What is “Quality of Service?” QoS stands for Quality of Service, aka, the ability to prioritize what’s happening on your business network. This means that you can ensure mission-critical uses like VoIP and video calls take priority over things like streaming services. QoS provides traffic control mechanisms on networks, allowing you to use your resources […]
Wireless internet, wi-fi, fixed wireless, 4G, 5G and LTE…what do all these terms mean? These terms sound familiar and simple when they’re thrown around in marketing materials. However, the truth is that few take the time to understand the terminology and what each could mean for business decisions. What does “Wireless Internet” Really Mean? At […]
Are you experiencing choppy video calls? Critical emails being delayed – and upsetting your customers? Latency issues are common and may be worth investigating. After all, your reputation is important and poor network performance isn’t an excuse. Latency is not only frustrating but can also be a costly business problem. Read more to learn more […]
Not only does fibre offer faster speeds than traditional connections, but with more data throughput it allows for larger bandwidth profiles and in most cases are symmetrical meaning 100/100 Mbps. The rise of cloud services like Dropbox and Office 365 has made it essential for businesses to have equal download and upload speeds.
In a nutshell, attenuation is the loss of transmission signal strength measured in decibels (dB). As attenuation increases, the more distorted and unintelligible the transmission (e.g. a phone call or email you’re trying to send) becomes.
You know that feeling when you’re late for a meeting and conveniently there’s a huge traffic jam on your regular route? Think of your “late for a meeting self” as data being transferred over the internet and the highway/side roads as the routers trying to deliver you to your destination.
What do Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Mean for Connectivity? Symmetrical connections are exactly what they sound like; a connection with equal download and upload speeds. For example, with a 500/500 Mbps fibre internet connection you get 500 Mbps of download AND 500 Mbps of upload speeds. An asymmetrical connection, however, does NOT have equal download/upload speeds. […]
Fibre internet is popular for businesses looking to boost productivity. We’ll explain how these tiny glass tubes of light can transfer anything from emails with cute cat GIFs to high-definition videos anywhere around the world.