 2018  –   Categories: Cabling Services

Plan For Success: Structured Cabling Tips When Moving Into A New Office Space

There are many factors you need to consider when relocating to a new office space, especially when it comes to infrastructure. If not properly planned and executed, it can cause unnecessary expense and productivity loss down the line.

Considering all the stresses that come with meeting deadlines, satisfying bosses and employees, and sticking to budgets, your structured cabling and the networks it supports may be low on your priority list. Read more

Date posted: 31 May 2018  –   Categories: Cabling Services

Diagnosing (And Fixing) Common Network Problems

While devices today can perform several tasks without going online, internet use remains to be a vital element in business productivity. According to business ISP Beaming, UK businesses lost £7 billion due to internet outages and downtime in 2016. Their study revealed that companies, on average, experienced four outages which then took six hours to be restored each time.

Of these organisations, more than a third completely derailed their productivity, one in ten lost money as soon as internet outage occurred, and almost half took a financial hit after four hours of no internet. Read more

Date posted: 8 May 2018  –   Categories: Cabling Services

A Guide to the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and Cabling Regulation

The need for stronger legislative measures regarding fire safety has been brought into sharp focus in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. This includes safety regulations on all construction materials, including cabling and it’s something, we here at TVNET Limited are constantly keeping an eye on.

In this guide, I want to look at the latest EU regulation, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), and how it affects data cabling in domestic and commercial buildings. Read more

Date posted: 23 April 2018  –   Categories: Cabling Services

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