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Overcoming Rural Internet Challenges

We love it when a customer asks us to overcome a connectivity challenge; our friends at Carpenter Oak, who create beautiful oak-framed buildings, certainly had a major rural internet issue... The problem they were constantly battling with was internet connectivity to...

South West Firm Choose Grapevine for International Telecoms

This month we installed a brand new telephone system for a customer with global reach, based in the South West; the culmination of nearly a year’s worth of meticulous system architecture design and planning. The updated infrastructure and PBX were required due to...

Office Move Made Simple

Moving office is always a very involved process and can be quite stressful.  With so many things to co-ordinate, sometimes the timescales of moving phone lines, broadband, WiFi and phone systems are overlooked, which can lead to business downtime. This month, one of...

South West Business Expo

The South West Business Expo at Westpoint in Exeter - our fourth exhibition this year! Rachel Cox from Grapevine commented ‘This has been our most successful show yet - so great to talk to decision makers about how Grapevine can improve their businesses by using the...

Grapevine Connect Achieves 3CX Platinum Partner Status

The team here at Grapevine Connect are thrilled to announce that we just been awarded with 3CX Platinum Partner status!  This prestigious accreditation is testament to our expertise in installing and maintaining 3CX Phone Systems, and we take great pride in joining an...

New Website!

After months of work, we are proud to finally reveal our new website!  Showcasing all the clever techy stuff we do, from phone systems, to WiFi and data connectivity, our new site will be stuffed full of projects we have worked on and clever connectivity solutions. ...

New WiFi at Exe Sailing Club is Plain Sailing

Exe Sailing Club is the principle sailing club on the River Exe in Devon, and has produced Olympic winners in the sport.  With a thriving membership spanning all ages and abilities, it is also an accredited RYA training centre and promotes sailing for all through...

Construction Site WiFi

All businesses need reliable high speed internet, and construction sites are no exception. But how do you get internet connectivity when you have no fixed lines?  Read how we are using Peplink and 3CX to provide rapid temporary internet and telephone system solutions...

River WiFi Upgrade for Fowey Harbour

We love it when customers come to us with a connectivity challenge… and our friends at Fowey Harbour are delighted with our river WiFi solution.  Read how Grapevine creatively and efficiently improved Fowey’s river WiFi  in our case...

ExpoWest Exhibition

Just back from a busy three days exhibiting at ExpoWest Cornwall, talking to businesses in the hospitality and catering sector about how we can help with their connectivity and communication challenges.  Really great to meet up with existing customers, and give...

Boutique Hotel Phone System and Guest WiFi

Month on month, we continue to grow our portfolio of clients adopting 3CX Telephone System. This month we have deployed an on-site 3CX telephone system using SIP trunking for a boutique hotel in Tavistock. The customer was suffering from zero support and zero features...

Rural Internet in Cornwall

Yet another rural internet deployment, and this time it really was rural. We were tasked to provide a solid internet connection to a water sports activity centre on a lake on Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. Traditional fixed line ADSL was only delivering 1Mbps at the very...

Peplink Power at the London Boat Show

A great day at the London Boat Show catching up with our friends at Princess Motor Yacht Sales, demonstrating the power of our Peplink WiFi routers.  Oh, and the opportunity to view their gorgeous boats was an added bonus!  Read how Grapevine Connect is the...

Helping Financial Planners Save Costs and Boost Productivity

It has been another busy month with installations! We have deployed a hosted 3CX system for chartered financial planners, Hansford Bell. They had the problem of an old BT system that was no longer supported; they couldn’t buy any additional handsets, and it was no...

Multi-site Point-to-Point WiFi Link for Devon School

This month brought an exciting deployment of a 1Gbps microwave link over the distance of 1km for a large academy trust school in Devon. The schools current 1Gb link had died which had forced them to run all traffic over their backup 300Mbps link which was causing a...

New River WiFi for Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour

We are delighted to announce that Buckler's Hard Yacht Harbour have chosen Grapevine to provide their new WiFi facility.  The guest WiFi network will cover the marina, river and fuel pontoons.  In addition, the harbour patrol boats will have access to mobile marine...

Temporary Internet for Bristol Spiegletent Pop-up

The magnificent Spiegeltent returns to Bristol’s harbourside this December for another spectacular run of live music, cabaret, comedy, Christmas parties, markets and fine dining. The pop-up event will have temporary internet proudly provided by Grapevine Connect.

Southampton Boat Show Exhibition

Phew, what a busy couple of days!  Grapevine was lucky enough to be invited to showcase our Cloudcase at the infamous Southampton Boat Show, alongside our friends Harbour Assist.  The show, which ran for 10 days, is world renowned for featuring all things marine -...

Providing 3CX Support for Razz Publications

Grapevine are chuffed to have been awarded the 3CX support contract from Razz Publications. The publishing house, based just outside of Exeter, is responsible for a selection of printed publications for families and schools in the South West of England, East Anglia...

Devon Business Expo

Grapevine recently exhibited at the Devon Business Expo in Exeter.  The annual exhibition is in it’s fourth year, and attracted over 1500 delegates from all manner of businesses across the South West. Rachel Cox from Grapevine commented ‘It’s great to showcase our...

Interview With Realm Pictures

Now these were a fun couple of projects to work on... providing cellular bonded internet connectivity to remote film locations with no fixed line broadband for Realm Pictures, makers of interactive first person shooter and Hitman videos, live streamed via the...

Grapevine achieves 3CX and Peplink Gold partner status

We’re chuffed to announce that Grapevine is a Gold Partner for 3CX and Peplink.  This is in recognition of our advanced certified engineering team on both products. Martin Cox, Director, stated ‘Grapevine have always been early adopters of new technology.  The...

Introducing Grapevine Connect

Grapevine have been deploying the Peplink Balance product range to deliver reliable connectivity for voice over IP communications for some time now.  We have been really impressed with the functionality and stability of the product. So when faced with the challenge of...

Celebrating our Peplink Certified Engineers

At Grapevine, we believe in investing in our team; investing in our products; investing in our future. Today we are proud to celebrate the achievement of not one, but two of our technical engineers achieving Peplink Certified Engineer status. What does this mean?  It...

Here we go everyone! Another year full of anticipation for the start of more great client relationships and the continuation of our wonderful existing relationships. #2019Hopes

As we draw to the end of the year, we like to have a flick though any pictures we have shared over our internal IM system. Here is some of the cool/interesting/funny ones!

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A little sneak peak into what we were getting up to yesterday. Stay tuned for the details! Meanwhile, check out some of the other cool projects we have completed https://t.co/A4lJV6wjzr

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