2025 Say Goodbye to your Landline

In the United Kingdom, the technology that supports landline telephones will be phased out by 2025. Every house phone in the UK will be switched to an internet-based connection rather than a traditional copper-wire landline, The major operators in the UK have confirmed this change. But what exactly is a landline phone, and how does it […]

Everything Apple announced at the “Time Flies” event

On Tuesday evening Apple held their annual September event, which marks the start of the hardware season. The “Time Flies” event was different for two reasons. It was streamed entirely online as large gatherings aren’t encouraged right now, but most importantly, no new iPhones were announced. What the event did focus on was the Apple […]

How 5G can transform business

All the recent announcements from the mobile networks about how they are going to roll out 5G over the next few years may have passed you by as something not yet worth your attention. With the cost of 5G handsets currently high and the service only being available in a few major cities, this is […]

Alfonica quick guide to telecom abbreviations

If you have ever had to choose a telecoms solution for your company, you will probably have been baffled by the vast array of esoteric abbreviations the industry uses to describe its products and services. So, if you don’t know the difference between FTTC and FTTP and have no idea what ISDN and ASDL do, […]

What is Unified Communications (UC)?

In running your business, you could find your corporate communications need changing with fluid regularity. For example, whereas email or fax might be the necessary medium for sending or receiving a quotation, you might want to switch to instant messaging for matters of urgency. Similarly, cost concerns could lead you to forgo voice communication in […]

Leased line vs broadband

The advantages of a leased line over broadband are not in outright download speeds – these may well be slower – but that you can have the same speed in both directions (synchronous connection). Plus, there will also be no contention from other businesses or individuals using the link, so it will maintain its performance […]