5 Months Free Broadband

5 months free broadband

Time to say goodbye to the PSTN In 2025, the PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network)that you may know better as the ‘landline’ is being turned off for good. This means that everyone, whether at home or in the office, will need to use an internet-based phone service. Many businesses have already made the switch, and … Read more

Should I move my internet to 5G?


It is no understatement to say that 5G is the darling of the telecoms world. Its benefits are widely espoused as a revolution in the way we connect and interact globally, promising almost instant data access. Many businesses are reading these lofty possibilities and wondering whether they should be early adopters of this technology to … Read more

137 Acre Wi-Fi Solution for Three Counties Showground

three counties case study

Historically the three counties show grounds had a fibre network around the perimeter of their site with additional microwave point to point links providing access to other area. The valley and relatively rural location of the site is often affected by adverse weather conditions with gusts of winds up to 100 MPH. This meant the … Read more

Guest Wi-Fi and Hosted Platform

cash generator

When BDR first approached Mike Ashwin’s Cash Generator Stores our main objective was to find a scalable and flexible hosted platform that cut the costs for the customer and was based on a future proof platform that would supply updated software for today and tomorrow. The Stores in their entirety had many providers for services, … Read more

Be apart of the local full fibre networks programme

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme If you are a small or medium business, you may be able to get a grant of up to £3,000 to upgrade your business broadband to a Gigabit-capable connection. In the following four UK areas, Government is testing a new Gigabit Voucher Scheme which will provide vouchers worth up to £3,000 … Read more

Upgrading and transferring their security system

Swale is a local government district with borough status in Kent, England. The client asked Icom to transfer their security system to the Medway Council control room, which resulted in a security system upgrade. The BDR approach BDR installed two BT 100Mb fibres with the connecting RSL1000 units. Our engineers then transferred the controls to the … Read more

Security system installations for the Real Estate Investment Trust

Land Securities is an FTSE 100 company and the largest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in the UK. They own and manage more than 2.7 million square metres of commercial property, from London offices to major shopping centres. They asked BDR to design and install different security solutions, incorporating access control, door intercom and CCTV. The … Read more

Supplying and installing network cabling for a luxury hotel

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Dorchester Collection is a chain of luxury hotels, including 45 Park Lane, a vibrant beacon blending art and landmark architecture. In 2010, they contacted BDR to supply, install and project manage the network cabling for this new location. The BDR approach Working with the main contractor Kier, Icom installed 700 Cat-6 outlets over the different floors. We … Read more

Supplying telecommunications equipment and security systems

P&O Ferries is a British-based company that operates ferries from the United Kingdom to Ireland and Continental Europe. Icom has been working with P&O Ferries since 2005. The company reached out to Icom to supply them with telephony and networking solutions as well as new security systems. The BDR Approach Thanks to our expertise and professionalism, … Read more

Upgrading their telephony system and data networks

Clive Barford Limited (CBL) is the leading provider of compact equipment hire and sales across southern Britain. The company has ten warehouses located across the South and employ over 145 people. With a business of this scale, CBL needed a reliable and responsive network and telephony services supplier. The BDR Approach Our Senior Business Consultant, Charles … Read more