Tag: FTTC Broadband

How you can check your broadband speed?

How you can check your broadband speed?

Millions of users enjoy broadband connectivity but everyone isn’t happy with the speed they are receiving. A recent study has also shown that about 10% broadband users in UK don’t get the speed promised by their internet provider. Furthermore the broadband speeds depends on a wide variety of factors which includes the quality of wiring, its distance from the exchange, number of joints in the wiring, time of the day, quality if Wi-Fi, placement of devices etc. It is widely believed that the best broadband speeds are received during late night hours when fewer users are contesting get a hold of the available bandwidth. A number of users simply don’t know how to check their broadband speed therefore we are providing the best way perform a speed test within seconds.

Casual & Serious Broadband Speed Test

You can choose from the casual test to serious tests in order to check your broadband speed. Casual test can be performed by simply opening up a browser on your PC. When an internet provider gives a speed limit then it means up to that speed and it doesn’t mean you will get that speed at all times. You are most like to remain in that up-to speed region signifying that your connection working at the optimum pace.

With an ADSL broadband connection you are likely to get 7Mbps speed, ADSL2 will offer 12-16 Mbps, FTCC broadband brings a massive 30 Mbps while cable connection gives 50 Mbps and mobile broadband comes with 20 Mbps.

Best sites to use for speed test

It is always better to make use of the local server in order to find the best speed offered by your existing broadband service. A local server offer lower latency or ping rate which happens to be best judge of the broadband speed. Users in the UK region can choose any of these websites to get most accurate results on their broadband.

a. Broadabandperformance.co.uk
b. Speektest.net
c. Thinkbroadband.com

These websites showcases the upload and download speed of the broadband connection along with ping rate and works well with all the popular browsers like Chrome, Edge and Mozilla. Thinkbroband website offers the most sophisticate results to the users along with a graphical representation.

Users should understand the results of these websites will vary sharply depending on the server, internet, local exchange and varied other factors. These websites offers best possible results and if it shows results way below the promised speed by your internet provider then you could ask them to enhance services at the earliest.

If you’re interested in setting up a wireless network at your business, try V4 Telecom UK’s fixed line services, ADSL, phone systems and broadband plans, visit us at V4 Telecom UK or call us at 0800 038 6333. Make the shift.

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More about Mysterious Martian Topography Revealed

More about Mysterious Martian Topography Revealed

Currently, the job of Mars Curiosity Rover sent by NASA, is to collect samples from the linear dunes on Mount Sharp to find out how the wind in the planet has helped shaping these dunes. Before this, in the months of February and April 2017, the rover has conducted an up-close study of these dunes that are situated in another planet.

A little bit of history and location

The previous information has been compared with the studies of the crescent-shaped dunes done by the rover in 2015 and 2016 respectively. The new darker region of the linear dunes is situated about 1 mile or 1.6 kilometers south and uphill from the crescent-shaped dunes. In the first stage, it is being concluded that the linear dunes are the result of very high-velocity winds.

Curiosity and its efforts

Additionally, both these types of dunes are parts of the larger layered region situated on the northwestern side of Mount Sharp. It is also the area where Curiosity is exploring since 2014 and finding newer and interesting things every day.

Name, fame and more detail

These dunes have been named Bagnold Dunes and the area is made of with dark sand that covers several kilometers in that stretch. Mission scientists are positive and enthusiastic to find out more about the workings of wind in the red planet to make differently shaped dunes. They are also hoping to learn if the wind has anything to do with the distribution of minerals amongst the dunes.

The expert speak

The head of Curiosity’s dune study Mathieu Lapotre of the Caltech University opines that the crescent dunes can be seen during the low wind season of the Martian year and the linear ones are seen during the high wind season. Wind-speed and direction are measured with the help of image pairs taken at different times. For material analysis, sand samples are taken by the sample-handling device attached with the rover’s arm. The analysis then happens in the Sample Analysis at Mars with the help of Chemistry and Mineralogy instruments.

How you can explore the universe?

In the future, Curiosity is bound to send more data and analyze more samples. To remain informed about these happenings and updates, you will need a robust and reliable EFM broadband. This will keep you connected with the world and such exciting news. At V4 Telecom, we have been providing an array of broadband connections and plans for you to choose from including ADSL broadband, FTTC broadband and such.

So, choose Ethernet First Mile or any other connection today and discovered more about the universe. You can also explore the videos NASA provides for a closer look over the internet.

If you’re interested in setting up a wireless network at your business, try V4 Telecom UK’s fixed line services, ADSL, phone systems and broadband plans, visit us at V4 Telecom UK or call us at 0800 038 6333. Make the shift.

Can your business exploit FTTC broadband effectively?

Can your business exploit FTTC broadband effectively?

In this age connecting with another part of the world takes just a few moments instead of months. This has become possible due to high-speed broadband connection. There are various kinds of broadband connections to choose from, but businesses these days are opting for FTTC broadband.

The different broadband connections and us

Amongst the different kinds of broadband connections, the fibre optics version is gaining more popularity. Factors like higher speed and uninterrupted connection are adding to the popularity of FTTC broadband. At V4 Telecom, we have been providing broadband connection and services to our clients for a long time now. We can assure that, by acting smartly, it will be very much possible to exploit the connection for the benefit of your business.

The benefits the connection will bring

To enjoy the benefits of FTTC broadband as best as possible, it will be crucial to understand the connection and the benefits it brings. Our experts have compiled this list explaining the benefits of such a broadband connection to help you understand the topic better and make better decisions.

The points you need to know

•    This superfast connection will support a large number of devices. So, for a small or medium-sized business, one connection will be enough.
•    Such a connection will always keep you connected with the rest of the world and won’t let you miss news or services.
•    For this superfast connection you do not need to pay a fortune. Such connections come at an affordable rate these days.
•    Uploading or downloading or transferring files won’t be a problem anymore. This connection will support and make such efforts successful.
•    Instant and high-speed connection makes working from anywhere possible.

Ways of exploiting the FTTC broadband connection

Based on these advantages provided by FTTC broadband, you need to prepare a strategy making the most out of the situation. For instance,

•    As you don’t need to invest on multiple broadband connections, that money can be used for something else, to help the business do better.
•    As you won’t miss news of services, your business will always be prepared to handle things.
•    Affordability of the connection will again save money which can be used for further betterment of the business.
•    Sending projects, receiving assignments and such things won’t be a problem anymore. It will help enhancing the business.
•    As working from home is possible, you can employ more people without adding too much to the expenses.

So, it is very much possible for your business to exploit the FTTC broadband connection effectively. You just need to think a bit deeply and prepare a suitable strategy for this purpose.

If you’re interested in setting up a wireless network at your business, try V4 Telecom UK’s fixed line services, ADSL, phone systems and broadband plans, visit us at V4 Telecom UK or call us at 0800 038 6333. Make the shift.