Author: gary

  What made you choose to join the Chicane team? Before joining Chicane I had just returned from a short career break travelling in Southeast Asia. Previously to that I had worked in Sales and lead generation roles for Data and Fuel Card companies. When I returned from my travels I was looking for a new challenge and to experience a different side of sales than I had...

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Over the past year or so, we have had numerous customers getting in touch with us to discuss Fibre connectivity. Unfortunately the conversation can be made confusing, as there can be a vast difference in how people define ‘Fibre’. What I will address in this month’s blog is the differences between between Fibre Broadband (FTTC) and a dedicated Fibre Leased Line.   Which is best for businesses? The...

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VoIP is fast becoming recognised as the most cost effective way to implement an affordable, flexible business telephone system. Our two fixed monthly price options package this service up in a way that covers all bases. If you are a company that relies heavily on your telecommunications but you don’t spend a huge amount on your calls then our £9.95 option is ideal. If you...

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    "Chicane offers a robust, easily managed service that integrates beautifully with our other services" Chris Joberns, MD: Strident Ltd This month we sat down for a chat with the Managing Director of one of our Partners, Strident Ltd. Read on to see what he had to say about the technology industry and Strident's relationship with Chicane below...

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(Pictured: Aaron Chinnery) March was a busy month for Chicane. We refitted our offices, expanded into the unit adjacent to ours and welcomed a new starter. We are thoroughly enjoying our new look premises and are excited to introduce Aaron Chinnery -Technical Support. Aaron joined Chicane from a local IT firm and brings with him a solid background in first line customer support. Aaron will be assisting our Technical team...

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Fibre Broadband news: March saw the release of the self install Fibre Broadband option, giving end users the freedom to install their Fibre Broadband connection within their own timescales after the activation date. This is good news for Chicane and our Partners as it means that customers no longer need to wait on site for an Openreach engineer to arrive within an AM or PM appointment slot. The...

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  It's been an interesting and rewarding year here at Chicane. There has been a lot going on, although surprisingly not really anything hugely groundbreaking involving technology itself. More emphasis in the technology sector this year has been put on increasing accessibility to technology, with a range of offers and incentives to get more businesses up to speed with faster connectivity. It all started with the government offering...

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Back in March, the Government launched a voucher scheme to get more businesses moved onto a dedicated Fibre Leased Line by offering a substantial £3k grant to help businesses with the installation cost. As you can imagine, interest in this was high, partly down to the lack of available Fibre To The Cabinet facilities currently available at UK business parks. The scheme was capped at £40m,...

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