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.
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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…
Moving to France or within it has all the same stresses as moving within the UK, as well as others, and with phones and broadband becoming ever more important this knowledgeable and informative book helps to simplify the whole process.
Many English-speaking are interested in watching British TV programs – and those those from the UK are keen to continue to watch their favourite shows. Find out what you need to do to get access to everything from BBC1 to the plethora of pay-to-view channels