Broadband: Sweating the assets

Are organisations really getting the most out of their broadband connectivity, writes Deirdre Cashion.

26th January, 2014
Nicola Mortimer, head of business product portfolio management with O2 Ireland.

You have 200Mbps connectivity but do you really need that much for 10 employees? It's a question that Gavan Smyth, vice president of business services with UPC, is frequently asked.

The answer in Smyth's mind is Yes', because clients start using the internet a lot more and use different services to increase productivity.

''That extra speed fuels services you wouldn't have thought of before such as Voice over IP, video conferencing, software as a service [SaaS]...

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