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Are You Ready for the Big Switch-Off?

On 5th September 2023, BT Openreach announced the stop-sell of the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), marking the beginning of its phase-out with full discontinuation expected by 2025. From this date, no new PSTN services can be purchased, though existing services remain functional until the switch-off.

Transitioning to VoIP

Businesses are now transitioning to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, which supports phone calls and data transmission over the internet. This shift to digital ensures future-proof communication solutions.

Support from 4th Platform 

The move away from PSTN to VoIP represents a significant change but can be navigated smoothly with proper planning. 4th Platform is ready to assist, offering the necessary guidance and solutions to make this transition as seamless as possible, ensuring your business stays connected and competitive in the digital era.

Time Remaining Until Switch-Off

Postcode Checker

Use the postcode checker tool to discover which exchanges are scheduled for PSTN removal, including their names, switch-off dates, and the countdown to switch-off. Simply enter your postcode and email below to get started.

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Future-Proof Your Path to Success

In a digital realm where connectivity is the lifeline of your business, 4th Platform emerges as your trusted advisor. Face the challenges of seamless data movement and network complexities with confidence, knowing that we’ve crafted solutions that go beyond the ordinary to propel your business into the future.  

High-Speed Internet Access

  • Broadband: Smooth and efficient internet connection for business operations.
  • Dedicated Internet Access (DIA): Guaranteed bandwidth for consistent, high-speed access.

Advanced Network Routing

  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS): Sophisticated routing for traffic management across enterprise networks.
  • Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS): Seamless connection for dispersed local networks using MPLS technology.

Secure and Specialised Data Transfer

  • Private Line: High-speed, secure data transfer bypassing the public internet.
  • Layer 2 Connectivity: Efficient data transfer solutions for both local and wide area networks.

Alternative Connectivity Options

  • Fixed Wireless: Reliable connectivity for fixed locations like homes and offices.
  • Satellite Connectivity: Ideal for remote or challenging locations needing reliable data transmission.

Success Stories

We analyse your existing infrastructure to see where you can save costs, improve your efficiency and secure your business against external threats.

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