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How to become an introducer

The business world relies on referrals and Comms Connect are no different. We are currently looking for IT companies to act as introducers to refer certain customers to us; those who want to take advantage of great deals on mobile phone or VOiP line contracts. As an IT introducer you can earn 20% commission for […]

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Comms Connect Gains Technical Alliance Partner Status with Gamma

Hertfordshire based communications provider Comms Connect is awarded Technical Alliance Partner status with Gamma. Established in 1997, Comms Connect has grown to become one of the UK’s leading business communication providers, offering solutions across voice, data, mobile and energy. With a reputation built around great customer care, Comms Connect have now celebrated 24 years of […]

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Chatbots, a brief introduction

What is a chatbot? In simple terms, chatbots are computers which are programmed to simulate human conversation. Not only can they tell you what the weather is going to be like today (Alexa), but they can also be very useful in a business setting and are quickly gaining in popularity among users and companies alike. […]

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How to curb your smartphone addiction

According to a study conducted by King’s College in March 2021, 38.9% of people are addicted to their smartphone.  The pandemic has not helped matters: while we haven’t been able to go to work or socialise in person, we have turned to online interaction and entertainment to replace the office or pub banter. Whether it’s […]

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Protect yourself against scooter-riding phone thieves

At Comms Connect we all welcome the gradual return to normality, but one thing we are not pleased to see is a resurgence of  moped and scooter-riding mobile phone theft. It can be difficult to completely protect yourself against being a victim of this crime even if you follow all the sensible precautions on usage […]

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Beat the BT Switch Off with PhoneLine+

Did you know that in 2025 BT are switching off all traditional ISDN phone lines? With Comms Connect you can beat the rush to switch with our new product — PhoneLine+.   What is PhoneLine+? PhoneLine+ is a simple internet-based telephone system, which you can set up to serve the needs of your small business. […]

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Why it’s Time to Employ Unified Endpoint Management

No-one can deny that traditional ways of working have changed dramatically over the past few years, and even more rapidly since Covid.  Remote or blended working has become the norm rather than being frowned upon by a lot of organisations. This sea change has led to the rapid development of Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) systems, […]

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Why is the Price of Energy Rising?

Most people probably don’t look too closely at their business energy bills and unless the price rockets, they will probably pay them without much scrutiny especially if they are busy. However, customers may want to look at their bills more closely in the next few months as energy contracts continue to increase in price, with […]

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How to Use Wifi Calling on Your Mobile

These days we all get stressed out when we don’t have a decent WiFi connection to check our WhatsApp or social media. However, it can be equally annoying if we don’t have a good enough phone signal to make an important call. Instead of waving your phone about trying to get a couple of bars […]

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SMS Scam Warning

Comms Connect has been made aware of a Flubot SMS scam via Vodafone and are advising customers to be especially vigilant with this piece of malware and to always be very careful about clicking on any links received in an SMS. The scam text message in this instance is impersonating DHL on the Vodafone network […]

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How To Use Your Mobile to Help You Stay Safe

This week our thoughts turn to the importance of keeping safe. It is vital to ensure that we are as protected as we can be at all times. Did you know your mobile can be a useful tool to summon help from either the emergency service or trusted contacts? Getting help via iPhone If you […]

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Call Centres can look towards an integrated future with Horizon Contact

Do you want to make it easier for your customers to engage with you?  Launched this week, the new Horizon Contact cloud-based solution can do just that. How? Horizon Contact is a cloud-based contact centre solution which works alongside the current Horizon system.  Businesses from between 2-500 employees who are already using Horizon can easily […]

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MARCH MADNESS iPad GIVEAWAY

Spring is on the way so let’s celebrate! We are GIVING AWAY A BRAND NEW iPad!   You will need to: 1) Follow our LinkedIn Business Page 2) Like the post on LinkedIn 3) Tag a colleague on LinkedIn The new Apple iPad is so versatile. It features the powerful A12 Bionic chip and iPadOS14 […]

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COMMS CONNECT SUPPORTS CAMPAIGN TO END #DIGITALPOVERTY

We are delighted to be helping CommUNITY Barnet by donating a laptop to their Digital Poverty Campaign. CommUNITY Barnet launched their campaign to end digital poverty at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, and so far have raised £2000 through Crowdfunding to ensure that local schoolchildren can access school online. As well as raising money […]

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LOCKDOWN LEARNING GETS BOOST FROM MOBILE PROVIDERS

With at least another month in lockdown and schools not opening their doors until 8 March at the earliest, students are stuck at home online learning. This is generally fine if they have the means to access the internet easily, however many disadvantaged pupils do not have the luxury of being able to log on […]

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Save Money on your Broadband Today!

If you run a business you may be thinking about how you can make savings in these challenging times. Comms Connect would like to help you to cut the cost of any new broadband provision, but still provide you with the same excellent level of service we are known for. Any customers who need to […]

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HOW TO REDUCE BUSINESS OVERHEADS DURING UNCERTAINTY

IMPORTANT – If you pay business energy costs this email could save you money. We are in “Lock Down” and most businesses are looking at what they can do to get them through the immediate future. There are many concerns but this could be a little piece of good news! We explain why below: Oil […]

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CORONA-VIRUS – how to set up home working

In light of the status change to pandemic we are seeing a surge in enquiries from customers asking how they can set up home working. There is a particular product that we recommend and are supporting our customers with because it is: highly compatible low cost easy to use The product we prefer is Horizon […]

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM THE FRAUDSTERS

We increasingly hear of cyber crime with fraudsters getting up to all sorts of mischief with our money. It’s all very alarming. To add insult to injury those heartless bad guys have taken advantage of the latest Ofcom rules enabling them to send a text to networks and receive YOUR PAC code! Countless businesses have […]

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IS FLIGHT MODE STILL NECESSARY?

This week we have heard horror stories in the news from those who forgot to switch on flight mode. One story explained that a passenger forgot to switch her phone to flight mode before stowing it in her hand luggage for the flight, she received a bill that was twice the price of her transatlantic […]

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