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Throttling And The “Big Switch-off”

With OpenReach now ‘throttling’ broadband speeds and limiting phone calls as measures designed to gently “nudge” customers to upgrade as the “Big Switch-off” approaches, we look at exactly what’s happening, why, and when.   What Is The Big Switch-off?  The “Big Switchoff” refers to the switch from the old copper phone network to a new ‘Digital Voice’ alternative. Back […]

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Microsoft Office 2013

Office 2013 End of support lifecycle – 11th April 2023

Microsoft’s Office 2013, as the name suggest has been around for 10 years.  On April 11th 2023, Microsoft will end support for the Office 2013 suite. Microsoft will no longer provide support or security updates for the product. https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/microsoft-office-2013 Microsoft has maintained the support for Office 2013 by providing security updates and ensuring it can […]

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Microsoft 365 consistent Global Prices 2023

Microsoft announce this week that they are adjusting their prices for their Microsoft 365 products (previously known as Office 365) to be consistent with their global pricing. https://news.microsoft.com/europe/2023/01/05/consistent-global-pricing-for-the-microsoft-cloud/ For customers in the UK this will mean licensing prices will increase by 9% from 1st April 2023 (This is not an April fool’s joke) Microsoft Price […]