what is a megabit

We know that we can be guilty of putting out the odd bit of technical language related to our products without adequately explaining what things are and what it means, and broadband speeds are one of these. If you don’t know your Megabits from your Megabytes – and what this means for your internet connection […]

No business is immune to the influences of technology. From the latest startup to Britain’s oldest business – all organisations are constantly changing the way they operate in order to remain relevant to today’s consumers. This means embracing digital processes and modern forms of communication. It’s a move that’s been driven by consumer wants and business needs. Consumers are […]

business internet

At SoConnect, we know that your business requires a reliable, fast & cost-effective internet solution.  We also understand that all of the internet options out there for businesses can be a little bit confusing and daunting especially when it comes to technical jargon such as symmetrical or uncontended speeds.  So we’ve put together a brief […]

The world of data can be a confusing place, with experts blurting out jargon acronyms and terminology hoping that you’ll have even the slightest idea of what they’re on about. At SoConnect we try to avoid complicated phrases like “Contention” or “Latency” when explaining our services to our clients but sometimes it’s just unavoidable, so […]

Cat5 Networking

If you are considering local area networking for you parts of your business then it is fairly likely that you will come across terms like Category 5, Category 5e, Category 6, or even Category 6e, the network Ethernet cable standard defined by the Electronic Industries Association (EIA) and Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). Cat5 and Cat5e […]

If you were to ask most companies that use the internet on a daily basis what their biggest concerns are you would find that connection speed would be near the top of the list. Most -if not all businesses- nowadays have some kind of internet presence with at least a dedicated company website, but if […]

Business Internet -Choose the right broadband service

Choosing the right broadband service is a difficult decision for any business and definitely not one that should be taken lightly, and whilst the main factors to consider are cost and availability (especially for Fibre broadband or leased line connections) there are other things that should be looked into before you make a final decision. […]

FTTC to EoFTTC

One of the more recent developments in data connectivity is EoFTTC (Ethernet over Fibre To The Cabinet). EoFTTC utilises an FTTC (Fibre Broadband) connection to deliver an Ethernet grade service with dedicated, uncontended bandwidth. This mean upgrading from regular broadband to a business grade connection can now be achieved at a substantially lower cost in […]

Backup Data Connection

Having a consistent data connection is vital for any business. For many companies the only option when it comes to a data connection that is both reliable and consistent is a dedicated connection like Ethernet over Fibre (leased-line) or EFM. However, as reliable as these connections are they do sometimes fail making a backup data […]

22 May 2015
FTTC broadband

Superfast Fibre Broadband (FTTC – Fibre to the Cabinet) is the highest grade broadband service currently available in the UK. The high download speeds available allow for web based applications to work more efficiently and makes for a connection that is more resistant to common broadband problems such as contention (a slowdown in performance when […]