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Telecoms
Structure Data Cabling
We get asked a lot of questions about voice and data cabling and what benefits are to be had. Thankfully there are many, so we thought it was about time we did a blog post covering them and how this can help your business function more effectively on the day to day. Sales offices, customer...
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UK 5G Network Rollout
In light of the recent rush towards 5G technology the government has contacted the major phone networks with a word of warning. The correspondence advise that phone networks should carefully consider which companies they choose as suppliers when building and rolling out 5G networks. According to the letter from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media...
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Cat6 vs Cat6a
Today, like most days, we have been installing Cat6 A data cabling to improve performance across a clients network. A question we get asked a lot is ‘What is the difference between Cat6 and Cat6a?’ Essentially the short answer is that it is an upgrade on Cat6 cabling and offers greater performance across the board....
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Emergency Fibre Optic Repair At A Music Festival In Oxfordshire
Here at Commswise we pride ourselves on being quick to react when disaster strikes and as a result our emergency call out services have garnered quite the reputation! We were recently contacted by a well known Oxfordshire music festival who required immediate action due to issues with their fibre optic set up. After a quick over...
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A new Polycom vvx411 ready to be installed tomorrow. This is from our CLOUD HOSTED solutions, which means this is all the equipment you need for your business telecoms. One of the amazing features on this system is you can use a mobile as an extension from the telephone system. This is great if your...
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With an ever increasing number of network installs involving fibre optics and fibre optic testing there is an important difference between Tier 1 and Tier 2 fibre optic testing to be considered. With all testing standard certificates being done at tier 1 below will help outline the difference between the two standards and why you might...
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Tidying a comms cabinets, why do I need to?  In almost every workplace we visit we come across this. It is not just a visual eyesore; it can lead to all sorts of problems on your network, compounded since it makes locating the fault that much harder. For example stretched and twisted patch leads can...
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Made a visit to a Customer in Bicester Village. After a spate of faulty lines affecting many of our customers- BT Openreach decide to replacing a failing 200 pair main arterial cable. Lines would suddenly stop working and whilst this was not that important for voice calls it had serious consequences for the card terminals...
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We made a visit to Westfield Shopping  Centre in London to complete a total telecoms audit. This involved Testing a few data cables and tidying the comms cab and removing unnecessarily long patch leads and telephone leads. 
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