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- Cardiff: An ultrafast city
- The connectivity market is changing fast: it’s time to upgrade
- TalkTalk is one the best places to work in the UK!
- TalkTalk Business: Finalists in Comms Council UK Awards 2021
- Business Full Fibre can drive post-lockdown success
- The new need for speed
- Ofcom report: UK digital dependency driven to new heights during lockdown
- Business Full Fibre - the what, where and why of full fibre
- Ultrafast Business Fibre: what it is and why you might need it
- Ultrafast Business Fibre is your back to business game changer
- Hybrid Working
- Our approach to customer service
- Supporting hybrid workers with our new cloud-based unified communications offering
- Why does Business Ultrafast Fibre matter to my business?
- Business New Year’s Resolutions
- FTTP FTW! New Research: Full Fibre Most Energy-Efficient Connectivity Method
- Five myths and misconceptions about Business Ultrafast Fibre
- Getting up to speed – Everything you need to know about Business Ultrafast Fibre
- Ready to supercharge your connectivity?
- Controlling costs is just one reason to move to cloud
- The New Business Wi-Fi Hub
- Business as unusual - making homeworking work for the new normal
- Working from home - is residential broadband up to the job?
- What’s the value of an empty desk? How homeworking could help balance the books
- Mitel Platinum Partner - We did it again!!
- Get an hour back every day
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- One thing you never hear in the office
- Prepare for the workplace of 2025 today: 3 simple steps
- 5 things you should consider before moving to the cloud
- What will the future of collaboration look like?
- The Northern Agenda
- How will machines unleash your business’ potential?
- Are UK workforces ready for the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’?
- What we learnt at Accelerate Her 2017
- Saying goodbye to legacy systems - ensuring a migration is trouble-free
- 5 tips to for a better work-life balance
- How our network investment helps digital transformation
- Telco forecast: what to expect in 2019?
- 4 connectivity options to consider when building a resilient network
- Hosted Voice – It’s time to make the move
- 3 reasons why you should consider Business VoIP in the next 6 months
- 4 top tips for hiring the best staff
- Businesses in the Gigabit fast lane
- A beginner's guide to CPaaS
- Soapworks - A home to be proud of
- 5 TED talks you won't want to miss
- 5 reasons to consider an IPVPN solution
- You’re busy right? But are you as productive as you think?
- Collaborating with Openreach to clear Britain’s Ethernet installation backlog
- World Cup 2018: Watch it, tweet it, stream it
- 4 tips to thrive on Black Friday and Cyber Monday
- The Future of Retail
- Flexibility and connectivity for the modern era
- Helping Manchester based SMEs succeed in 2021
- CityFibre Ethernet Access Circuit Promotion
- Mitel 10 Reasons
- Nobody can slow your business down with a dedicated leased line
- Should Direct Internet Access be at the heart of your business?
- Join us in making the climate crisis history
- Lockdown Lessons
- Mental Health and Wellbeing: Helping our Colleagues
- Delivering Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2030
- TalkTalk Business Critical Infrastructure Update
- How to help your staff get the most from their home connectivity
- TalkTalk Business picks up “Best Business” award at ITSPA this year
- Partner Restructure
- Britain's businesses prepare for hyper- speed
- Employees want tech to improve productivity
- 1 in 3 British employees expect more workplace flexibility in the next decade
- Peace of mind matters. So why leave your resiliency to chance?
- Only 1 in 5 workers see AI as a threat
- Are businesses ready to cope with tech advances?
- Preliminary FY17 Results
- TalkTalk Business Awarded Mitel Platinum Partner Status
- UK workers say OMG to RFID chip tracking
- Spend on Small Business Saturday up 15% to £717 Million
- TalkTalk Business launches new suite of Cloud-ready connectivity products
- TalkTalk Business appoints Duncan Gooding as Chief Operating Officer
- TalkTalk launches FibreNation
- TalkTalk Business first to launch business-grade broadband packages to address huge surge in working from home
- A rapid response: how we’ve delivered critical connections during COVID-19
As we all get back to business, many corporate connectivity solutions are likely to be stretched to the limit.
It’s easy to see why. Over the pandemic, businesses have hugely accelerated their digital transformation plans, adopting a range of new apps and services.
For example, we’re all video calling like never before. Many businesses, meanwhile, equipped remote staff with IP-telephony and even unified communications when Covid struck. Collaboration and productivity tools that live in the cloud allowed many businesses to continue working efficiently during the Covid lockdowns.
As we move out of the pandemic, none of that is going away. Quite the opposite, in fact. Customers increasingly expect smooth digital interactions with business, alongside fast, seamless e-commerce and cashless payment options.
Many employees may continue working from home, at least some of the time, and will continue to rely on the ‘work anywhere’ promise of cloud services. All of this puts strain on business bandwidth.
Let’s face it, the future is increasingly digital. The ISDN switch off in 2025 will force every business to embrace all-IP communications. A new generation of tools and services are gradually coming online, based on the potential of automation, AI, VR and the Internet of Things. Businesses that can’t embrace new technology are in danger of being left behind.
At the moment, inadequate connectivity is the biggest threat to many businesses’ digital potential.
Ultrafast internet is the answer
With that background, it’s no wonder the UK is prioritising the roll out of ‘ultrafast’ connectivity. In many cases, that means full fibre services like Business Full Fibre – also known as Fibre to the Premises (FTTP). FTTP is spreading quickly around the country, but at the moment it’s only available to around 20% of premises.
Another option is Business Ultrafast Fibre, a fibre/copper hybrid service that mimics the infrastructure of Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC) broadband but adds a huge speed boost. The best news is that it’s currently available to around 2.8 million homes and business premises across the UK.
Business Ultrafast Fibre is based on G.fast technology and services typically offer speeds of up to 100Mbps and above, and can provide top speeds of up to 300Mbps depending on your location. That contrasts with the fastest Superfast Fibre Broadband speed of up to 76Mbps (and the fastest all copper ADSL connections only gets up to 18Mbps).
That means Business Ultrafast Fibre could provide a big boost to your bandwidth, and it’s more reliable than Superfast Fibre Broadband too. But what does it all mean for your business?
Business Ultrafast Fibre can turbocharge your operations
What it means is that you can look to the future without fear.
Ultrafast internet – whether Business Ultrafast Fibre or Business Full Fibre – is a game changer for SMEs, letting them adopt enterprise-grade online services without slowing down day-to-day operations.
With Business Ultrafast Fibre, video conferencing is smooth and clear. Cloud-based collaboration, communication and productivity tools can be exploited without a frustrating lag caused by data bottlenecks between your premises and the software provider’s data centre. More of your staff can use data-hungry online applications at the same time.
And adopting high speed ultrafast now can mean staying one step ahead of your competitors. For example, IP communications are more efficient and cost-effective than traditional landline telephony. They also allow you to benefit from cloud-based unified communications (UC), which combine voice, chat, video, email, presence and collaboration tools in one package. UC is perfect for staff who split their time between the office and home.
There’s lots more you can do with Business Ultrafast Fibre that you’d struggle to do with Superfast Fibre, but suffice to say that fast and reliable connectivity levels the corporate playing field. With Business Ultrafast Fibre, smaller businesses can tap into the productivity-promoting tech that larger enterprises have long taken for granted.
Business Ultrafast Fibre means A-grade support
Business Ultrafast Fibre is available from just £29.95 a month (ex VAT)* on our 24-month contract. Installation is free if you need it, and you also get our best ever Business Wi-Fi Hub.
But with TalkTalk Business you don’t just get top tier connectivity. You also get the committed support we’re famous for. If you need us, our UK-based team of experts will be there, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s no wonder our customers rate us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot – the highest rating of any UK tier 1 provider!
All in all, there’s never been a better time to upgrade your connectivity. Call us now on 03330 601 113 to check availability in your area or complete the form on this page.