Wired telephone lines are getting cut

Wired telephone lines are getting cut

A guest blog from The One Point on the big telephone switch-off The PSTN, or Public Service Telephone Network, used to be big in our lives. But in 2025, the PSTN will be switched off. So what? From a personal point of view, nobody cares. The change is all part of technological progress, right?! Look at how news travels when we welcome the birth of a new arrival to our families. A generation ago,...

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Is your mobile data usage burning money?

Is your mobile data usage burning money?

Are you a business owner who has had a shock mobile data bill? You’re not alone, writes The One Point… Many organisations unknowingly spend too much money on a poorly managed business phone contract, costing them thousands of pounds each year. Solutions exist, such as shared data plans, but bill shock still happens when someone exceeds their monthly allowance resulting in an unexpectedly large...

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Connectivity: viruses aren’t just airborne

Connectivity: viruses aren’t just airborne

The One Point on what you can do to make sure your systems are secure... Like good health, most people don’t appreciate good connectivity and internet security until they lose it. If these past few years have taught us anything, good connectivity is vital to stay productive and up to date with the rest of the world. No event in recent history has brought more disruption to people’s personal and...

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The top five properties of carbon fibre reinforced polymer

The top five properties of carbon fibre reinforced polymer

If you are in charge of organising structural repairs or reinforcements within your workplace, you might have discussed the option of using carbon fibre reinforced polymers with your contractor. And if you haven’t heard about the wonder that is carbon fibre reinforced polymers – it’s only a matter of time before it’s recommended to you! You won’t find carbon fibre reinforced polymers in most...

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Carbon fibre-reinforced polymer – what is it? And what are its advantages and disadvantages?

Carbon fibre-reinforced polymer – what is it? And what are its advantages and disadvantages?

Described as the ‘wonder material of the century’, carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) is favoured by concrete repairs and strengthening specialists all over. The popularity of CFRP rose in 2016 and has been that way since – and we can see why! It is almost four times stronger than aluminium and 75 times lighter than steel, and gets the job done quickly, easily, and often more effectively in...

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