Netgear DM200 Broadband High-Speed DSL Modem

Under our Comms Express microscope this week is the Netgear DM200 Broadband High-Speed DSL Modem. If you are looking for a simple and cost-effective modem that connects directly to a computer or wireless router to give you high-speed DSL Internet access this is your perfect solution. Netgear always look after the end user and this […]

Gryphon Wifi Router System Twin Pack

‘Gryphon – Love The Connection’ The above tagline kind of sums up the great work and innovation from Gryphon; we’re huge fans. For those of you not too aware of their work, let’s introduce you: Gryphon is a new class of smart Wifi routers with an app, with built-in real-time parental control and smart machine […]

What is a Power Injector?

The main purpose of a power injector is to allow a network admin to add a power supply to an ethernet cable. You may want to get a stronger understanding of what a power injector is and whether it will work for you if you want to make use of data cables that are already […]

Best Broadband for Students

Students don’t always get a choice about the broadband providers in their halls or dorms, but when they do, they need help to ensure that they are picking the best broadband on offer. When selecting the best broadband connections for students, the key questions to consider are: – Are the monthly payments affordable? – What […]

Happy Birthday Comms Express

Wow! I can hardly believe I am saying this but today, Comms Express is 17 years old!! Yes, crazy right? It only seems like yesterday, the years have sped by, but my they have been fun. Firstly, I would like to thank each and every one of our staff, those still with us of course […]

Cisco – Don’t Let Your Business Outgrow Your Network

It can be hard to imagine the perfect network, that ticks over like clockwork with minimal input. A network can easily be taken for granted, that our reliance to direct traffic to communicate internally and externally won’t naturally increase. An increase can be caused by several factors: Sharing larger files More connected devices Employment Security […]

Review: NETGEAR Orbi RBK50

Netgear are one of our most trusted suppliers, a huge success with us here at Comms and you. Always innovative and pushing the envelope they once again have come up trumps with the product we are featuring today. Orbi is the simplest and smartest way to enjoy high-speed WiFi in every corner of your home. […]

We are dreaming of a white Christmas, are you?

We haven’t got long to go until our last orders of the year roll out of the door and whether we wake up Christmas morning to freshly fallen snow or glorious sunshine, we want to thank you all, our customers, for your incredible support in 2018. The Comms team has been busy all year fulfilling […]

The Difference Between Cat5 and Cat6

Ethernet or network cables are named dependant on their category numbers, which help you to quickly identify which is which. The most common categories are Cat5, Cat5e and Cat6 – although Cat5 is now largely being phased out with Cat5e having taken its place as the industry standard. The way the naming works is that […]

How do I Extend My WIFI?

Many of us have experienced the realisation that we need to complete an important task, but cannot get a WIFI signal. It usually means we have to pack up our laptops and find somewhere different to work from before we can get started. The frustration only gets worse if you can’t get a good signal […]