Cuckoo Guides

We get it, the internet can be a confusing place. So we’ve put together a bunch of simple guides to help explain its more fiddly bits.

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What broadband speeds do you need to work from home?

Remote working can have many advantages; better work/life balance, less time commuting, more time with your pets! But if your internet speeds aren’t up to scratch, you could face awkward laggy video calls or painfully slow file downloads

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How to run an accurate broadband speed test

Ultrafast. Superfast. Faster-than-the-speed-of-light-on-a-bike fast. Lots of broadband providers make big promises when it comes to connection speed. But what is ‘a good speed’? And when it comes down to it, how fast is your internet really? 

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Protecting your data with password  managers

These days, it seems like you need a password for everything. Ordering food, paying bills, showing off your tan, you name it, you’ve got to enter the magical combination of letters, numbers and special characters. 

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Cuckoo guide to gaming

When you’re on a combat mission, the thing you dread most isn’t a zombie ambush. It’s the phrase ‘Network connection lost.’ One minute you’re zapping the undead, the next you’re cursing your broadband. What you need is full fibre.

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What is Wi-Fi calling?

Making a Wi-Fi call is just like making a normal call. You dial the same number and use the same features. The difference is the call is connected to an internet Wi-Fi network rather than your mobile provider’s 4G or 5G phone mast network.

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What is Full Fibre?

Full fibre broadband (also known as FTTP: Fibre to the Premises) is currently being installed across the whole of the UK. That’s great, but what does it mean? Discover what it actually is in the guide.

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Full Fibre (FTTP): Top 10 benefits

Full-fibre broadband (also known as FTTP: Fibre to the Premises) is a brand-spanking new technology, but is it all it’s cracked up to be? In this guide, we’ll reveal all you need to know about full fibre.

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Staying safe online: Top 8 tips

It’s no secret that the internet is home to some shady characters, but staying safe online doesn’t mean that you have to turn your entire computer off Instead, be mindful and take a look at these 7 top tips for staying safe online.

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