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Midlands-based broadband provider Gigabit Networks is thrilled to announce it will be sponsoring the Derby Rugby Football Club (DRFC) this year. The collaborative deal, which is expected to be the start of a longstanding relationship between the two, is inspired by Gigabit Networks’ mission to bring new connectivity benefits and award-winning levels of service to the Derby community.
There are many obvious advantages if we think about how the internet is influencing the healthcare sector. Efficiency is the first word that would come to mind, amongst many others. Technology’s main purpose is helping and improving our way of living; so it goes hand in hand with a doctor or nurses key objectives. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons on why healthcare needs reliable internet
Mastercard is rolling out a new scheme of biometric payments – as part of their efforts to create more enjoyable shopping experiences for their customers. Customer’s transactions will (literally) be as simple as smiling for a camera or waving your hand to a reader. From swipe and tap to smile and wave – payments will be more seamless for your business than ever.
Gigabit Networks will offer Full Fibre internet to residential properties in Derby where CityFibre is investing £45million in rolling out a Full Fibre network across the city. The first customers are expected to be connected in September this year. We join a growing list of consumer ISPs to offer Full Fibre services to consumers over CityFibre’s national open access networks.
School life is a fundamental part of growing up. Connecting with friends, learning new things and having different experiences all count towards the development of a young child’s path to a successful adulthood. And reliable Internet access is at the heart of all of these contributors. Without it, children miss out on learning and potentially a sense of belonging – especially when they’re not able to stay in touch with friends and teachers.
Gigabit Networks – the Midlands champion for ultrafast internet – and Internet4Schools are today announcing a partnership that will drive internet speeds in schools up to gigabit speeds. For many schools this will represent at least a 10-times increase in current speeds, enabling more apps, digital learning and better-quality remote learning if required in the future.
The coronavirus pandemic forced almost the entire country’s workforce to relocate to a makeshift home office. March 2020 saw a surge in home Internet usage – and with the parents working in the living room and the kids streaming on their devices, the need for fast and reliable Internet access was more critical than ever.
Child Safety Week is an annual campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) to raise awareness for children accidents and how they can be prevented. The week – that runs between 7th and 13th June this year – acts as a catalyst for conversations and activities about child safety amongst communities all around the UK.