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WiFi

WiFi is used in more and more households via more and more devices.  You will notice as you buy more technology for your home that the connectivity is available with WiFi.  Why – because it is flexible and means that you don’t need to use any wires to connect to your router. 

As we become more connected in the home and more devices that we use require internet connectivity it is vital to get the best broadband available in your area and budget.  This will mean that you gain access to the fastest speeds available for your area and it will tolerate a high level of devices whilst providing a good service and will give less disruption for example for when you are streaming TV.

You can improve your WiFi network which tends to work better the closer to the router you are but installing WiFi extenders or mesh networks is helpful.   These are super helpful to get a better signal in a black spot, different room or closer to where you are connecting more devices.  There are optimum ways to achieve this and an Approved WiFi Installer may be able to guide you in the best direction and install the necessary WiFi extenders or network points where a better service can be delivered.

For businesses looking to install or repair WiFi at their premises, it may also be useful to check out the WiFi services directory on our sister website here.

Just what is Alexa?

Smart tech is here to stay, becoming more and more of our everyday lives.  However, it is still easy to get confused between the Google Assistant, Alexa, Google Nest Mini and the Amazon Echo Dot – all integral to controlling our smart tech at home.

Here is a quick download of exactly what Alexa is.

What is Alexa?


Simply put, Alexa is a device that will recognise your spoken commands and respond to you – this means you can ask questions to find out the answers and instruct your Alexa to play music for example.  The most common place to find Alexa is in the Amazon Echo – a range of speakers that come complete with the Alexa software.  However, with increasing use of virtual assistants you will find the Alexa software in the likes of cars and other third-party speakers.

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What is the best broadband provider?

Broadband has become an essential utility, on par with gas, electricity and water. Few homes are ever without it and, with an increased dependence on connectivity, who we choose to provide that broadband becomes an important consideration.

As times are tough and money needs to stretch further than ever, our attention naturally turns to getting the best deal.

As broadband can be a significant monthly outgoing, anything you can save without impacting your service has to be a good thing.

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Starlink Internet – the new high speed internet service

What is Starlink Internet?


Starlink Internet service is provided by a satellite system. It is an alternative service to the likes of BT, Virgin or any other broadband provider and who you typically think of as your broadband choices.

Who is it provided by?


Starlink Internet is the brainchild of Elon Musk and his team and already Starlink has sent 100’s of satellites into space – this is for his Starlink service which he is aiming to offer worldwide.

Why would Starlink Internet be an option for you?


In many rural locations, getting a decent internet speed to be able to stream, game or work from home, or even just to satisfy your family needs is a challenge, due to speeds that you can get or even the choice of broadband providers.  So here enters Starlink Internet.

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Installing your Starlink

Order the equipment to your home


Once you have made your order everything you need to get you Starlink operational arrives in one package, this consists of:

  • flat large pizza box-sized dish

  • tripod stand for the dish

  • 100ft of cable

  • a WiFi router for connecting to the dish

  • setup guide


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Could your home benefit from a Wi-Fi booster?

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What’s causing your Wi-Fi signal issues?

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How can router location impact your Wi-Fi?

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WiFi is so important for your smart home devices

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Why should you use an Approved Installer?

We provide consumers with an easy-to-use free directory of businesses for installation services for anything technology based in the home.  Whether it is a simple aerial fix or installation, automating [...]read moreWhy should you use an Approved Installer?

Get Ready for the Summer with WiFi in your garden

We are still set to have a heatwave in August and even without the heatwave, the weather hasn’t been too bad.  With the kids off, wouldn’t it be great to [...]read moreGet Ready for the Summer with WiFi in your garden

Thinking about getting a smart doorbell?

Smart Doorbells are becoming more and more popular to enable homeowners to see who is at their door and to provide additional home security.  With the increase of smart devices [...]read moreThinking about getting a smart doorbell?

ClearFlow networking range by Antiference

https://youtu.be/y6H4ymScOso Antiference have clearly established themselves in the networking sector with their ClearFlow range which provides a suite of products for networking and WiFi. Focusing on quality and upgrades as [...]read moreClearFlow networking range by Antiference

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