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We have listed below some specific advice that we have given clients over the years covering a wide variety of technology solutions and business situations.

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.

How to Implement Remote Access to a 4G Router

The traditional method of implementing a connection to a remote router and to devices on the LAN behind the router is to use port forwarding or a VPN.

This method is not possible with most 4G connections as these use a technology called CGNAT which allocates dynamic private IP addresses to 4G connections.

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.

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