What is Broadband

The term ‘broadband’refers to a fast permanent internet connections. An internet connection that is always on and unlike the old fashioned dial up internet where you established a connection (dialed up) as and when you need to access the internet. The most common form of … Read more

What is a good download and upload speed for gaming

The latest XBox and Playstation game consoles require a minimum of 3Mb download and 0.5 Mbps (500 Kbps) upload speed. This is the minimum requirement for a single player. For better multi-player online gaming performance, we recommend download speeds closer to 15–25 Mbps and an … Read more

How do I change the wi-fi channel on my BT Hub?

BT do not recommend manually changing wireless channels on the BT Hubs as this turns off Smart Wireless. When Smart Wireless is on, the Hub will automatically select the wireless channel with the least interference. If you would like to still go ahead your can … Read more


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What is the Domain Name System (DNS)? DNS is a mechanism by which website domain names (such as www.google.co.uk and www.bbc.co.uk) are translated into an IP address (for example, 216.58.213.67 and 151.101.192.81). All domains have a public IP address assigned to them. When you try … Read more

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