Viewing posts from: February 2016

BT to divert nuisance calls for free

Posted by Jo Love in Care Home WiFi, Uncategorised | 0 comments


BT has said it will launch a new service later this year to divert nuisance calls within its network before they ring on customers’ phones.  

Why your care home should upgrade to 802.11AC Wave 2 Wi-Fi

Posted by Jo Love in Care Home WiFi | 0 comments


The latest revision of Wi-Fi, 802.11AC Wave 2, brings gigabit speed to the wireless network and puts it on par or even ahead of the wired network. Historically, workers had to choose between a fast-wired connection and the freedom of wireless. However, users no longer have to compromise, as now they can have speed and mobility. In addition to speed, Wave 2 brings MU-MIMO to Wi-Fi. This feature dedicates bandwidth on a per-user basis bringing wired switch-like performance to Wi-Fi.  

Mobiles and data calling key in Deloitte 2016 technology predictions

Posted by Proctosaurus in Care home telephone | 0 comments


According to the accountancy firm Deloitte, superfast internet, virtual reality and a more varied use of mobile phones are amongst their predictions for how technology will improve in 2016. Deloitte is predicting more people will be using superfast internet, which is more than 15 times faster than the current speeds used.  

Tech trends for 2016: Mobile Integration

Posted by Proctosaurus in Care home telephone, Nurse Call | 0 comments


In this latest feature by the BBC, the top tech trends for 2016 are analysed. We are interested in the ‘mobile world’ trend.  

GHM in the Press: Care Home Professional

Posted by Proctosaurus in Care Home WiFi | 0 comments


The majority of nurse call systems installed in care homes today have advanced little from the days when a bell was placed next to a bed for a resident to ring. To upgrade to a modern solution can seem like a daunting, expensive and complicated project.