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The folks from broadband-expert.co.uk have been asking me for almost a year to talk about their product(s). They feel that MusTech.Net would be a good platform for them because of our large international audience so, after the third request, I decided to do a quick sponsored write-up of the company as many of our readers may find their service quite appealing.
Although mobile broadband may be a common term for many of the savvy technical users (or required knowledge of many sales representatives!), many people still aren’t sure quite what it is. The term mobile broadband describes many different types of high-speed Internet access through a portable modem, telephone device, or other similar communication type of gear. That being said… the term mobile broadband often times refers to the cellular-phone-provider type of broadband Internet connection(s).
Broadband-Expert offers 99% of UK coverage, compatibility with any PC or Mac and has plans with speeds up to 7.2 Mb per second starting at £15.00 per month. They also have entry level plans at well under £10.00 per month for those that have less demands. These prices are definitely on par -if not better than many of their U.S. counterparts.
Another very interesting aspect of Broadband-Expert is that they have plans that include a laptop with their service that start at £24.47 per month. These plans include the laptop and the 3.6 Mb service. This would be a great way to go if you are a business professional that needs service and likes to upgrade your hardware every couple of years or simply to deal with a 0ne-stop-shop for all of your mobile broad-band needs.
There are two criteria that one needs to be aware of when selecting this type of service from any provider: First is the speed of the service, and second (and usually missed) is quantity of the data (usually in gigabytes) that are allowed to be transferred by each contract. Broadband-Expert clearly outlines these details in all of their plans.
If you are a UK resident and looking for mobile broadband, Broadband-Expert.co.uk is certainly worth a look and very well could be “money in the bank” with regard to savings.
Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D., is an industry innovator, educator, clinician and lecturer, trumpeter and conductor, and the creator of many music and education websites. He is currently the Vice President of Innovation and Engagement at Keystone Ridge Designs, Inc. After twenty-three years as a professor and administrator in higher education, he made the move into industry in 2018.
As one of the youngest full professors in Grove City’s history, he served in many capacities during his tenure including Professor of music, Director of Music and Fine Arts Technology, Technical Director of the Pew Fine Arts Center, Associate/Assistant Chair of Music and Fine Arts, Director of Jazz Studies.
He finished his tenure at the college as the Director of Bands, where he directed the college’s Symphonic Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Pep Band, and various smaller ensembles. He continues to guest direct bands, consult with music programs, and adjudicate ensembles and programs today.
He has been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award, the PA Citation of Excellence, and named a “member for life” of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators, an associate member of the American Bandmasters Association, a past President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association, and a member of various education and music honoraries.
He has written for numerous publications including DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, SBO, and was the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine for eight years; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications.
He is an active conductor, trumpeter, clinician, and educator. Find out more at his website: jpisano.com.