Make Skype Calls Through Your Amazon Echo

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On Monday, the Microsoft Skype blog announced that Skype calling is now available on Amazon Alexa devices using a simple voice command and that Alexa customers can now call most landlines and mobiles internationally using Skype, as well as benefitting from 200 free minutes of Skype to call 34 countries. Can Already Make Calls Many Amazon […]

Misleading Broadband Adverts

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The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has been criticised for a lack of regulation of the use of the term “fibre” in broadband adverts, which has meant that some consumers may have been misled. Findings of Research The findings of the research, commissioned by network provider CityFibre, appear to show that customers may be confused about […]

Bad Broadband? Get Automatic Compensation…

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Ofcom has announced that broadband and landline customers will be automatically able to get money back from their providers when things go wrong, without having to make a claim for it. Review Brings ‘Automatic Compensation’ Agreement After a review and intervention in the broadband market by Ofcom, BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media and Zen Internet, […]

What is a Leased Line?

A leased line is a dedicated, fixed-bandwidth, symmetric data connection. What is a leased line used for? It is used to link two locations together. The first location is typically a corporate office. The second location is typically another corporate office, a data centre that’s connected to the Internet or a data centre that’s connected […]