How Free Installation for Fibre Broadband is Making the World a Better Place!

How Free Installation for Fibre Broadband is Making the World a Better Place!

Free Installation for Fibre Broadband! Our offer of “Free Installation” for Business Fibre Broadband (FTTC) is still available, saving you up to £80. This is a great opportunity to join us for business class broadband and support. If you have not been happy with your current supplier we can assist and make the transition smoother. Each package of broadband we supply comes backed with helpdesk support. FTTC availability continues to grow and is now available to over 50% of the premises in the UK and this figure will continue to increase. Migrating to ABCOM is easy! We focus a lot of attention on making the migration process simple and effective for all of our customers. We will work with you and can offer advice about any size of migration. We have a simple migration process and great communications to explain what needs to be done and ensure that it goes smoothly and effectively. Does your current provider have a geographically-resilient network? Why is this important? Well, if something happens to an interconnect then you need an alternative location that the traffic can be moved to, to prevent a large-scale outage that may only be recovered when the fault is resolved. What support does your current supplier offer? Do you know where your current broadband providers support desks are based? Can you be sure that when a call is answered that your issue is understood, can be dealt with after one call and you can provide peace of mind / reassurance to your customer? Ask your current provider if they can provide a 100% guarantee that every support call will be answered...

How not hitting the update button all the time, made me a better person!

60 million websites use WordPress. The blogging/content management software now has its upgrade to version 4.0. So when you next log into the admin section you will see a tempting button persuading you to update. As ever, users can upgrade with a single click should they choose to do so. A word to the wise, if you host your own WordPress installations then you will need to backup both the database and the content, before hitting that button.  Resist the urge to simply update! The new WordPress platform is nicknamed “Benny”, and it is apparently better than ever and offers the chance to easily add media by simply indicating a chosen URL. The media library has also had an overhaul. WordPress views their 4.0 platform as “just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1” but they have definitely jazzed up this release. WordPress has an awesome amount of third-party plug-ins and for this reason we recommend you backup first, and plan a formal upgrade before hitting that Go button. Similarly right through the plethora of software we use daily, your accounts package, like Sage and QuickBooks, before ever rolling out an upgrade, make sure you can recover from a failed instance. Make backups of backups, you can never be sure enough! I used to be the sort of person that couldn’t wait to update, but now, having learnt that updating also carries consequences, such as incompatibility, software errors and ultimately frustration I restrain...