domestic broadband

Wrong Broadband Slows Down Small Business

Small firms relying on a domestic broadband connection are damaging their productivity due to unreliable download speeds and limited bandwidth, research has revealed. A TalkTalk Business survey of 300 small businesses found that 70% were reliant on domestic broadband rather than business broadband. Of those using domestic broadband, 10% experienced up to five hours downtime a week, while 18 % lost 2.5 hours. TalkTalk Business transformation director, Andy Lockwood, said that domestic broadband is not designed to cope with the demands of a business. “From emailing customers, clients and suppliers, to running a successful e-commerce operation, broadband connectivity is the lifeblood of any small firm and impacts on virtually all aspects of its business performance.” Founder of IT... »