The Freedom to Work

We know your business is like no other and that’s why our business solutions are tailor-made to your needs, we use the best products and partner with the leading brands to deliver you the most effective solution.

Networks

Being locked into the wrong tariff can be a painfully expensive experience, we’ll help you select the best tariffs and data packages to keep your monthly costs to the minimum. We will then regularly monitor the performance of these tariffs and recommend changes as required

We have close working relationships with all the major networks. We can provide trials on EE, O2 and Vodafone so you know you’re choosing the right network for you before you sign into a new contract.

Devices

We work with the leading brands to find you a smartphone solution that’s handpicked to your needs. Whichever products work best for your business, we configure, programme and install the business critical applications so the products work out of the box.

We can supply a wide range of devices from a variety of manufacturers. We can help you choose a device that’s right for you and your business, whether it runs on Android, iOS or Windows software.

Support

If something were to go wrong with your device, we can give you a loan phone so that you’re never out of touch. We’ll also arrange the repair of the faulty device with the manufacturer, so you don’t need to worry. If you have a query on your bill, we can speak to our dedicated team at the network for you to save you the hassle.

Insurance


Insure against:

  • Theft
  • Loss
  • Accidental and liquid damage
  • Malicious damage

We offer insurance for smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras and wearables through SuperCover. This covers against theft and accidental loss, as well as accidental and liquid damage. It also gives you 90 days of worldwide cover for a low monthly cost that is dependent on the value of your handset.

Security

We can offer a Mobile Device Management (MDM) package that ensures your business has appropriate control of your mobile fleet. MDM improves mobile worker productivity and makes their device more secure.

Next Communications has partnered with SOTI to bring you the ultimate MDM technology. SOTI’s MobiControl service can keep track of your valuable company assets, making it easy to enrol, configure, provision, track and remote lock/wipe all of your mobile devices through a single, easy-to-use interface. SOTI can provide complete remote control of smartphones and tablets, and even allow for the use of employees’ own devices (BYOD). SOTI can help protect the integrity of your corporate IT environment by using industry leading encryption technology to ensure that data on the device remains as private and secure on the road as it would be on a workstation in the office.

Features include:

  • Device location tracking
  • Remote “wipe” in the event of a lost device
  • “Whitelist” and “blacklist” websites and apps
  • Data usage management
  • Call cost management by blacklisting premium numbers
  • File sharing capabilities – “push” and synchronise documents
  • Efficient deployment of new software and apps to all devices

Vehicle tracking

Next can provide live tracking of vehicles and a comprehensive reporting suite to enable managers to monitor and control their fleet. The data collected includes GPS location, speed and direction as well as acceleration, braking, fuel flow and cornering forces. We offer a range of installed solutions from Trakm8 that can save up to 25% on vehicle running costs.

  • Real-time vehicle positioning, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Compiles driver’s time sheets
  • Vehicles show on street level map
  • User programmable Geofencing and Points of Interest (POI)
  • National service and installation backup
  • Covert installation to vehicles

Handsfree Car Kits

We are a Parrot certified installer and so can install a range of Parrot devices into your vehicle. You can choose from a simple Bluetooth handsfree set up, or a more sophisticated design which will fully integrate with your smartphone and play music from iTunes via the car stereo system. All of our installations are fully guaranteed for 12 months, with free call outs to rectify any faults should they occur. We can carry out installations and service calls at your premises in order to best suit your schedules.

Communication Solutions across the South since 1988