Benefits of broadband for business

Superfast and gigabit broadband will enable local businesses to access the latest digital connectivity and its applications to help create jobs, to promote research and development, and to support innovation and growth. Access to leading edge technology will help to attract new businesses and investment to the county.

What benefits could taking up a superfast or gigabit broadband service bring to your company?

  • Boost productivity
    Faster speeds even at the busiest times of day mean that your business does not need to suffer the frustrations of buffering any more!  Capture that time back to boost your productivity and staff morale.

  • Online file sharing
    Get instant access to shared online workspaces and take collaborative working to a whole new level.

  • ‘Cloud' based services
    Providing a host of benefits including increased capacity, server storage, saving costs, and enabling business to interact more efficiently with customers.

  • Data storage and backup
    Combine hosted applications with online data storage and backup, and you’ll dramatically reduce the cost of computer hardware.

  • HD and 3D video conferencing
    Talk through and agree ideas face-to-face via full HD video calls with colleagues, customers and suppliers – anywhere in the world. It’s even possible to do it in 3D!

  • Increase efficiencies
    Including reducing the need to travel through tele or video conferencing and remote access to the office.

  • Media-heavy files
    You won’t have to wait ages to download massive, media-heavy files.

  • Increase innovation
    Through applied technology.

  • Access new domestic and global markets
    Through website and internet enabled marketing, promotion and data transfer.

  • Social media
    Accounts such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook are used for everything from organising events to product promotion and market research. Social media has the ability to connect people and brands around the world, creating a huge global network.

  • Reduce Costs
    Cut down on energy use by using cloud computing which means less need for energy-hungry servers at every office.

Want to start your own business?

Superfast or gigabit broadband can help, opening up a world of low-cost business software and allowing for the quick upload and download of large files and images. Cut your commute and create time to enjoy all the benefits of superfast or gigabit broadband.

Don’t take our word for it. Why not hear from local  companies who are already benefitting from a superfast broadband or gigabit service to boost their business? View the videos and stories on our Case Studies page to find out more.

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