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News from our projects, tips from our experts and general industry information at your finger tips

Deployment of a Radio Link connection

If your business is expanding and you have to take the plunge into obtaining more office space and new premises then you’l almost certainly some telecoms choices to make, after all, what business can function if it can’t do what many of us take for granted – communicate. Not so long ago a client approached...
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How Do You Choose Your Perfect Business Telephone System?

Looking for a new business telephone system? With so many options it can be difficult to pick the right one for you… We understand that this is a big decision for your company to make. The wrong choice can cost a lot of money and have a negative impact on both productivity and efficiency in...
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Structure Data Cabling

Structured Cabling Benefits – Voice & Data

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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Cat6 vs Cat6a

What is the difference between Cat6 & 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

Emergency Fibre Repair – Festival Fiasco!

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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Line faults and tangled comms racks

A recent engineer call-out to investigate an intermittent line fault on a line being used by a credit card terminal (PDQ). The client got in touch as they tried to report it to their merchant; they were asked to test the line directly from the master socket (NTE). As all the lines -see picture- were...
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