Telecoms News and Advice from Simpatico

Calling all Charities!

Calling all Charities!

With the new financial year approaching, have you reviewed your telecoms costs? We are committed to helping local charities in a difficult financial environment, and can offer you discounted rates on landline phones and broadband. (more…)

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Is a bigger phone better?

Is a bigger phone better?

For some people a bigger screen is a real plus point with a mobile phone. For others, it just means it won’t fit in their pocket! (more…)

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£1000 for a phone – is it worth it?

£1000 for a phone – is it worth it?

Would you spend a thousand pounds on an iPhone X? (that’s pronounced ’10’ as in the Roman numeral, if you didn’t know!) Even more if you want the 256gb version. If you’re the sort of person who needs to have the best and newest piece of kit, then perhaps you can justify..

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In Memoriam Windows Phone

We’ve all know it for a long time, but Microsoft have finally admitted that Windows Phone is dead. (more…)

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New iPhone, new Galaxy Note

New iPhone, new Galaxy Note

If your contract is due for renewal soon and you’re keen to get the latest technology, then September will be a big month. Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 8 will be revealed on 12th September, and the Samsung Note 8 launches mid-month. (more…)

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No longer just a phone – payment goes mobile

No longer just a phone – payment goes mobile

We’ve become accustomed to our phones being more than just phones – they’re cameras, music players, contact managers and general computers. Increasingly you can also use your phone to pay for small amounts, in much the same way as we’ve become used to contactless credit and..

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Free EU mobile roaming…almost

Free EU mobile roaming…almost

Today is the day when you’re now free to roam across the EU with no additional charges. This has been a long time in the works, but finally you can concentrate on your business (or your holiday) without worrying about racking up enormous charges – the rates you pay will be the same as..

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Mobiles down the toilet?

Mobiles down the toilet?

In a recent survey, a quarter of respondents admitted to dropping their mobile phone down a toilet. Really?! But seriously, how well are your handsets being looked after? (more…)

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Working from home and mobile phone coverage

Working from home and mobile phone coverage

According to a recent survey, 43% of UK employees worked from home at least once in 2016. And yet 32% complained of patchy mobile phone reception – whilst 11% suffered from no signal at all. (more…)

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How often do you breach your data limits?

How often do you breach your data limits?

How closely do you monitor your and your staff’s data usage? You may see significant differences between users, due to different usage habits or different settings on their handsets.

A recent survey by comparison website Broadband Genie showed that one in ten users exceeeded their data..

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Cybersecurity & mobile phones: how prepared are you?

Cybersecurity & mobile phones: how prepared are you?

Phones aren’t really phones anymore. They are computers – and like anything sitting on your desktop, they are a potential route into your company data. What systems do you have in place to limit the risk? (more…)

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus launched

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus launched

As Samsung’s flagship models, you can be sure they incorporate all the latest features which many business mobile users require. Are these the phones for you?

The thing you first notice is the screen dimensions – which, whilst larger than the S7 and S8, scarcely make the handsets..

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