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BT to Shut Down PSTN and ISDN Networks– What You Need To Know

In 2015, BT Openreach announced that they would be phasing out the current PSTN and ISDN networks, meaning customers will need to make plans to move to internet-based telecommunications, such as SIP trunking. Since the announcement, there has been some panic and confusion within businesses in regards to their phone systems. Many are being told […]

May 2, 2018

Channel raises more than £4000 to help children with developmental difficulties

An enthusiastic 12 strong team from Channel, completed the gruelling Dartmoor Ten Tors Challenge over 2 days last month. Donations have continued to pour in well after the event, with donations now totalling a huge £4077.57 for Somerset children’s charity Bibic. Nick Boulton, our Sales Director, said: “We’re delighted to have taken part in this […]

November 17, 2017

THE NEW iOS 11……A GIANT STEP FOR iPhone!

What’s new for the handset in Apple’s latest version of their iOS software? Automatic setup If a customer is moving from their previous iPhone to their new iPhone, they can simply hold their new iPhone near an iOS device that they already own, and many of their personal settings, preferences and passwords are quickly and […]

September 19, 2017

iPhone 8 Vs iPhone X

With Apple announcing 3 new phones recently, you may find yourself wondering what the difference between them all is. Here we give a quick summary on what is new on each handset. iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus • Colours: Gold, Silver or Space Grey • Comes in the 64GB & 256GB memory variants • […]

September 19, 2017

Hannah & Jayne take on the 10K

On Sunday 7th May, two of Channels employees put on their running gear and took to the streets of Bristol for the SimplyHealth 10k, alongside 13,000 other runners! Along the route they took in some of Bristol’s iconic views, including the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge. Business Account Manager Hannah, along with Jayne in the Networks […]

May 25, 2017

Gareth Wins Employee of the Quarter Award

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Spring 2017 Employee of the Quarter award is Systems Engineer, Gareth Spencer. When asked why Gareth is deserving of this award, words like “extremely professional”, “very thorough”, and “goes the extra mile” came forward from his colleagues. All of these are true about Gareth. He […]

April 25, 2017

Channel’s day at the races…

Last month Channel went to the races!! Well unfortunately we didn’t really….but we had the next best thing, a race day inspired telephone session thought-up and managed by Channel Business Account Manager, Hannah, as a topical tribute to the exciting Cheltenham race week. Our Sales Team donned their glad rags and best racing themed attire […]

April 12, 2017

The 7 vs The 7

This is the major fight that the technology world is interested in. The latest flagship phones from Apple and Samsung Compare?

December 7, 2016

What is a leased line?

A leased line is a dedicated fibre-optic connection between your premises and the telephone exchange.

December 2, 2016

VoIP phone

VoIP phones can be simple software-based softphones or purpose-built hardware devices that appear much like an ordinary telephone or a cordless phone.

November 11, 2016

PSTN integration

The Media VoIP Gateway connects the digital media stream, so as to complete creating the path for voice as well as data media.

November 11, 2016

SIP Technology

ISDN services are typically limited to the channel blocks in which they are bought (typically 2, 10, 20, or 30), whereas SIP is deployed across a business’s existing WAN.

September 26, 2016

Birthday surprise at Channel HQ

This month we headed to Bristol’s buzzing Harbourside to celebrate the special Birthday of one of our longest standing colleagues.

August 31, 2016