A competitive fibre future for the Channel?

The latest news regarding BT Group’s accelerated fibre rollout being given the green light by OFCOM makes for an exciting fixed connectivity future with faster broadband than ever before, but what does the latest news mean for end users and the UK communications Channel? The last 20 years has seen Read more…

FTTP Roll Out: New Exchanges Announced

Openreach have recently added a further 51 exchanges to the fibre rollout programme, announcing plans for the named exchanges to enter a Stop Sell on 4th January 2022, meaning premises connecting to these exchanges will no longer be able to purchase new copper-based products if FTTP is available to them; Read more…

What is Full Fibre Broadband?

Following Openreach’s announcement in 2018 about the withdrawal of the PSTN and ISDN, the fibre rollout across the UK has accelerated, with Ofcom reporting that fibre broadband is now available to 28.6 million homes and businesses. But what does this really mean? What is fibre broadband? Fibre broadband is a Read more…

Webinar: The Future of Fibre & Voice Solutions

Catch up on our latest webinar from the DWS product team covering all the latest developments on the Great Switch Off and the products available to help you prepare. What’s covered? Overview of the Openreach PSTN & ISDN Withdrawal Programme Roadmap Latest developments from Openreach Update on FTTP exchanges rollout Read more…

FTTP Broadband: Everything you need to know

What is FTTP broadband? FTTP, or Fibre-to-the-Premises, is the next generation, Single Order broadband service that offers unparalleled high bandwidths and stability to meet the digital demands for both business and residential users. This is due to the future-proof technology of full fibre cabling and light technology used to transfer Read more…

Prepare for the future with SOGEA

In the biggest change to telecommunications in 30 years, the PSTN and ISDN will be switched off by December 2025, and a stop-sell of these services is scheduled for 2023. This means connectivity will no longer be supported by traditional telephone lines and businesses will need to switch to a Read more…

Beginner’s Guide to Telephony

As we approach the 2025 deadline for the PSTN switch off, the focus is shifting more and more towards IP telephony, but many businesses don’t understand the change, and are not prepared. According to Ofcom’s Connected Nations Report 2019, only one fifth of telephony services are currently supported on IP Read more…