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Mum's guide to juggling it all

Posted
10 / 05 /2017
, By TrueSpeed
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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, switch, tips, broadband, home, guide

Rural broadband, why is it so slow?

Posted
09 / 05 /2017
, By TrueSpeed
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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, tips, broadband, rural, slow

Over 1m homes still don't have decent broadband

Posted
08 / 05 /2017
, By TrueSpeed

More than 1 million homes in the UK don’t have access to acceptable broadband speeds. As you can imagine, for modern families, this is a bit of a nightmare.

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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, tips, UK

Unable to work from home because of poor broadband and mobile services?

Posted
05 / 05 /2017
, By TrueSpeed
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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, tips, home, business, working, UK

Tips for boosting your Wi-Fi performance

Posted
04 / 05 /2017
, By TrueSpeed

To most of us, Wi-Fi is seen to be the provider of the internet, but that is not entirely the case. To be able to access the internet wirelessly on your device, your router has to be connected to an internet source via a WAN port.

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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, switch, tips, wifi, wireless

5 things that make gamers want to throw their controllers across the room

Posted
03 / 05 /2017
, By TrueSpeed
  1. LagWe’ve all been there when playing online. Stealthily sneaking up on the enemy team when all of a sudden your internet decides to drop and you’re just stuck there, in the middle of the enemy base camp, vulnerable, while the internet tries to catch up on itself. Awkward.
  2. LoadingThe moment when you’re sat there waiting to load into the game for AGES while your friends are already loaded into it and have carried on ahead because the game starts when the first person loads in. Yes I’m looking at you Borderlands. So you just miss out on all the XP and are running a mile behind everyone trying to catch up. Internet, please.
  3. Dealing with other playersLoud, rude kids who are clearly too young to play the game, mic spammers and rude players. Just some examples of people you play against online who just make you want to tear your hair out. Please, just leave.
  4. QuittersWhat’s worse than losing horribly in a match? When your team mates abandon you because they can’t deal with losing and you’re just left to carry the entire team. BY YOURSELF. Thanks, so much for sticking by your “team mates”.
  5. Online patches/updateAfter a long day, you come home, kick off your shoes and settle down to play your favourite game. You’ve told your mates you’ll be online to join them in a minute. You open the game and there’s a massive update. 3 hours remaining. No...
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Topics: internet, fibre broadband, technology, broadband, speeds, slow, gaming

Is broadband an essential utility?

Posted
02 / 05 /2017
, By TrueSpeed

Would you classify broadband an essential utility? I know what my answer to that question is.

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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, switch, tips, utility, home

What broadband speeds do I need?

Posted
28 / 04 /2017
, By Jodie Brown


Fast, superfast and ultrafast broadband sounds very appealing. But for those who don’t know - how fast is it and what do I need?

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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, switch, tips, broadband, speeds

Wi-Fi vs Broadband - what's the difference?

Posted
27 / 04 /2017
, By TrueSpeed
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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, tips, broadband, speeds, wifi, wireless

The impacts of poor broadband on education

Posted
26 / 04 /2017
, By Jodie Brown

This is an issue that some of you will be far too familiar with. Recent reports suggest that schools and universities are increasingly moving to online learning platforms that will require students to do homework assignments online. Simple things such as research-based tasks could become an obstacle and seriously impact the level of education received.

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Topics: internet, telecommunications, fibre broadband, technology, switch, tips, broadband

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