Crunchboards, a business forecasting tool, is a modern, cloud-based business. We caught up with co-founder Amy Harris to hear how this tech-savvy brand navigates its supplier contracts.
Akamai is a leader in content delivery network services, and as a by-product it gathers data on connection speeds – which the firm shared with Real Business.
Just a few weeks after telecoms regulator Ofcom ordered BT to legally separate from its Openreach subsidiary, the latter division reiterated its aims to deliver superfast broadband to millions by unveiling the first firm to use its speedy offering – viva la FTTP revolution!
Real Business has been in Dublin as a guest of Sage, where we heard from a variety of Irish business leaders, who discussed the economic problems that are keeping them awake at night as part of the Sage Ireland Debate.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has just given his first Budget address in the Autumn Statement 2016 speech, and here are the most important developments for business leaders.
In a digital infrastructure overhaul, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £1bn broadband investment during the Autumn Statement 2016, which will spread fibre networks and 5G across Britain.
Google Fiber has long been in our thoughts for a contender for better broadband in the UK – but allas, the company is having problems on its own turf so we may never see British expansion come to fruition.
We need to shine a spotlight not only on the need to provide universal access to superfast broadband, but the harmful effect out-dated Internet could have on home businesses.
The nation’s broadband issues have transcended into the marketing space, with research suggesting two thirds of Brits are being misled by advertising – and experts are now comparing it to the horse meat scandal.
BT has pulled its capabilities back to “sub-Gigabit” levels to deliver competitive services over long distances. That’s innovative and – some might say – courageous. And it’s making operators across the globe think differently about FTTP.
As part of our broadband campaign, aiming to have the voices of SMEs struggling to do business online heard, we talked with Broadband Genie editor Matt Powell about his own aggravating Internet experiences.
With the reliance upon cloud based applications and the cost benefits of VoIP calls, continuous, fast connectivity has become an essential business requirement. Yet the divergence in cost, coverage and quality of service in different areas continues to challenge the evolution of a long term comms strategy.