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27th July 2016
School Holidays

IT & Telephone Health Check for Schools

The School holidays are approaching, with the last day of term in Coventry around the 20th July, the end of the academic year is upon us. […]
27th June 2016

Goodbye! Farewell! Adieu! ISDN

Almost a year ago BT announced they wanted to ‘scrap traditional phone services in 10 years’.  This announcement did not make the headlines of ‘News at […]
27th June 2016
Swyx

Why we love Swyx…

At HBT we sell a variety of systems to suit the particular needs of our customers. At present we find we are recommending SWYX in over […]
16th May 2016
HBT Communications Security

Beware of Hackers

It was discovered last week (May 2016) that a Russian hacker has stolen a database of login credentials for users of Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. More […]
16th May 2016
Estate Agents Competition

Estate Agents: 3 ways to stay ahead of the competition

Calling local Estate Agents… We understand that as an Estate Agent, time is of the essence. Given the hyper-competitive environment in which you operate, it is […]
11th April 2016
WhatsApp Encryption

Who’s watching your device?

You may be reading this blog on a mobile device, it is estimated by Deloitte that 76% of adults now own a Smartphone and they have […]
29th March 2016
VOIP Telephony

8 Reasons to upgrade your phone system to VOIP

VOIP provides businesses with a cost effective alternative to ISDN phone lines. It also offers flexibility and increased reliability. Unsure whether it’s the right time to […]
7th March 2016
microsoft logo

Have you lost Windows Support?

Since the launch of Windows 10 in July 2015, there have been an incredible 67 million downloads worldwide. The benefits of downloading the latest release from Microsoft […]
1st March 2016
HBT Half Marathon Team

They’ve done it!

We’re really pleased to say that our team completed the Coventry Half Marathon on Sunday 28th February 2016 in aid of the Mercia MS Therapy Centre. They […]
26th February 2016
lady on phone

Advice to Schools and Colleges on Handling Bomb Threats

The current threat level for terrorism for the UK is assessed to be severe and this has triggered an increase in the number of schools across […]
24th February 2016
HBT Communications

Our Team Prepare for the Coventry Half Marathon

On Sunday 28th February 2016, some of the HBT Communications team will be taking part in the Coventry Half Marathon. The half marathon will start and […]
23rd February 2016

Take Advantage of Funding Opportunities to Improve your IT and Telecoms

In October 2015 the Government announced it was pulling the plug on the Super Connected Cities voucher scheme. HBT Communications takes a look at other funding […]
22nd February 2016
Handsets image

What is VOIP and can it save my business money?

VOIP is an acronym for Voice Over Internet Protocol, or in more common terms phone service over the Internet. If you have a reasonable quality Internet […]
23rd October 2015
cyber security stats

As the Government pledges £860 Million to Help Businesses Improve Cyber-Security – How safe is your data?

Following the results of a recent Government survey, where it was revealed that a staggering 90% of major UK businesses and 75% of UK SME’s interviewed […]
3rd August 2015
Man looking at Ipad

Take a Fresh Look at VoIP

With the availability of pure fibre internet infrastructure though the Coventry Core, and other similar city initiatives, the time to move over to Voice over IP […]