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The benefits of having
Fibre broadband in the home

 
 
Do more online Do more online

With fibre broadband it doesn’t matter how many family members want to use the internet at the same time. Everyone can do their own thing, all at the same time, whether it’s downloading new songs, watching the latest movie, playing games or doing the weekly shop.

Films and TV shows in seconds Films and TV shows in seconds

With fibre broadband you can download the latest movies instantly or watch a favourite TV show whenever you want.

 
Chat to family and friends Chat to family and friends

Talk to your family, friends and colleagues wherever they may be in the world through high definition video calling such as Skype or FaceTime. What’s more, you can do this without any time delay or frozen screen.

 
Download and play games online Download and play games online

With fibre broadband, games will run quicker and the connection won’t be lost.

 
Take an online learning course Take an online learning course

With fast speed broadband you can study online courses with flexible hours that fit in with family life and video tutorials that work immediately buffer-free.

Work from home Work from home

Fibre broadband makes working from home fast and effective. Working from home may mean you can work more flexibly, giving a better work/life balance. You could even consider setting up your own business from home as you will have access to global markets and a host of services that allow you to run your business more effectively.

 
 
Download free e-magazines Download free e-magazines

Reading your favourite magazine just became a whole lot easier with the launch of a new, free e-magazine service in Staffordshire libraries. Library members can download popular magazines, including Hello, Country Life, Amateur Photographer, New Scientist, and Cosmopolitan. With over 160 to choose from there is sure to be something to suit every taste. So whether you’re on the move or at home you can now have your favourite magazine at your fingertips.

Visit Staffordshire's e-magazines page >

Store your files and keep them backed up with cloud technology Store your files and keep them backed up with cloud technology

Store your pictures, music, videos and other documents online in the cloud rather than on your home computer. This will free up space, meaning a faster and more efficient computer. Instead your files will be kept safe and you can access them anywhere. Files can also be backed up instantly!

 
Health & Care at Home Health & Care at Home

Lots of older people would prefer to stay in their own home for as long as they can and maintain their own independence.   The Staffordshire Cares website is full of useful information and advice.

Community alarms and Telecare are services designed to help you stay safe at home.   Here are some examples how Telecare can help support you or those you care for: http://www.mickshouse.info/

Telehealth is the delivery of health related services and information via telecommunication technologies.   For a light-hearted look at what this is all about, take a look at this video.

 
Still not convinced? Still not convinced?

Take a look at this downloadable booklet that tells you more about the benefits of going online.

Download the booklet >

 
 

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