Symington House is a category A listed building near Biggar, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. It has very poor traditional internet connectivity due to its distance from the local exchange and the nearest fibre enabled cabinet.
4G Internet Connection
In order to improve internet connectivity Premitel recommended using an EE 4G data connection.
However, due to the thickness of the walls it was not possible to use a standard 4G WiFi router. Instead we recommended a Mikrotik 4G router with an integrated high gain directional antenna.
The 4G router was installed in a window alcove at the top of the house. This enabled the router to be pointed directly at the nearest EE mast.
The speed achieved was consistently over 40Mbps compared to the 1 Mbps on their existing internet connection.
In order to distribute the fast 4G internet connection throughout the House we installed a Cat6 cable from the 4G router to a comms hub in a cupboard in the centre of the House.
At the comms hub we installed a network switch to which the cable from the 4G router was connected. The network switch also provided power to the 4G router using power over ethernet.
WiFi & Powerline
We installed two wireless access points in the main hallway of Symington House. Each of these was cabled back to the network switch at the comms hub.
We used powerline connections to provided WiFi in other parts of the House. The main powerline adaptor was connected to the network switch
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Premitel are an established telecommunications & internet solutions provider serving primarily Edinburgh, the Lothians & Scottish Borders, although we have a few clients throughout the UK and overseas.
Our customers are typically businesses, although that includes the increasing number of home workers.
We specialise in:
- high quality VoIP solutions and services;
- boosting & extending WiFi;
- better & faster internet;
- cordless phone systems; and
- expense reduction.
Our advice is free for relatively straightforward requirements. For more complex projects, we offer a free initial no-obligation consultation.
Premitel in partnership with First City Communications also offer telephone & internet installation & support services for business & residential customers.