The UK Telecoms Industry and Brexit

While the Competition and Markets Authority actively supports healthy competition focusing on a digital strategy that “assumes new responsibilities post-Brexit”, the critical issues remain: Customs checks, border controls, new tariffs, paperwork and contracts and renewed pricing. To be honest, it’s all been a bit of a headache…

Headphones: Remember these?

Headphones have come a long way since the late 1900s when they were principally used by telephone operators or naval bases. Nowadays, office headsets can be wireless or bluetooth, they’re built to last and designed with comfort in mind. And with so many of us working from home, they offer noise-cancelling solutions just when we need them the most!

The difference between the Internet, Broadband and Wi-Fi

Whenever we struggle with connectivity issues we tend to blame the internet. But more often than not it’s to do with poor broadband or Wi-Fi issues – even the fibre optic or copper lines that sit in those green boxes you see on most streets. The question is: do you know the difference between the internet, broadband and Wi-Fi?

The Treacle Factory: our role in their re-brand and lockdown!

The Treacle Factory came to us in March 2020 just before the first lockdown, completely unaware that as they embarked on a re-brand after 20 years of trading and invested in brand new offices and technology, everything would come to an abrupt halt. Not once, nor twice – but three times!

We’ll Meet Again: Or Will We?

The late Marshall McLuhan once described the world as a ‘global village’ talking about how the ‘world’s culture was both shrinking and expanding simultaneously.’ That was as far back as 1964 when the World Wide Web hadn’t taken off, mobile phones weren’t invented, and 1G was a shoe size for kids at Clarke’s. So imagine his take on real time communications today…

White Label Telecoms through TelcoSwitch

Whether we realise it or not, our cupboards are packed with white label products, as supermarkets switch labels on some of the world’s biggest brands to bring us their ‘in-house’ version of a product that will likely be owned by a larger global brand. But what happens in telecoms and how can you white label a business telecoms product and pass it off as your own?

Fraud Awareness: working together to stop scammers

It was predicted that fraud levels would increase because of coronavirus, driven by financial greed and the kick of exploiting vulnerable organisations. Learn how the telecoms industry is often a prime target for fraudsters and what we can all do to combat these types of elicit activities.

A Guide to Business Phone Systems

Hosted phone systems mean you’ll connect to the ‘cloud’ rather than a PBX (Private Branch Exchange). Generally, you’ll save money as calls are made over the internet using an IP line. Read our Blog to learn more…

Helping Mind mental health charity in Mid-Herts

Mid-Herts Mind mental health charity came to us before lockdown seeking a solution that would allow all four of their offices to work cohesively and without breaking the bank. Here’s how Standard Utilities was able to support them at a time when the demand for mental health services hit an all time high.

CallSwitch: Revolutionising Unified Communications

You may have heard of a revolutionary platform called CallSwitch – and if you haven’t, you soon will. This cutting-edge platform brings you Communicate, a state-of-the-art telephony system that can do pretty much everything bar stand on its head…

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