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Here at Lake Technologies, we like to share useful technical tips, industry trends, technological breakthroughs and our day-to-day experiences with you here on the Hub. Here, we will be keeping you up to date with all the latest telecoms news, both at Lake Technologies and right across the telecommunications industry in general.

The Hub is more than just a blog. It is a resource for anyone interested in learning more about the latest telecoms news and technology, how to optimise your business communications, and how to get the most out of your business telephone system and broadband network. Stay tuned for regular updates.

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Maintain business continuity with Cloud computing

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail, as the old saying goes. With so much of our business now reliant on a steady broadband connection, any unforeseen event that impacts your network connectivity could have serious implications for your operations. But, by following some basic business continuity principles and moving to Cloud-based computing you can […]

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Microsoft Teams to replace Skype for Business Online

If you rely on Skype for Business to bring your team closer together, it may come as a surprise to hear that Microsoft is planning to axe their Skype for Business Online service in 2021 and replace it with new enterprise app, Microsoft Teams. What does this mean and how will it affect your business? […]

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Is it time to switch from BT Versatility to a new IP telephone system?

With the impending shutdown of the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) scheduled for 2025, analogue and ISDN phone systems are about to become obsolete. If your business relies on a BT Versatility system that is set up to work over PSTN or ISDN lines, you will need to make the inevitable transition to a digital […]

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8 reasons to make Lake Technologies your business telecoms provider

Are you looking for small business telecom solutions in the North West of England? Lake Technologies provides some of the best business telecom services in the region, offering unbeatable value and service in the process. Here are eight compelling reasons why you should make us your business telephone systems provider of choice. […]

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How to gain customer loyalty with a contact centre

Customers remember businesses that handle their queries effectively and reward them with their loyalty. When you consider it costs five times more to attract a new customer than it does to keep one and that just a 5% increase in customer retention can boost your profits by as much as 95%, it pays to deliver first-class service. Contact centre software is your customer service secret weapon and Lake Technologies is here to tell you why. […]

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Your 5G FAQs answered

The buzzword in mobile phones at the moment is 5G. The fifth generation of mobile internet technology is slowly but surely being rolled out across the UK and into the North West of England, bringing with it high-speed access to our data. In readiness for its arrival nationwide, Lake Technologies answers all your frequently asked […]

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Just how mobile are we in the North West?

Mobile has become an essential tool in our hectic business and social lives. As passionate advocates of business mobile solutions ourselves, we like to keep on top of the latest trends and developments in the world of mobile here at Lake Technologies. Here are three mobile stories affecting the North West of England that caught our eye this month. […]

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How will the ISDN switch-off affect my business?

You may have heard already that the BT Openreach ISDN switch off has been earmarked for 2025. Although not a cause for immediate concern, a little bit of foresight now could save you a whole lot of hassle down the line. […]

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Analogue vs ISDN vs VoIP: what is the best business telephone system?

The choice of telephone systems available to modern day business owners is as confusing as it is varied. Should you invest in ISDN instead of PSTN and what’s the difference anyway? […]

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The benefits of a business telephone system built around you

The telephone system is still the beating heart of most modern businesses. Nothing comes close to the convenience, immediacy and human touch of a phone call. […]

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