Tag Archives: digital britain

Government to investigate community broadband

It seems that no matter what the Digital Britain report states, rural broadband is an issue that needs addressing now rather than in a couple of years time. According to the.. more
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Digital Britain plan leaves Infosecurity Adviser bemused

According to Infosecurity Adviser, The Digital Britain paper – penned by Lord Carter and his team, and which sets out the game plan for broadband Britain in the future – has.. more
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Rural Britain needs faster broadband

Immediate action is needed to make sure that the rural areas of the UK are not left out of the loop when it comes to rolling out next generation broadband services,.. more
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Communications Minister Quits

The government’s communications minister Lord Carter has become the latest member of Gordon Brown’s government to resign. Stephen Carter was recruited by the Prime Minister to be the driving force behind the UK’s broadband for all drive. Not being a politician he became yet another.. more
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Community Wi-Fi would bridge digital divide

The government could cheaply and easily solve the broadband headache it has given itself trying to solve the digital divide, by offering free Wi-Fi access to local urban communities, a new report said this week. Community Wi-Fi is the most cost effective way to provide.. more
Posted in Broadband News

Government plans mobile broadband spectrum cap

The government’s independent spectrum broker (ISB), Kip Meek, has recommended that there should be a cap on the spectrum owned by the UK’s five mobile networks, coming to this conclusion after discussions with the networks and regulator Ofcom. The spectrum cap is expected to encourage.. more
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Rural surfers may be 'fobbed off' with satellite broadband

Rural Internet users could find themselves with a bum deal under government proposals to give everyone in the country access to high speed broadband. The government’s Digital Britain scheme aims to give every home in the UK 2Mbps broadband by 2012. However, consumer review site.. more
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Satellite broadband launches in UK

Broadband satellite technology means that people living in rural Britain will soon have access to high speed broadband of up to 10Mbps. Eutelsat, the company launching the service, currently offers ‘Tooway’ satellite broadband at speeds of up to 2Mbps. The service costs £30 per month,.. more
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Digital hubs funded in the UK

The Research Councils UK have announced that there will be three research hubs created in Aberdeen, Nottingham and Newcastle that will develop the technologies of the future. The aim of this multi million pound initiative is to aid the Digital Britain plan and forge technology.. more
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Yes minister there is a plan for Scotland

The issue with providing broadband services in Scotland was discussed when the communications minister Lord Carter visited the region at the end of last week. This was an opportunity for the industry and consumers to find out more about the plans to provide the minimum.. more
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