It’s a polite enquiry you hear whenever you visit your favourite fast food outlet: “Would you like fries with that?”.
Most of the time, we use this blog to dispense tips, advice and news on anything related to communications technology, but every now and then we like to reveal our human side too, introducing you to some of the people behind the DRC brand.
How much time do you spend scrutinising your business phone bill when it arrives each month? Probably not too much if the number at the bottom is roughly in line with your expectations.
Project Beacon, the joint undertaking between Vodafone and Telefónica UK (parent company of O2) to upgrade all sites across both networks to 4G is virtually complete, with around 97% of sites upgraded as of the end of 2017.
One of the questions we’re most frequently asked by clients is “Can we have unlimited mobile data?”. As we’ve come to depend on our smartphones for so much more than just voice calls, it seems we’ve developed an insatiable appetite for data, but do you know how much you actually use each month?
In the mid-1990’s, a certain telecoms company ran an ad campaign with the strapline, “It’s good to talk”… the intervening decades have seen huge leaps forward in communications technology, but this statement remains as true as it ever did.
In less than a year, the new *General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into effect and after 25th May 2018, any organisations failing to comply with the new legislation can be fined up to 4% of their annual global turnover – or a maximum of €20 Million for the most serious infringements.
Has your business fully embraced the concept of mobile working.
There’s no question that adopting a culture of mobile working makes an organisation more agile and efficient; inevitably though, encouraging staff to use their smart devices wherever they need to raises concerns around security and the safeguarding of company data.
Since 2003, it’s been illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving, and in March this year, the penalties for anyone breaking the law were significantly increased.
As a business owner, you’ll have done everything you can to secure and protect critical company assets like people, buildings and vehicles from all the eventualities you can anticipate. You’ll have made certain there are no weaknesses in your IT infrastructure, and in the desktop PCs your staff use every day.