Skip to content Skip to navigation

"Where's the Wi Fi?"

Lisa's picture
Blog Tags: 

In 2017, holidaymakers now expect WiFi availability as standard. No matter where they are staying fast broadband is a ‘must have’ for guests who want to share holiday snaps over social media, search for local activities and stream movies on those cosy nights in. While this may not sound too much of an issue… it can be in very rural areas such as Dartmoor. Broadband coverage of even the post basic level cannot always be guaranteed in this part of the world and guests left stranded without coverage are not going to be happy finding themselves cut off for a week or two.

Airband1.jpg

Broadband on Dartmoor continues to be a problem for a lot of businesses, including ourselves. We have just had Airband installed in Dartmoor Accommodation’s HQ and we are very happy with the speed. It has really revolutionised our business and is proving very reliable – the customer service has been great too. We can personally recommend Airband as an excellent option for holiday homeowners and rural businesses.

There are lots of popular misconceptions about Airband, so I asked the company to send me their answers to the most comment queries. For more detailed information, have a look at Airband’s website here.

How does Airband deliver broadband?

Airband delivers internet using fixed wireless technology. This works by passing a signal from a radio on one of our transmitters, to a small radio receiver on your property. From the receiver, a cable is run into your property allowing you to connect to the internet internally in the same way as fibre or ADSL. Simple as that!

I have been told by other broadband providers my property can’t get fast internet – why are Airband different?

The technology we use is different to that of many other providers as we are fixed wireless and not fibre – we don’t have to dig up the roads to lay cables. Our technology uses radio waves which means it is easier for us to reach you assuming your property has line of sight to transmitter. Still not sure? Enter your postcode in the postcode checker on the home page to confirm. 

Do I need a phone line?

No. That’s part of the beauty of Airband – no phone line, no line rental! Airband is brought to you using a wireless signal to a small radio receiver on your property.

If you would like to cut out your line rental charge with your phone service provider, you can also use your ordinary phone over the internet using VoIP (read more about this on our website).

Is fixed wireless technology safe?

Yes. There has been considerable research conducted into radio waves and there is no evidence at all to suggest any links to health problems. You’ll find that radio waves surround us everywhere – Mobile phones, FM/AM radio and television, using much more power than our technology. In fact, in a study by the World Health Organisation, they found that the body absorbs up to 5x more of the radio wave FM signal from radio and television than from fixed wireless – and don’t get us started on mobile phones!

What is ‘Line of Sight’ and how do I know if I have it?

The Airband technology requires Line of Sight – a clear path between the radio receiver on a property and a radio on one of our transmitters. It’s important to remember that this doesn’t mean you have to physically see our transmitter from your doorstep – Line of Sight is determined by our advanced software and skilled engineers.

Dartmoor Accommodation banner ad.jpg

For more information and a great deal for Dartmoor Accommodation users please click here

Comments

Wi-Fi is known as the best technology through which you can use internet easily. Along with the thousands of forums cheapessayservice.net go towards this site that is the reference of using this.

Thank you for sharing valuable information. Nice post. I enjoyed reading this post.

Fleeing The Complex

long fake eyelashes This design is steller! You obviously know how to keep a reader amused. 

natural fake eyelashes loved what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

3d mink lashes  I'm kinda paranoid about losing everything I've worked hard on. Any suggestions?

Flamingo iPhone 7 Plus Case  Hi there! Do you know if they make any plugins to protect against hackers?

What's up, always i used to check blog posts here in the early hours in the mink individual lashes, because i like to find out more and more.

 this the best to learn how to uninstall program in window 10 here https://windowsclassroom.com/uninstall-program-windows-10/. It gives use free assistance to many other issue.

Wi-Fi may be a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, a non-profit organization manufactured from over three hundred members. The alliance encompasses a trademark on the term "Wi-Fi" and associated emblem. It's goal is to form Dependable Essay Writing Service UK standards for high-speed Wireless Networks and guarantee compliance to the suitable standards of anyone uses the Wi-Fi trademark or emblem.

Hello, just wanted to say, I loved this article. It was practical. graveyard shift 2 game

Roblox for child This is a virtual sandbox game that is played online. This allows players to explore their creativity. Players can build custom games with Roblox Studios.

 

Thanks for keeping your content always fresh and containing only the necessary info. That means a lot to a busy mom like me. I didn't have lots of time to spare online but I still want to drop by and give you my appreciation. click here

Its always quite interesting to read such content and like it.

buy rubber flooring with quality guarantee

O yeah I completely agree because I also can't stay without WiFi without checking updates on neteller casino list for so longer.Your topic is very vibrant and in this era of internet I liked your post.Good stuff.

You won’t get the absolute lowest mortgage rate possible with a zero-closing cost to refinance, but that’s okay. The goal isn’t to get the lowest mortgage Fannie Mae multifamily lending rate possible it’s to save money while spending nothing to do it. Then, if the idea of extending your mortgage by another few years makes you uncomfortable, remember that you reserve the right to pay as much to your mortgage each month as you wish.

It is extremely exceptionally decent and stunning work to do appreciate free in the event that you are intrigued video voiceover

 

thanks for sharing so nice information....its a amazing work as well as idea.......mobile window tinting

Awesome article! I want people to know just how good this information is in your article. It’s interesting, compelling content.Your views are much like my own concerning this subject.

Snoring Game

Squirrel Pest Control in Toronto Its my great pleasure to visit your blog and to enjoy your great posts here. I like it a lot. I can feel that you paid much attention for those articles, as all of them make logo graphic official sense and are very useful. 

This is what I'd love to know more about. Thank you so much for updating! tree removal

"Certified MikroTik, Ubiquiti, Redline, TV White Space, CAMBIUM PTP 820 WISP networking equipment distributor and wholesaler based out of Texas." ."

TamarValley