What is a DNS?

The Domain Name System (DNS) functions as a phone book for the internet, translating human-readable website names, such as www.jurassic-fibre.com, into unique numerical identifiers known as IP addresses (e.g 185.147.244.). Computers use these IP addresses to locate and connect to each other online.

13th April 2024 by Josh | 3 min read


What is a Dongle?

The WiFi dongle is a small device that enables a computer or other device to connect to a wireless network. It typically plugs into a USB port on the computer or device and acts as a receiver/transmitter for WiFi signals.

13th April 2024 by Josh | 7 min read


Understanding internet jitters

Reliable internet access is not just about convenience; it’s the backbone of modern communication, productivity,...

2nd April 2024 by Josh | 5 min read


What is high ping and how to improve it?

Ping is a measure of how fast data travels from your device to a server on the internet and back. It's like a virtual echo – you send a small message (ping) to a server, and it replies. The time it takes for this round trip is your ping.

22nd March 2024 by Josh | 6 min read


What is Mesh Wi-Fi and how does it work?

If your home has areas where the Wi-Fi signal is weak or inconsistent, a Mesh Wi-Fi system can be really helpful. Traditional routers might struggle to reach every corner, leading to places with slow or no internet.

18th March 2024 by Josh | 4 min read


What is the best web browser for privacy?

Privacy browsing refers to the act of surfing the internet without being tracked by third parties, this means that website cookies, personal data, usernames and passwords and internet history will not be retained by the browser.

12th March 2024 by Josh | 6 min read


What is full fibre broadband?

Looking for info on full-fibre broadband? We explore this high-speed internet technology, including how it works, its benefits, and why it's important for the future of connectivity.

7th March 2024 by Josh | 7 min read


How fibre can benefit your gaming set-up? 

The popularity of gaming cannot be underestimated; with over 70% of adults in the UK...

12th December 2023 by Josh | 4 min read


What speeds do I need for streaming?

Streaming refers to the continuous transmission of these audio or video files from a server to a client, and is far more efficient than having to download and store large media files, which would take up a great deal of space on a device’s hard drive. 

11th December 2023 by Josh | 7 min read


What is Wi-Fi Calling?

Quite simply, Wi-Fi calling is a technology that allows you to make and receive phone...

8th December 2023 by Josh | 4 min read


Is full fibre broadband environmentally friendly?

When we think of being kind to the environment, we usually think of solar panels,...

3rd December 2023 by Josh | 4 min read


What is Bandwidth?

When it comes to broadband, bandwidth is the capacity of your internet connection or Wi-Fi...

23rd October 2023 by Daisy | 7 min read