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.
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High up on everyone’s list when setting up a new home in France is getting a telephone line and broadband service ahead of time so it will be ready for the day they move in.
It is not always simple to check the internet service available in the exact property you are planning to buy. There’s a free service to take the guesswork out of your broadband speed, even in underserved rural areas.
On of the ‘silent killers’ of gîte bookings today is those potential guests that simply skip a listing because the gîte doesn’t offer fast broadband. With most homes having six or more internet connected devices holiday makers have raised this service towards the top of their list of requirements.
To check broadband (“ADSL”) availability in France take a look at any of these web sites (you will need the commune post code or existing phone number).
An internet connection that rarely slows down, is not interrupted and is available anywhere in France from the bottom of a valley or the top of a mountain.
Watching local TV is one of the best ways to keep up with what is happening in the country and improve your language skills.
Useful facts and tips about the phone system in France…
Calling around the world at Christmas time is something of a tradition. Nothing beats the sound of the voice of a friend or loved one …
Many companies are now offering services to enable you to use your computer to speak to anyone in the world for free via your Internet connection. With a little coordination amongst your friends and family, it is very easy to set up…