BT to Switch ISDN Network off by 2025

BT have announced that their ISDN will eventually be switched off by 2025, starting in 2020! But what does that mean, and is your company ready for the change?

ISDN stands for the Integrated Services Digital Network and comes in two flavours: ISDN2 and ISDN30 which each allow for 2 and 30 channels per line respectively. The switch-off means that business using these services will no longer be able to do so.

Contingency Planning: Remote working

As the coronavirus hits fast, it’s time to start making disaster recovery plans and putting firm measures in place that will allow you to function remotely.

It’s more a matter of when, rather than if – and contingency planning isn’t something that can be thrown together at the last minute.

Standard Utilities Sponsor Prize Draw at IoD NI Annual Dinner 2017

This year Standard Utilities were honoured to sponsor the charity prize draw at this year’s IoD NI Annual Dinner 2017. A highlight of the corporate social calendar, that saw over 200 delegates attend. The prize draw offer the opportunity for the audience to win a Formula 1 Karting experience, David Meade tickets, Ulster Rugby tickets and a brand new Samsung Galaxy J5 smartphone, donated by us here at SU.

Rockport School to work with Rockstars of UK & Irish Art Scene

GCSE Pupils at Rockport School are getting unique access to the rockstars of the UK and Irish art world thanks to a new programme called Stretching the Canvas.

The scheme is aimed at inspiring young students towards a career in visual arts; by giving them studio time, mentoring and support from some of the UK and Ireland’s finest contemporary artists. It is being delivered through Visual Arts Ireland and is made possible through Standard Utilities’ sponsorship.

Capitalizing on Telecommunication for SMBs

Telecommunications plays a huge part in our daily lives. For businesses, this means adapting products and services in line with the latest technologies in order to meet marketplace demands and stay competitive.

This provides a huge opportunity for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to capitalize on. SMBs with limited internal IT resources should utilize smart technologies available to find phone solutions that help cut costs and increase productivity.

Standard Utilities Launches New Website!

In Spring 2016, our team at Standard Utilities put their heads together to review our overall marketing strategy and digital presence. It soon became clear that it was time to refresh our identity to be more reflective of our forward-thinking organisation.

With help from Origin Digital and a new brand identity, Standard Utilities have made it clear what it is that makes them stand out from their competitors…

Standard Utilities is the Proud Sponsor of Visual Artists

Standard Utilities is pleased to announced being the new corporate sponsor for Visual Artists Ireland.

Visual Artists Ireland is the Representative Body for Professional Artists. It provides practical support to visual artists in all art forms throughout their careers. It provides services, facilities and resources for artists, operates an artistic programme and acts as an advocate for the interests of artists.

Standard Utilities Sponsor The Belfast Book Festival

We are thrilled to have sponsored The Belfast Book Festival this year. Taking place in Belfast, from 9th – 19th June 2016, it was the iconic festival’s 6th year, growing from strength to strength each and every year! Based at the Crescent Arts Centre, Standard Utilities sponsored an ever that brought to stage a broad range of both local and international stars. With a variety in the line up there was no genre left unexplored.

Standard Utilities supports PIPS Suicide Prevention charity during Covid-19

PIPS charity (Public Initiative for Prevention of Suicide and Self Harm) was established in 2003, following the suicide of 14 young people, all under the age of 18 and living in the North Belfast area. PIPS is a community based organisation that offers a dedicated care team and family support for those who have been bereaved by suicide.