Bob Elliott | FrenchEntrée Contributor | Telecoms

About the author:

Bob Elliott is the Commercial Director of UK Telecom, provider of telephone lines, broadband and satellite broadband services. With ten years of experience in the French telecoms market for English-speaking expats., Bob provides useful tips and advice on anything from a simple line rental to satellite broadband and VoIP calls, and everything in between.

Articles by Bob Elliott

Getting Your Broadband on Track – FAQs

  Bob Elliott separates the wheat from the chaff and rounds up the best broadband packages and deals in France   Q. How do broadband packages in France compare to the UK? A. Twenty per cent of UK customers could

Broadband Costs Rocket for Second Home Owners!

There is nothing as consistent as change, and in the world of telecoms change is usually more frequent and by and large beneficial.   With well over half a million UK owners of holiday property in France and the need

Broadband for Holiday Homes

How can we ensure we maximise bookings in France’s very competitive Gite and Holiday Home market? Each year there seems to be some new advice. Once access to broadband became more available there was a huge interest in owners wanting/needing


UKTelecom launches two new services this summer

    A Complete Communications Service     KER-POW UKTV – A great new catch-up TV service that plays through your TV and uses its remote control. Gives free access to BBC iPlayer and similar favourites as well as access

Setting up internet in France ©Marco2811

How to choose your telecoms provider in France

Choosing who you use for important services when you relocate to France or purchase a second home is often done under pressure of time and the opportunity for making a poorly researched decision is high.

Don’t lose your French telephone number!

If you want to stay in control of your French telephone and broadband services some new protection has just become available to address the unauthorised taking over of a customer’s account without their agreement.

Social networking: making the right call

With more and more of us using social networking as a convenient means of keeping in touch with friends and family, UKTelecom’s Bob Elliott looks at the costs and processes involved in getting broadband in France