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Emergency Fibre Repair

We recently attended to a site for an emergency fibre repair call out for  suspected backbone fibre damage. Scaffold poles had been driven into the ground to provide lighting for a well known Oxfordshire annual music festival on a country estate. The organisers crew were uncertain which pole had caused the damage and had worked...
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Deployment of a Radio Link connection

With a client recently expanding and taking over a new premises across a car park a connection to the existing premises was needed. With no routable ducts available there were only 2 viable options. Option 1 install a new line with broadband in the new office and link to existing office via a VPN. monthly...
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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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Cat6A installation completed

96 Cat6A cables that have been recently installed and terminated. Today we have handed over the Fluke test results and the data cable installation is now signed off and complete. Having a high volume of traffic and large file transfers, Cat6A was chosen as it supports 10Gbit/s connections. Black cable stocking has been used inside...
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Cat6 A data cabling

Today we have been installing Cat6 A data cabling. This product can support up to 10 giga bits per second data transfer connections. It is one of the most expensive data copper cable you can use but with that comes great perfomance specs. Ideally used as a back bone infractucture between comms racks or servers....
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Polycom vvx411 Cloud Hosted Solutions

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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