Data & Telecoms

Overview

Whilst wireless technology can be an extremely convenient and a cheap retrofit solution, it is not without its drawbacks. Wireless gadgets such as door bells require regular battery replacement, and wifi items can suffer from poor signal strength, interference and slower speeds compared to cable.

During renovations where the installation of additional data cables would provide minimum hassle, it is worth considering your current and future data needs.

If you would like to discuss any current or future requirements for data transmission, please donít hesitate to contact us.

Details

With wireless technology commonplace itís very easy to overlook wired data solutions. Many household telephones only require a single unit to be connected to the telephone line with multiple additional handsets connecting wirelessly to the base unit from around the house. Laptops, games consoles and televisions often have built in wifi to connect and transfer data between each other, even wireless doorbells are now common place where you can carry the receiver around with you, out into the garden so you donít miss a visitor at the front of the house.

Whilst wireless technology can be an extremely convenient and a cheap retrofit solution, it is not without its drawbacks. Wireless gadgets such as door bells require regular battery replacement, and wifi items can suffer from poor signal strength, interference and slower speeds compared to cable.

During renovations where the installation of additional data cables would provide minimum hassle, it is worth considering your current and future data needs. Although not essential in the current world of wifi, an office with a telephone point and Ethernet port to the broadband connection would be far more desirable.

If you are planning on upgrading your television and will be installing cables for sky+, freesat or freeview, donít forget that most sky boxes require connection to the telephone line, and most modern televisions and games consoles can stream online content faster and more efficiently via an Ethernet cable.

If you would like to discuss any current or future requirements for data transmission, please donít hesitate to contact us.