The connectivity that underpins your processes, supports your people and keeps your customers coming back is key to your business success. Slow, underpowered or unreliable internet provision hinders efficiency and productivity whilst increasing frustration and stress for your people. Meanwhile, your competitors are racing ahead.
Under the Hood
Knowing how to connect your business and how your connectivity compares to the competition is as important as understanding how your pricing, customer service and reputation stacks up. If your current and planned technology investment isn’t keeping track with your competitors, you may be in danger of losing your lead.
Stepping up a Gear
Companies with fewer people are most likely to be unhappy with their internet capability. Understanding how you compare with your competitors can help predict whether you’re going to be able to maintain the pace – or whether you’re in danger of stalling.
Businesses are switching to the fast lane. Unifying communications; offering an unrivalled customer experience; guaranteeing reliable e-commerce — it’s what’s setting businesses apart in our digital workplace era. However, legacy connectivity solutions may struggle to support new bandwidth hungry applications.
Light: Web browsing • Social media • VoIP calls • Basic email
Moderate: Wi-Fi • File sharing • Cloud services (eg Office 365) • VoIP video calls Email with attachments
High: Backup • Streaming webinar • Uploading large files Multiple devices per user • VOIP and Skype • Video conferencing
Choosing the Best Solution for Your Business
From ADSL to leased lines, there’s a wealth of options to choose from. Understanding your business needs not just today, but to cater for the demands of a rapidly changing digital workplace, is the first step in identifying your connectivity strategy.
Whether it’s an uncontended private connection, industry leading service level agreements or an entry level option that’s most important to your business, there’s an internet solution to match your requirements and your budget.
Connectivity Comparison Chart
Download our Comparison Chart to learn about how budget affects download and upload speeds.
The Future is Getting Faster
Within the next two years, superfast broadband will be available to almost 95% of London based businesses. Elsewhere, 82% - 89% of businesses, depending on where in the country they’re based, will have access to the fastert speeds, with only businesses in the South West unlikely to see more than 78% coverage. Businesses who put off reviewing and upgrading their internet connection will see the gap in their connectivity capability widening, risking competitive disadvantage.Understanding Internet Solutions
The Ultimate Guide is a comprehensive overview of the options available. Exploring the benefits of each solution, including efficiency, reliability and productivity, the guide gives an overview of how each technology works, which businesses they’re best suited to and the download/upload speeds you can expect.
Internet Access Knowledge
Changes to Terms and Conditions
We have made an amendment to our General Conditions to include a definition of Supplier. We have made this change because the General Conditions together with the relevant product and service specific terms and conditions contained with Schedules 3 and 4 will soon apply to all direct customer contracts across the Chess Group.
Terms and Conditions - WLR Single Analogue Lines, WLR Multiline, ISDN2 and ISDN30 Services – COVID-19
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic Openreach has confirmed that they have put in place a support scheme for Small and Medium Enterprises with respect to WLR Single Analogue Lines, WLR Multiline, ISDN2 and ISDN30 services whereby they will support Small and Medium Enterprises, upon request, to;
10 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Remote Team
As the reality dawns that we are all going to be working from home a lot more in the future, how do we make sure we make the most of it? There are plenty of benefits, but possibly a few challenges too, especially if you are a manager. There will be difficulties that you may not have dealt with before – especially if you’ve been used to sitting in an office with your team.
Here are a few tips to help get the most out of your team and your day