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4G – Rural Broadband Do I need an external antenna?

Do I need an antenna on my 4G router? In certain locations where the 4G signal is very strong, it may be that the 4G router is more than sufficient by itself to provide good reception. If so, this will dramatically reduce costs from £380 inc VAT to only £129 inc VAT! On BDUK Government

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4G LTE Business Internet Solutions

Fast reliable broadband is critical to many businesses and home workers, but for those located in rural locations it isn’t always the easiest obstacle to overcome. Gaps (or “white spots”) in the wired network across Britain, though shrinking, are still in existence. Add to this that there are also a number of wired areas which

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Rural Broadband | EE Business Partner

Rural Broadband from Heacham, is now an Authorised Stockist of all EE Business mobile products and services. We can supply SIMs for your mobile phone and mobile broadband services for your business. Small business and Corporate. This gives us access to all business and corporate tariffs for iPhone, Android phones, as well as mobile broadband hardware,

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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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How much internet data do you need?

At RuralBroadband.co.uk we often get asked about how much data certain services use. This is a cost control measure with currently data packages on mobile and satellite contracts. This handy table shows how much data some standard online activities use (per user) These figures are only rough estimates – your actual usage is likely be

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Watch out for the Data Hog!

Watch out for data being moved in the background It’s common for users used to a traditional unlimited internet service (however slow) to be blissfully unaware of how much data they’re actually consuming – these days, any connected device tends to move quite a lot of data in the background, a process which would go entirely

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Tips for reducing data usage on Apple hardware.

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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