Telecoms News and Advice from Simpatico

Do you really need a new mobile phone?

Do you really need a new mobile phone?

Many people are happy to buy second hand cars from a recognised dealer, usually with a full MOT, service and warranty included in the price. This often makes financial sense as cars depreciate considerably in the first few years of ownership. (more…)

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Not all VoIP is the same!

Not all VoIP is the same!

‘I tried VoIP phones once and the call quality was really poor, and sometimes the calls dropped whilst I was in the middle of a conversation. I’ll stick with my traditional phone line thanks.’

That makes sense, doesn’t it? Nobody wants a phone system which loses connection in a middle..

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iPhone users: Beware Wi-Fi Assist!

iPhone users: Beware Wi-Fi Assist!

We had a user recently who had gone over their data allowance and incurred additional charges. ‘But that’s not possible,’ he said. ‘I hardly ever use data when I’m not connected to wi-fi, so how can I go over my limit?’

With the advent of Wi-Fi Assist in iPhones, the answer to that..

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Have an ‘Appy weekend?

Have an ‘Appy weekend?

What can you do if you provide your staff with phones but you don’t want them to use them during working hours to chat on Twitter or search for funny cat videos on YouTube? You could block them from using these sorts of apps entirely, but that could seem harsh if you provide the phone as a benefit..

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Welcome to your new office?

Welcome to your new office?

Would you prefer to work from where you WANT to be, rather than where you think you HAVE to be? You no longer need to be tethered to a desk in a windowless room! (more…)

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Remember to turn on your phone backup!

Remember to turn on your phone backup!

How important is your digital data? Every week here at Simpatico we see people using their mobile phones for every aspect of their lives but without having a backup plan in place if things go wrong. Recently we were helping a local businesswoman change her old iPhone to a newer model and noticed that..

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New Partnership with KC

New Partnership with KC

We’re very proud to announce that we’ve partnered with Kingston Communications, enabling us to offer KC’s range of services to business in the Hull and Beverley area. (more…)

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Cloud voice: a guide to VoIP phone systems and virtual landlines

Cloud voice: a guide to VoIP phone systems and virtual landlines

Cloud voice (VoIP phone systems) offer a range of features which traditional phone lines can’t, and can be MUCH cheaper.
If your existing phone system is coming to the end of its working life, or if you are setting up new premises, then now is the time to consider a cloud voice system and..

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