Tips for better business broadband

Having a fast and dependable broadband connection is key to the success of every company operating online today.

Here, we look at some useful tips to consider that can boost your business’s broadband.

Make sure your broadband is business grade

Whether you run a new start-up or a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME), it’s important to ensure that the broadband connection you are using is not a basic residential option.

Today, you’ll find broadband options that are specifically tailored for business use, and provide as much bandwidth as your enterprise needs to operate. Check with your internet service provider (ISP) and ensure you’re on the right plan.

System-hungry devices? Plug them in

While the concept of a streamlined wireless office can be attractive, when you have devices and processes that consume a lot of data, a professionally installed wired connections can deliver a faster and more dependable connection.

If your broadband is slow on specific devices, try plugging them into your router with an ethernet cable.

Upgrade your router

Like any type of technology, routers can become obsolete.

If your firm’s router has been on site for five years or more, it could be negatively impacting the performance of your broadband. Upgrade your router with the latest model available to keep it up-to-date with the latest advances in Wi-Fi, but make sure it is compatible with the broadband package you use.

If you’re struggling with performance issues, or all of this seems a bit too technical for your team, reach out to us today at 127 Solutions for stress-free IT Support.