Broadband, Wireless and Network Setup

Wireless and Network setup / Problem Solving

There are all sorts of Wireless extension systems available starting with Wireless mains extenders these use the earth cable to transmit and receive data using a transceiver connected to the router and a Wireless transceiver at or near the receiving device these are dependant on the wiring layout of the premises so because of this they can be unreliable , Examples of these are TP Link TLWA4220KIT .

The next system is Wireless Network Extending this works OK but because the extender has to be placed in the range of the original router it tends to add a room or 2’s width in one direction and can be effected by interference in the same manor as the first router. Examples of these are the TP Link RE200 AC750 .

The most effective for covering a large area is to have a cabled network infer structure with strategically placed access points in or near the required areas. Examples of these are the TP Link TL-WA901ND Wireless N Access Point, or the EAP115 Wireless N Ceiling Mounted Access Point.

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Due to the nature of wireless it is always better for us to complete a site survey to see where problems may occur, these may be as simple as RSJ’s or other sorts of wireless interference most of which can be avoided by placing the router in the most appropriate place or alternatively access points may be used to get around the blockage.



Fibre to the Cabinet / Fibre to the Premises

With potential speeds of 2.5Gbs the Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) is the most exciting development but due to the high costs the starting point for this will be 100 megabits download going to an initial 2.5 million premises.

For the rest of us lucky enough to get an enabled exchange there is Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC, VDSL2), currently offering up to 40 Megabits download and 10 megabits upload,

Plusnet are currently listing this product with unlimited usage allowance and a free hub for £27.50 per month on an 18 month Contract.

The Exchanges at Nuneaton, Solihull, Earlsdon, Warwick, Kenilworth, Berkswell (at Balsall Common) Knowle , Royal Leamington Spa, Rugby, Banbury , Daventry and Stratford on Avon Southam including Long Itchington, Bedworth, Marton, Selly Oak. Foleshill, Four Oaks, Birmingham Central, Chapel End, Shirley, Kineton, Little Kineton,, Knowle Lighthotne, Lighthorne Heath, Wolston, Brandon,Tool Bar, Wood End, Baginton, Fillongley, Ryton on Dunsmore, Welford on Avon, Long Marston, Temple Herdewyke are all now Listed as connected.

2015 fibre activations so far Wellesbourne, Loxley, Hampton Lucy, Charlecote, Heathcote, Blackdown, Lapworth, Henley in Arden,Moreton Morrell, Stretton on Dunsmore,Rugby, Bishops Itchington, Harbury, Wootton Wawen, Bishopton(Stratford on Avon), Newbold on Stour, Upper Brailes, Binley Woods, Corley Coventry, Exhall Coventry including Bayton Road, Upper Quinton and Lower Quinton are now all fibre activated.

For those of us out of reach of the fibre networks there is Satellite broadband offering speeds of up to 20Mbit/s the charges are similar to the mobile model from £30 for 10GB in a month up to £80 for 100GB per month the required equipment is listed as £100 or you can rent it and there is a charge to install alternatively you can arrange your own installer or self install this is with suppliers such as Tooway.

There is help for businesses in the form of a voucher to cover installation costs this is provided via the local council you will need to fill in the application form this link is to the form for Coventry, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire and applies to business with less than 250 Employees, a turn over of less than 43m euros, not received more than 200k euros in public grants in the last 3 years, and do not belong to a parent group that has exceeded the same restrictions.

Broadband and wireless network setup

The companies offering broadband suitable for low usage starting from £6.99 per month for an up to 17Mb (always less than this depending on distance from the exchange) with a unlimited usage allowance for something such as Plusnet.

BT Total Broadband are also offering a 20Mb Service(or Lower) at a Starting at cost of £24.95 per Month on an 12 month Contract including a 12 GB usage Limit.

If your not sure which of the many Internet service providers to use give us a call and we will talk you through all the best options.

For a quick response ring our Mobile Phone number 07896242565 or Local Call 01926 350906

Which ever broadband supplier you choose we are able to setup your broadband equipment in any configuration either wired, Wifi or multiple access points or any combination you require.

We are also able to offer a complete diagnostics service for when problems occur.

Our onsite problem solving service is available at your home or business premises in the city of Coventry and the county of Warwickshire (Including Warwick, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Stratford upon Avon, Banbury, Southam, Bloxham Kineton and surrounding villages).



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