The Connected Nations report found that a lack of decent broadband is a particular concern for small businesses. Small businesses increasingly rely on broadband, but a disproportionate number cannot access even a basic service. We estimate that almost 230,000 small businesses (7%) cannot receive decent broadband. A key benefit of the USO will be to address this concern. We see a similar pattern for superfast broadband, where around 500,000 small businesses (16%) do not have access, compared to 9% of premises as a whole.
An article by the BBC says that smartphone sales are booming with older consumers in the UK, according to a study of the market.It indicates that 71% of 55-to-75 year olds now own an app-capable handset.
GHM has been shortlisted for the 2017 Comms National Awards. They are a finalist in the SME Vertical Marketing Solution category.
With many staff taking their various devices on holiday this summer, the chances of finding an insecure WiFi hotspot in a hotel lobby or airport are increased. These 3 simple guidelines could help keep your business telecoms system safe and secure:
GHM Care's technology has been featured in an article in The Guardian. The article focuses on the amazing work that WCS Care, a partner and customer of GHM Care, are doing with their innovate approach to technology, amenities and care management.
Drovers House was rated as 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission in a report published on Friday (June 30). The specialist dementia care home on Drover Close was praised for having 'people at the heart of the service', as well as its use of technology, after an unannounced inspection in April.
The market for mobile health apps, has this year quadrupled to £320 million, according to ABI Research, radically changing the way health care is delivered and accessed.In any healthcare system apps are key to overhauling the management and efficiency of services, playing a very important role in patient education, disease self-management, and remote monitoring of patients. Above all, mobile apps will be primary in saving the NHS money and resources, with PwC suggesting that a potential £4.4bn could be put back into the NHS with better use of information and technology.
GHM Care are proud partners of the new WCS Care Innovation Hub which has been designed to share best practice with other health and care providers.The hub had its' official opening this week where staff, trustees, partners and media toured both the hub and Castlebrook Care Home where the hub is located.
The findings from Ofcom’s annual Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes report are out and it looks like record numbers of older people are embracing smart and social technology, with a quarter of over-75s using tablet computers.