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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 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

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 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.