Mobile data roaming charges to be levied in EU countries 

European roaming charges are set to return for at least one mobile network, while others plan to reduce their fair use limits. Here’s what this means.


Unveiling the new Town & Country branded car

To celebrate the launch of our IT Services division, we recently unveiled our shiny new T&C branded car. 


Benefits of working with one provider for your telecoms and IT support

We believe that having one reliable, experienced provider for all elements of your technical support helps you to streamline your operations and makes life easier for your staff. 


Merger with IT Company

Telecoms firm merges with local IT company to offer full, comprehensive communications service and IT support


Important lessons we can learn from Data Protection Day  

Today is Data Protection Day, an international event designed to educate individuals and businesses about data protection best practices and the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information online. 


Why do family firms outperform other companies during hard times?

According to recent research, despite having fewer resources, family businesses outperformed other companies “in every region and sector” this year. 


Win an iPhone SE or Samsung A71 this Christmas!

We are giving you the chance to win either an iPhone SE or Samsung A71 in our nostalgic, festive LinkedIn competition – just in time for Christmas!


Adapting to the future with cloud phone systems

The COVID-19 crisis has drastically changed the way we do business. With so many employees now working remotely, companies are having to find new and better ways to stay connected.


What is a cloud-based phone system?

A cloud-based phone system, otherwise known as Voice over Internet Protocol (or VoIP), uses the internet to make phone calls rather than the traditional physical phone lines. This means that as long as you have an internet connection, you can use the same phone number just as you would in the office.


4 Reasons A Reliable Phone System Is Essential For Remote Working

If you still haven't upgraded your outdated phones since lockdown, you need to read our top 4 reasons why a reliable phone system is essential for remote working (especially as it’s likely we’re all be working from home for a while yet).  


What is SIP Trunking

Our telecommunication experts have years of experience in installing affordable SIP Trunks for businesses working across various sectors in the South, both small and large. But before you are willing to consider this business phone system you might be asking yourself “just exactly what is SIP trunking?" In this article, we explain what this system is and what it could mean for your telecommunication needs.


What is the best business phone system?

If you’re a business in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire and you are currently planning to be in the market for a business phone system in 2020, there are several questions you need to consider first to ensure you get the solution that best fits your needs.


Why a cloud-based phone system is essential for remote working

Did you get caught out by your old phone system during lockdown? Did you struggle to keep communication flowing between both colleagues and clients? Then make the switch to a cloud-based phone system and not only enjoy flawless communication from anywhere but a whole host of other great features too! 


Proud Sponsors of Home Start’s 25for25 campaign

We’re proud to be taking part in Home Start’s new 25for25 campaign, where 25 local businesses pledge to support struggling families in Dorset. 


3 tips for choosing the best business mobiles

From getting the very best deal to ensuring your data is secure, there are many things you need to consider when looking for business mobiles. At Town & Country, the South’s leading communications expert, our friendly team share their top 3 tips for things you need to think about before committing to a mobile provider. 


Taking part in Forest Holme's "Tie A Yellow Ribbon" event

We are displaying yellow ribbons in support of Forest Holme Hospice Charity's "Tie A Yellow Ribbon" annual event.


How did your phone system cope with lock down?

When the government announced the country would be going into lockdown to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, many businesses with outdated technology struggled to cope.

From troubles with accessing files to having the right software, perhaps the most challenging of all was how to ensure customers could still contact them while away from the office. 


UK broadband speeds hold steady during lockdown

According to telecoms regulator Ofcom, the surge in demand as a result of lockdown has not negatively impacted broadband speeds in the UK.


Debunking theories linking 5G to Covid-19

In early April, there was a surge in online conspiracy theories that directly blamed the rise of 5G technology for the Covid-19 pandemic. They became so prevalent that Michael Gove directly addressed them during a coronavirus briefing, branding them “dangerous nonsense”.


Apple and Google team up to track coronavirus spread using smartphones

Apple and Google recently announced that they would be teaming up to develop smartphone apps that would help track the spread of coronavirus.

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