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SES 20M20 ValuePlus Pro Satellite Broadband

Satellite broadband is different Satellite broadband does have its differences – as you’d expect from a technology which reaches properties that traditional networks simply can’t. But it’s available anywhere and almost immediately – it’s entirely up to you. Here’s what you need to know about what’s different with a satellite broadband service. Data allowances First off,…

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Tips for reducing data usage on Apple hardware.

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Tips for reducing data usage on Apple hardware. The four Macs, six iOS devices, Apple TV, VoIP telephone, and numerous other connected devices in the house present a challenge. Unplugging the satellite modem would have worked, but at considerable inconvenience. Instead, I decided to take multiple less-draconian measures: Turn off automatic updates. So far this month,…

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Agri-Tech East Member

Our Boss Richard started his working life on his family farm after 3 years at Easton Agricultural College. In this time (mid 80’s) he was working with Apple ][ computers recording Pig Herd data and worked on early collar transponder feeding for cattle and sow feeding. When the farm closed Richard ran Positive Computing an…

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Our WiFi Routers Support TP-LINK Tether

At Rural Broadband we use TP Link Routers for our satellite services. You can control these with a simple mobile App. TP-LINK Tether for Archer C20i TP-LINK Tether provides the easiest way to access and manage your wifi network with your iOS or Android devices. Download Tether for Android Download Tether for iOS TP-LINK Tether…

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Data Saving on your Connection

Google recently added another way to reduce your PC’s bandwidth demands when you’re on any connection, where every megabyte counts, such as metered satellite. Chrome users can now add a new extension called Data Saver  from the Chrome Web Store that compresses web pages on Google servers before delivering them to your PC, a feature that…

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You could qualify for a subsidised satellite connection!

Want Better Broadband? The UK government is committed to ensuring that every home and business across the entire country has access to at least a basic broadband service running at a minimum speed of 2 Mbps. So, if you’re frustrated by broadband speeds of less than this… You should qualify for a subsidised satellite connection!…

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Christmas Opening Times

Rural Broadband’s Christmas Opening Times are as followed:   Thursday 24th December 9am to 12pm Friday 25th December Closed Saturday 26th December Closed Sunday 27th December Closed Monday 28th December Closed Tuesday 29th December 9am to 5pm Wednesday 30th December 9am to 5pm Thursday 31st December 9am to 12pm Friday 1st January Closed Saturday 2nd…

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Satellite broadband and the benefits for rural areas

In response to calls for it to be broken up BT recently announced a new plan to deliver a minimum of 5-10Mb broadband speeds for those who cannot get fibre. Often that applies to rural users, many of whom are currently stuck on sluggish ADSL (with a few thousand still lumped with dial-up internet). When it comes to…

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Emergency Broadband

You need internet fast. Then the Rural Broadband Auto Trailer can help. Towable with any medium sized car it is ready for use within minutes of stopping. Self powered (12 hours without charging) Automatic alignment for the dish.

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