Consultancy

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What type of phone do I need for fibre-to-the-home broadband?

Over the next few years there will be a widespread migration to Fibre-to-the-Home broadband connections. At the same time the traditional phone network that is based on copper cabling will be phased out.

This means that end-users who want to continue to have a home phone will either need new phones or an adaptor to enable connection of their existing phones.

Glen Appin of Scotland

Glen Appin of Scotland has been supplying to the Scottish gift & textile market since 1968 and recently moved to a new warehouse facility in East Kilbride.

Premitel designed and implemented the telecommunications infrastructure at the new warehouse facility including: Cat 6 structured cabling; WiFi network; leased line fibre internet; and
a hosted VoIP phone system.

Bristo Baptist Church

Bristo Baptist Church asked Premitel to propose a solution for providing WiFi coverage throughout the Church premises for staff and the many guest users and organisations that frequent the Church buildings. 

Our proposal was accepted and Premitel were asked to design, supply, install and configure the proposed WiFi solution. Our WiFi solution has been implemented successfully and is now delivering fast internet connectivity throughout the Church premises.

Edinburgh Preserves

Edinburgh Preserves have been producing high quality country-kitchen style preserves since 1985.

Premitel assisted with their move to new business premises in East Lothian by designing and implementing telecommunications & internet facilities that included WiFi and VoIP cordless phones to provide service throughout the warehouse area.

Burton’s Biscuits

Burton’s Biscuits have been lovingly baked in the UK since 1935. At present there are three manufacturing facilities in the UK at Blackpool, Llantarnam and Edinburgh.

At the Edinburgh site, Premitel assist with maintenance of the telephone & data network together with installation of new equipment & cabling as required.

Eyemouth Freezers

Eyemouth Freezers is an independent food processing company based in the South-East of Scotland, specialising in freezing of vegetables and in the packing of frozen vegetables and other food products.

Premitel were asked to assist with rationalisation and upgrade of their on-site data network and internet connectivity. The Premitel solution also included provision for simple and cost-effective upgrade to a VoIP phone system at a later date.

Windlestraw Hotel

Windlestraw Hotel is a magnificent Edwardian manor overlooking the picturesque Tweed Valley offering six unique bedrooms, intimate dining & personal service.

As part of its recent refurbishment, Premitel designed and implemented: super-fast fibre internet connectivity; a WiFi network for staff & guests that covered all parts of the hotel premises; and a VoIP phone system that included cordless handsets in guest bedrooms.

Glen-Net Community Broadband

Serving the residents of Glen Estate & the nearby village of Kirkhouse, Glen-Net is a superfast community broadband network that was designed and implemented by Premitel.

Premitel continue to operate Glen-Net on behalf of Glen Estate and ensure that a high quality service is provided to end-users.

The Renaissance Club

Located on the Archerfield Estate on East Lothian’s famous golfing coastline, The Renaissance Club comprises a championship-standard golf course and Clubhouse together with luxurious guest bedrooms and facilities to match.

Premitel upgraded the site phone system with a hosted VoIP solution and are currently in the process of upgrading the guest and staff WiFi network so that it securely covers the whole site.

Crombies of Edinburgh

Crombies of Edinburgh is an award winning butcher shop established in 1955, located in the heart of Edinburgh and renowned worldwide for its specialist sausages.

Premitel upgraded Crombies of Edinburgh’s internal cabling and WIFi network & replaced their existing phone system with a hosted VoIP solution that served not only the main shop, but also the warehouse & the managing director’s home-office. We also implemented a leased line fibre internet connection to the main shop.

How to Assign Public IP Subnet on Mikrotik Router without NAT

There are occasions when a device (eg a VoIP phone, a server or another router) that is connected to a LAN interface of a Mikrotik router requires a public IP address.

Premitel have developed a step-by-step guide to configuring Mikrotik router with public IP subnet to be used by devices attached to LAN interface without NAT

Colania Dene Holiday Lodges

Colania Dene is an exclusive development of luxury wooden lodges near Coldingham in the Scottish Borders.

Premitel designed, supplied, installed & configured a site WiFi network that provides a valued service for guests within each holiday lodge.

Shortbread House of Edinburgh

Based in Edinburgh, Shortbread House is a family run business that provides high quality shortbread products to prestigious clients across the world.

Having worked with Shortbread House for many years, Premitel were pleased to assist in the expansion of their Leith premises by upgrading their phone & computer network cabling to an integrated CAT5e structured cabling system.

Glen House

Glen House is the baronial country house at the heart of Glen Estate. It was built in the mid 19th century and is protected as a category A listed building.

Premitel designed, installed & configured a multi-access point wireless network to provide comprehensive WiFi coverage for residents of Glen House and its guests. Premitel have also replaced Glen House’s ageing phone system with a VoIP phone system that offers significant service and cost benefits.

How To Configure BT IP TV On Mikrotik Routerboard

To use a Mikrotik router with the BT IP TV service IGMP Proxy interfaces have to be added and some changes need to be made to firewall rules.

Premitel have developed a step-by-step guide for configuring a Mikrotik router to work with BT IP TV.

BBC Television Production

BBC Grafton House Productions asked Premitel to design, supply, install & configure the network and phone infrastructure for their “Clique” production office in Edinburgh.

To meet their requirement Premitel provided leased line internet connectivity, a temporary network infrastructure, WiFi & a 20 extension VoIP phone system. This all had to be dismantled at the end of the production.

GB Festivals

GB Festivals is an entertainment company whose most famous production is at the iconic Gilded Balloon Edinburgh Festival Fringe venue at Teviot Row House on the Edinburgh Universtity Campus in the centre of Edinburgh.

Premitel designed, installed, configured & managed the internet connectivity, network infrastructure, WiFi & VoIP phone system for the Teviot Row House venue & also at GB Festival’s head office in Leith.

How Can I Boost My WiFi Signal?

Most of us use WiFi to connect to the internet and have experienced frustration when it is difficult to connect to the internet because of a poor WiFi signal.

There is little that can be done about this when we are out and about, but there are steps that can be taken to boost the WiFi signal in your home or office.

Thistle Property Group

Based in Edinburgh for over 35 years, Thistle Property Group have been involved in numerous commercial and residential projects across the UK.

Premitel have assisted Thistle Property with several projects at their Edinburgh office including: migration of their email service to Office 365; upgrade of their phone system to a hosted VoIP solution; and upgrade of their internet connectivity & internal network infrastructure.

Hilly Cow Wigwams

Hilly Cow Wigwams provide a unique holiday experience on a working farm in West Lothian.

Premitel designed, supplied, installed & configured a site WiFi network that provides a valued service for guests & additional income for Hilly Cow Wigwams holiday park.

Drummohr Holiday Park

Drummohr Holiday Park is situated less than 10 miles from the centre of Edinburgh in the beautiful East Lothian countryside. The site has an area of over 7 acres with luxury holiday lodges and pitches for caravans and camping.

Premitel improved the site internet connection by first arranging a high speed fixed wireless internet connection and then re-installing & re-configuring the faulty site WiFi network. Premitel also upgraded the office network as part of an office refurbishment project.

Saltire Motorcycles

Based on the west side of Edinburgh, Saltire Motorcycles is a one stop shop for everything to do with motorcycles.

At their head office & showroom complex, Premitel provided a hosted VoIP phone system that included auto-attendant, flexible call routing, voicemail & cordless phones that could roam seamlessly across their large site.