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Cell C Termination Notice

CellC to cancel fixed LTE

We would like to inform you of the latest LTE update from Cell C.

Network provider, Cell C, has recently announced the termination of their fixed LTE services, which will be affecting all resellers such as ourselves. Cell C will be terminating all 100GB and 200GB Fixed LTE services at the end of November 2019.

In light of this announcement, and without the need to terminate your services, we will be transferring all of our LTE clients to super-fast MTN LTE SIM packages. 

Clients using the 20GB and 50GB Cell C packages will be offered the same deal when their current service is terminated, and will remain active until March 2020.

Considering the above, we believe now is the perfect time to assess your satisfaction with your LTE services and if you would like to upgrade or top up.

For more information on LTE, please click here or contact our support team at

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10 Ways to keep working during load shedding


South Africans recently experienced another round of national rotational power outage and it definitely won’t be the last time. The timing couldn’t have been worse as Matric students were writing their exams and the Rugby World Cup was on. Worst of all, the many people who work from home, and rely on a constant internet connection, could not do their jobs when needed. While some people made a plan by getting a generator or by going to a different area, many did not have that option.

For these reasons, it is important to be prepared and plan for the worst situation. The situation depends on the stage of load-shedding you are in:  


Requires the least amount of load-shedding (up to 1,000 MW) and can be implemented three times over a four-day period for two hours at a time, or three times over an eight-day period for 4 hours at a time.


Will double the frequency of Stage 1, which means you will be scheduled for load-shedding six times over a four-day period for two hours at a time, or six times over an eight-day period for four hours at a time.


Will increase the frequency of Stage 2 by 50 percent, which means you will be scheduled for load-shedding nine times over a four-day period for two hours at a time, or nine times over an eight-day period for four hours at a time.


Will double the frequency of Stage 2, which means you will be scheduled for load-shedding 12 times over a four-day period for two hours at a time, or 12 times over an eight-day period for four hours at a time.

Below are 10 ways that you can continue working during a power outage/load shedding: 

1. UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) provides emergency power to your computer or router when your main power fails. The UPS will automatically switch over without interruption and can give you additional hours of power, depending on the size and output of the UPS. The smaller UPS, for routers, has been gaining popularity as the prices are very competitive, starting from R299. See the different options here:

2. Notebooks + Laptops

Self-explanatory. Notebooks and laptops are portable computers that run on their own power supply, just remember to keep them charged!

3. LTE

Long Term Evolution (LTE) provides a fast, mobile internet connection via a 4G wireless communications standard. Its about 10 times faster than 3G and can be carried with you. Coupled with a laptop and UPS system, you can stay connected and keep working. LTE prices are getting cheaper by the month and can start anywhere from R99. To view LTE packages, visit our website here:

4. Get the EskomSePush App

The most reliable mobile application for load shedding schedules. Its completely free and gives you enough time to make alternative plans.  Simply add your area and you will get notifications whenever you are affected.

Website link:
App Store:

5. Note down Wifi hotspots near you 

It could be a café, restaurant or a public place such as a library and community center. Do some research and visit these areas to see what works best for you, in terms of comfort and accessibility.

6. Go green!

Invest in a solar panel kit, one that aligns with your budget, and use it to keep the lights and important devices on during a night time outage. 

7. Keep your refreshments available

Don’t miss out on your coffee break because of load shedding. Simply keep a thermostat coffee mug or container filled with hot water, just before the power cuts, and enjoy your tea or coffee break from work. The same goes for gas stovetops so that you don’t go hungry while working.

8. Keep your work backed up online

Regardless of load shedding, it's always advisable to keep your work backed on an online server. Cloud and file hosting services are a must-have in the modern age as you don’t have to worry about server downtime and losing your work. 

Our recommendations:

Read our blog on file sharing and internet security here:

9. Keep your devices charged!

Always try keep your electronic devices fully charged. A charged laptop or tablet, that you use for work, will typically cover the entire duration of load-shedding, especially with a handy UPS system as mentioned above.

10. Surge protection

Load shedding can easily damage your equipment with electric surges. It is always a good idea to install surge protection on your device, distribution board or specific power outlets that you use for work. 

We can’t always control what happens in situations like this, such as load shedding, but we can definitely prepare for it and make it easier for us. I hope this blog helps you during these dark times. If you would like to read more of our blogs, kindly visit our website here:

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Egnyte – the no.1 file sharing platform for businesses


Internet security is a main component of any modern business, regardless of size. Working online holds many cyber risks and with technology improving every day it is crucial to provide and work in a safe workplace. For this reason, secure tools and applications are used by businesses and employers to keep a safe environment. Engyte, a recognized partner for secure and reliable file sharing, is currently the top-rated platform for secure file sharing and is used by many of the prominent brands around the world.

Egnyte is one of the few highly secure file-sharing platforms that was built specifically for businesses and boasts very high standards in terms of reliability and performance. Users can safely store and share files on the cloud or on-premise while having the ability to sync between the two, with no restrictions on locations and devices.

The most important part of any file sharing platform is security and Egnyte knows just how to do it. By enforcing strict security policies and meeting global industry data regulations and standards, it is no wonder why Egynte is known for their stringent security procedures. Your data and intellectual property are completely protected and you have full data visibility. Egnyte is HIPPA and GDPR compliant and can completely scan your documents for sensitive information. Additionally, using admin privileges, a superior can invoke higher level security policies and permissions to further protect your files and employees. External file sharing can also be safely done through content permissions.

A breach within your company can have more problems than just the risk of financial loss. Below is a part of an infographic from Egnyte depicting the additional risks involved:

The Impact of a Breach

The following key features are experienced when using Egnyte:

Share and Collaborate

Share and discuss important documents and files through secure email links, allowing team members and business partners to safely access, download and edit files.

Retrieve vital information

Using the Egnyte Upload Link feature, users can safely request private and important information from various parties. Uploaded files are organized into secure subfolders, therefore, keeping the information confidential and private.

Any device and location

Collaborate from anywhere and from any device with the Egnyte mobile application. Users can access and share files from an Android, iOS or Windows device, regardless of location. This feature is perfect for users who often travel while dealing with sensitive information.

Secure files

The Egnyte Storage Connect features allows users to remotely access, edit and share on-premise sensitive information with password protected links. This means that no file goes through the cloud and remains in the same place.

Monitor and control

Managers and administrators have the ability to optimize and control procedures for their team, allowing them to gain insights and analytics on company usage patterns. This features allows admins to have control over how company employees share and access files.


Egnyte allows you to integrate many popular tools and apps from trusted partners such as Microsoft (Office 365 + Teams), Google Apps, DocuSign, Salesforce and more. All integrations and add-ons can be found here:

Activity Stream

This features keeps you up to date on what is happening within the folders you are working on. Activity stream updates on any recent file actions such as comments, uploads and changes.

Premium Support

New and existing users can explore multiple sources of useful information to help better understand and use Egnyte. Utilize the many resources such as live training, infographics, demos, webinars, whitepapers, e-books and more. Immerse yourself even further by joining the Egnyte Community and University!

As many of us are aware, data is quickly becoming the worlds most valuable commodity and, therefore, the security of data is paramount in virtually any business. If you are a business owner then you should be asking yourself if you have done enough to protect your data and intellectual property.

If you are interested or would like more information, contact us on 012 663 2500 or

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What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based collaboration tool that holds a number of uses for your work or business. As an integral part of the Office 365 suite, Teams offers many unique features and applications designed to help your business and workforce communicate efficiently and with increased productivity. The capabilities of Microsoft Teams keep increasing with each year as more features are implemented.

Communication is key in any business and Microsoft Teams focuses on this by streamlining teamwork in any workplace, either with remote teams or within an organization. Microsoft Teams utilizes the latest technologies and internet applications to stay up to date with the modern way of working, completely unifying all areas of successful business practices in one online platform.

Teams can either be used as a free stand-alone application or as a fully integrated Office 365 hub, making use of the many Office suite applications.  As a stand-alone application with modern communication features, Teams gives you necessities such as business chat, video calling and meetings, cloud storage and screen sharing.

Benefits of using Microsoft Teams

The following advantages come with the use of Microsoft Teams in your business:

– Collaboration

Streamline collaboration with easier work processes by finding out what works best for your team. Using the right Microsoft Teams collaboration tools and applications creates a unified workplace, resulting in work being done faster and easier.

– Office 365 Integration

Most businesses are already familiar with the full Office 365 tools such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Utilize the variety of services available with the applications that your team already uses.

Microsoft Team offers many features and possibilities through third party applications. Integration between Teams and other applications does not only apply to Office 365 suites. As of October 2019, there are 224 possible app integrations, bots and applications available with more being developed at a very fast rate. Users can explore all the applications from a single portal and choose which would suit their business needs, either through free or paid options.  

– Communication

Communication goes hand in hand with collaboration and Teams helps you combine the two to its best ability. Enjoy a variety of communication features such as voice calling, video conferencing, messaging, mentions and more.

The following areas of communication are enhanced by utilizing the appropriate Microsoft Teams features:


Online meetings
Live broadcasts
Meeting spaces
Cloud video interoperability
Audio conferencing


Phone System
Direct Routing
Calling Plan
Team devices


Work faster and connect from anywhere
Team rooms
Desk and conference phones

– Productivity 

Save precious time by customizing your workplace and having every tool at your fingertips.

Microsoft Teams Research
Image source: Forrester study: The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Teams.

How to use Microsoft Teams?

The following video is a tutorial on how to use Microsoft Teams: Watch Video

Office 365 Business Premium

  • Chat-based collaboration

    - Unlimited messages and search
    - Guest access
    - 300 Max number of users
    - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote Online Apps in Teams (with desktop versions)
    - Exchange email hosting and custom email domain (Plus web and desktop versions of Outlook)
    - OneDrive, SharePoint, Planner, Yammer, and more Office 365 services
    - 140+ integrated apps and services
    - 1 TB per organization plus 10 GB per license
    - 1:1 and group online audio and video calls
    - Channel meetings
    - Screen sharing
    - Scheduled meetings
    - Meeting recording—available with Microsoft Stream
    - Audio conferencing (add-on)
    - Availability in more than 150 markets and 44 languages

  • Security and Compliance

    - Region-based data residency
    - Data encryption at rest and in transit
    - Enforced multi-factor authentication for all users
    - Single sign-on to all business apps and services
    - Advanced auditing and reporting

  • Administration and Support

    - Admin tools for managing users and apps
    - Usage reporting for Office 365 services
    - 99.9% financially-backed SLA uptime
    - Configurable user settings and policies

Office 365 Business Essentials

Microsoft Office 365 Business Essentials has the same features as Microsoft Office 365 Business Premium with the only difference of Essentials using web versions of the Office applications – Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook instead of the desktop versions.

If you are interested or would like more information, contact us on 012 663 2500 or

Here are our top 10 picks for needed Microsoft Team integrations:

(Please note each business might have unique and different needs and certain applications might not apply to them.)



Simplify everyday tasks like checking your calendar, collaborating on files, letting teammates know you’re busy and more. Teamwork in Slack happens in channels — a single place for messaging, tools and files — helping everyone save time and collaborate together.



Zoom is currently seen as the leader in enterprise video communications, offering you the opportunity to connect with people outside of Microsoft Teams. Zoom boasts an easy to use interface for video and audio conferencing, helping you set up a secure business video call in seconds.



MindMeister is an online mind mapping tool that helps team members develop and share ideas in a visual platform. Use the mind map editor to take down and compare notes, brainstorm and plan your projects from a single shared page. With over 10 million users, it is no surprise that MindMeister is on our recommendation list.



Many employers fear the adoption of a digital workplace will create opportunities for team members to slack off. AttendanceBot covers this by making it really easy to clock in/out and by getting organized timesheet and payroll reports



SoapBox is the ideal app for managers, designed to improve communication in terms of one-on-ones, team meetings and discussions. Use SoapBox to manage meetings and discussions by setting agendas and getting feedback from the team, to better see where room for improvement lies.



Save time by signing or sending documents for eSignature without ever leaving Microsoft Word!



Designed for software teams, Jira is the leading agile software development tool that allows bug tracking, issue tracking and agile project management. Jira is completely customizable which allows you to set it up to your teams need.



Lucidchart is a visual workspace that combines diagramming, data visualization, and collaboration through working together in real time and clear information sharing.


Salesforce Lightning

If your company is already using Salesforce, the Salesforce Lightning integration is one of the simplifies ways to boost productivity and efficiency of Outlook in Office 365. It enables you to view all accounts, custom objects, contacts, opportunities, and leads associated with appointments and emails without ever having to close Outlook.



GitHub is a perfect tool for developers to work together on projects by sharing code for collaboration between different developers or teams, allowing developer teams to work together from anywhere in the world.

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3CX – increase productivity, communication, and efficiency!

Companies are always looking for new ways to help their employees become more productive and efficient, and sophisticated technologies play a crucial enablement role in this process. Hosted 3CX phone system is just one such tool that helps businesses revamp their communications.

3CX is an open standards IP PBX that assists any business or industry, no matter the size, on all their communication needs.  3CX completely helps you manage and maintain your PBX systems enabling you to effectively and easily boost your team’s productivity and customer control, all at a reduced cost.

With over 250 000 instillations and over 10 000 partners, it is no surprise that many businesses are switching over 3CX.

Below are the top 8 benefits of incorporating 3CX into your business:

Stay on call
Working with a hosted 3CX phone system means that you no longer have to rely on copper wire to conduct phone conversations. Hosted systems transfer data by digitizing it before sending it down the same cables that are used for broadband. By running all your calls through an online platform, you can establish sound and reliable systems that are impervious to bad weather or broken phone lines.

A faulty phone system can wreak havoc on your ability to deliver customer service. Instead of jeopardizing your company’s reputation, why not implement a phone system that won’t leave you hanging?

Easy to manage
You can control your hosted phone systems through a simple web portal. This allows you to configure your ICT needs much more easily than traditional hard-wired infrastructure and change as you grow. You can also easily access other features such as billing information and data usage. The ICT advantages don’t stop there, software updates can be installed automatically, and new features can be ready to be implemented immediately.

Remote workers will thank you
Hosted 3CX phone system allows remote employees to securely access the company’s communication system through an app on their mobile device or software on their laptop. Calls can be routed from their desk phones to another device, so they aren’t desk-bound for fear of missing calls. If employees are spread across the country or the globe, they can stay connected to each other and your customers.

Hosted 3CX Phone system with 3Gi Internet Services
3CX communication solutions offer cost-effective workforce connections and will integrate seamlessly with other systems such as CRM, collaboration within Office 365 networks, instant messaging, web conferencing, WordPress Integration – the ability to chat & talk with website visitors, voicemail to email and more.

Click to call from any browser or CRM
With the 3CX Click to Call extension for Chrome and Firefox, you can make calls directly from any browser or CRM via the 3CX Web Client. Make outbound calls with a single click of the mouse and eliminate the need to copy and paste numbers.

Integrated, Free Video Conferencing
Video conferencing has become an essential part of daily business communications. Whether it’s to catch up with a team member who is traveling or to give a sales presentation, no one can argue that it’s become a part of the norm. 3CX’s integrated video conferencing is easy to use and enables businesses to save time and money by hosting virtual meetings, whilst enjoying the benefits of face-to-face communication.

Video conferences can be easily launched through the 3CX web client with a few mouse-clicks and can be used for a wide variety of everyday communication needs to boost productivity and efficiency.

Hassle-Free Video Conferencing with WebRTC
3CX harnesses Google’s revolutionary WebRTC technology, which enables high-quality video and voice communications to take place through your Web browser. Participants will be able to seamlessly join meetings without the need to download any additional software or plug-ins, enabling a better user experience for your partners, customers and employees.

Advanced Features for Ultimate Collaboration
3CX’s video conferencing is feature-rich and user-friendly. Participants can enjoy video communication without the need to log in anywhere and easy setup of ad-hoc meetings makes launching conferences ever so easy for both participants and organizers – employees can even use their mobile devices to join meetings.

If you are interested in integrating 3CX into your business, please visit

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What to watch on Netflix South Africa – September 2019

Since the last blog post, Netflix has been busy pumping out some really interesting titles and there is simply not enough time to try out everything. Reading critics reviews and website scoring is clearly not the way to go, as seen from Dave Chappelle’s latest stand up special, Sticks & Stones, where Rotten Tomatoes displayed the critic review score of 0% and a user review score of 99%. Therefore, coming from humble users such as yourselves, here are our latest top 10 recommendations, in no particular order:

1. Stranger Things | IMDB 8.8

2. Better Call Saul | IMDB 8.7

3. Mindhunters | IMDB 8.6

3. Dark | IMDB 8.7

4. Ozark | IMDB 8.3

5.  Money Heist | IMDB 8.6 

6.  The Spy | IMDB 7.7

7. Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones | IMDB 8.6

8. 13 Reasons Why | IMDB 7.8

9. Sex Education | IMDB 8.3

10. Glow | IMDB 8.0

This above list has many different genres to suit your mood, all binge-worthy and highly acclaimed. The 3Gi team has successfully tested all of the above mentions and will be spending the next few weekends at home! Watch out for our next update, coming soon.

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Old pictures of Pretoria compared to today

Church Square (then – 1920s)
Church Square (now)

Stabze Bopape. formerly known as Church Street (then – 1880)
Stabze Bopape. formerly known as Church Street (now)

Pretoria Central (then – 1940s)
Pretoria Central (now)

Union Building (1920s)
Union Building (now)

Arts Building at the University of Pretoria (1890s)
Arts Building at the University of Pretoria (now)

Voortrekker Monument (then – 1940s)
Voortrekker Monument (now)

I hope you enjoyed the blast from the past and that you think of these images next time you visit one of the above locations. I will be doing a Cape Town and Johannesburg version this year (2019), stay tuned by following the 3Gi social media pages:


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What is Office 365 and why you need it

Office 365 encompasses a full range of tools and services that can be seen in the infographic wheel below:

Office365 Wheel

Why should I use Office 365?

The best answer would be convenience as, most likely, you already use the standard Office apps from Office 365, such as Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel. As Microsoft Word makes it easier for you to draft, edit and send documents, why not explore all of the other means that Office 365 can make your life and job easier. Increase productivity by cutting down on the time it takes you to do simple tasks, such as efficient team collaboration with SharePoint or manage group tasks with Microsoft Planner.

Here are some of the 5 most common reasons why many users and businesses use Office 365:
1. Familiarity – most people already use many of the Office 365 tools and services on a day to day basis.
2. Straight Forward – simple and easy to use  
3. Collaboration – effortless communication and teamwork efficient
4. Accessibility – work online and connect with team members regardless of location and time.
5. Collectivity – a wide range of tools and services, all in one place.

Typically, there are three business packages to choose from: Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business and Office 365 Business Premium. Below is an outline of each package and what it entails, from the official Microsoft website.

Office 365 Business Essentials

• Email hosting with 50 GB mailbox and custom email domain address
• Hub for teamwork to connect your teams with Microsoft Teams
• Web versions of Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (plus Access and Publisher for PC only)
• File storage and sharing with 1 TB of OneDrive storage
• Online meetings and video conferencing for up to 250 people
• 24/7 phone and web support

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Office 365 Business  

• Desktop versions of Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (plus Access and Publisher for PC only)
• File storage and sharing with 1 TB of OneDrive storage
• One license covers fully-installed, always-up-to-date Office apps on 5 phones, 5 tablets, and 5 PCs or Macs per user
• Automatically updated with new features and capabilities
• 24/7 phone and web support

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Office 365 Business Premium

• Email hosting with 50 GB mailbox and custom email domain address”• Hub for teamwork to connect your teams with Microsoft Teams
• Desktop versions of Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (plus Access and Publisher for PC only)
• File storage and sharing with 1 TB of OneDrive storage
• One license covers fully-installed, always-up-to-date Office apps on 5 phones, 5 tablets, and 5 PCs or Macs per user
• 24/7 phone and web support

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All packages are compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, and the two most recent versions of macOS, with all languages included.

A detailed comparison chart can be found here

For those who are interested in a package just for themselves, or home use can view the following options and features:

Office 365 Home

‪• Share with your entire family – for up to 6 people
• For use on multiple PCs/Macs, tablets, and phones (including Windows, iOS, and Android*)
• Premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, plus Publisher and Access for PC only
• 1TB OneDrive cloud storage with advanced security per person
• Collaborate on documents with others online
• Tech support via chat or phone with Microsoft experts
• Annual or monthly subscription. Your subscription will automatically continue. Cancel anytime.

*iOS and Android require separate app installation

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Office 365 Personal

‪• For one person
• For use on multiple PCs/Macs, tablets, and phones (including Windows, iOS, and Android*)
• Premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, plus Publisher and Access for PC only
• 1TB OneDrive cloud storage with advanced security
• Collaborate on documents with others online
• Tech support via chat or phone with Microsoft experts
• Annual or monthly subscription. Your subscription will automatically continue. Cancel anytime.

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More information on Office 365 can be found here:

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What is Vobi?

Vobi can be used by either home users or businesses and allows you to direct calls to your home or office landlines from your mobile phone, and vice versa. This means that you can always be available to talk as your mobile phone essentially becomes a part of your home and/or office phone, provided you are in a mobile covered area.

If you are often making calls, locally or internationally, then Vobi is definitely something to consider. We know that telephone bills are becoming more expensive while internet packages are constantly getting cheaper, so you will be cutting down major costs while maintaining your call durations.

According to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), the total number of 4G/LTE device subscribers in SA in 2018 was over 12.6 million. Coupled with the fact that South Africa has some of the most expensive data rates in the world, once can immediately see the benefits of a free mobile calling application. Users of the app can enjoy low call rates across all South African networks as well as international networks, allowing you to avoid ridiculous roaming charges. There is also an uncapped option if you typically make calls more time than the average person.

With 3Gi Internet Services, the standard subscription will cost R25 per month with rates from as little as R0.45 per minute. For more information, visit

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5 Vital Tips to Protect your Children from the Internet

Talking to your children about internet safety is a start but it is not enough. Children are curious by nature and can be easily distracted by all the wonders of the online world. Here are some essential tips to guard your children against harm, online:

Google Family Link
Probably the best option right now. Regardless of age, the Family Link app allows you to control and monitor your children’s online activity. Set digital rules on your devices and internet applications to help guide their experiences.

Google Family Link offers the following features, amongst others:

Monitor their activity – see how much time they spend on specific apps and what their time goes.
Manage their apps – get notified when your child tries to download an app from the Google Play Store and block or approve their choices. Help manage in-app purchases or simply hide apps that you don’t want them to see.
Educational content – Family Links guides you towards teacher-recommended educational apps.
Set time limits – Set time limits and nighttime viewing restrictions for their device.
Lock their device – restrict their device usage whenever you feel they are abusing the time.
Find your child – Family Link helps you locate your child as long as they are with their device.

For more information about Family Link click here

YouTube Kids
Approximately 400 hours of video are uploaded onto YouTube every minute. Many of these videos can be seen as harmful to your children and YouTube Kids easy to use App gives you parental control for your children’s viewing experience. This app will only recommend family-friendly videos ranging from educational to cool and fun.
To view more information and parent reviews, visit the Google Play Store

Kiddle is a Google Search alternative for kids and provides harmless kids websites, images, and video searches from any device. The results shown are overseen by Kiddle editors. Simply go to their website here

Social Media Restrictions
Your child most likely uses Social Media on a daily basis. Sharing photos and videos of their activities without knowing who is able to view it can attract the wrong type of people. Luckily, most of the modern Social Media apps have the ability to set privacy settings. Here are some helpful guides on the most popular Social Medias privacy settings:


Additionally, you can go the extra mile and install a VPN (Virtual Private Network) that will hide your IP address and therefore locations. While there are free versions, it’s always recommended to compare the most popular ones:

Gaming Consoles Restrictions

As a parent, video games bring up a lot of questions regarding safety and security. You want to know what games are being played, if they are appropriate and who is playing with your children. Most parents have already covered the basics with never giving out your personal information, such as names and addresses, and if you haven’t then that is the place to start! Here are some helpful guides on the most popular gaming consoles:  

Regardless of the console version, the settings are usually the same. Simply go to the Settings menu from the console and select Parental Controls. Next click on Family Management and select PS4 System Restrictions. If you need to place a password, ty the default of 0000 (four zeroes) and make sure to change it so you are the only one with access.

Set which games your children are allowed to play by their age and levels provided, the lower the level will mean stricter control. Age restrictions can also be placed on the movies and tv shows, via DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as the PlayStations internet browser via the web filters.

Lastly, you can set the amount of time your children are allowed to play each day. If you have more than one child then you should set up a user profile for each person, under the Family Management option. There are many options you can choose to disable, such as videos, text, messages and PlayStation Store content.

For more information please visit their website here

Setting up restrictions on an Xbox requires you to be the administrator for that account and console. You will need to set up accounts for everyone that uses the Xbox and set up restrictions accordingly. Simply go to Account > Family Settings > Manage Family members to create the accounts. Set the permissions on each account under the Privacy & Online Safety tab within the account and define the restrictions for any online activity, either using the internet web browser or Xbox Live. Xbox Live will give you to the option to choose between child, teen and adult defaults for each user.

Utilize the Activity Report for your children, where they can view their gaming activity and restrictions placed by parents. Children can request to extend their gaming time which you can approve or decline. For more information please visit their website here

If you would like more detailed information or simply have any questions, feel free to send me an email on Alternatively, if you would like to see 3Gi Internet Services connectivity deals then please go here: