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announced the country would be going into lockdown to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, many businesses with outdated technology struggled to cope.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.
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”.
Cloud, On-premise & Hosted PBX – What’s the difference?
A PBX (Private Branch Exchange) provides a line through which others can contact your business phone system. It also allows calls to be transferred within the company using extensions. There are several different variations of PBX – Cloud, on-premise, and hosted. We run through the options and their benefits.
6 Tips For Protecting Your Work Computer
Hackers are forever inventing new ways to gain access to our important files and data, so it’s never been so important to know how to protect your computer from outside threats. Our IT experts share 6 top tips for how you can safeguard yours.
Why mobile phone fraud and overspending alerts are crucial
In a recent article, we discussed the dangers of unknowingly connecting to mobile satellites when travelling by air or sea. So, we wanted to go into more detail about alert systems that let you know when any unusual activity is detected to help keep your business mobile safe from potentially massive overspending.
The benefits of switching your business phones to VoIP
Switching your business phones to voice over internet protocol, or the more palatable VoIP, has many fantastic benefits, from increased flexibility and features to saving you money. Read on to find out more.
How to avoid hefty air & sea mobile satellite charges
Did you know that whilst travelling by air or sea, your mobile can connect to a satellite network that charges premium rates, even if you’re not using it? Some people have been charged over £1000 during a single flight to Barbados and bills have doubled during ferry trips to Ireland.
Tips for improving your Business Telecoms this new year
If one of your new year's resolutions is to take your business to the next level in 2020, the first place to start is to ensure you have the proper systems in place to support your ambitions. Read on for our top tips for how to improve your telecoms this new year to help you achieve your dreams.
Supporting disadvantaged children with Mission Christmas
No child should wake up on Christmas morning with nothing to open and thinking Santa has forgotten them. This is why Town & Country is delighted to have supported the fantastic charity campaign, Mission Christmas, this festive season.
What does Microsoft ending Windows 7 support mean for you?
Tech giants Microsoft are just weeks away from ending their support for the popular Windows 7 operating system. The support will stop on 14th January 2020 in order for Microsoft to focus their ‘investment on supporting newer technologies and great new experiences’.