Tag Archives: Jeremy Hunt

UK to have fastest broadband by 2015?

broadband-news In a speech made earlier this week, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt reaffirmed his vow that the UK would top Europe in terms of broadband speeds by the year 2015. Hunt said:.. more
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Government calls for tougher internet regulation

internet Culture minister Jeremy Hunt is calling on search engines and internet service providers to enforce a ban on pirated content. He wants a new measure included in the planned Communications Bill.. more
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Government releases another £49m for rural broadband

The government has made another £49 million available to push super-fast broadband out to rural areas which are currently struggling online. This latest dose of funding is part of the £530.. more
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Government claims super-fast broadband for 90% of UK by 2015

The government keeps announcing targets for the UK’s broadband infrastructure, but the key date is 2015, when thus far the powers-that-be have said the country will have the best broadband in Europe. Whether that goal can be realised is dubious, and certainly a far more.. more
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Government plans digital hub in every community

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has published Britain’s Super-fast Broadband Future report, in which the government lays out its plans to get broadband motoring in this country by 2015. The proposals contained within the document include the placing of a digital hub within reach of every.. more
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Government aims for super-fast broadband for 90% of UK by 2015

In an upcoming speech, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is expected to announce a target for the UK to become one of the leading broadband powers in Europe. This is something the government has mentioned before, although now Hunt is expected to state that between 85.. more
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The Beeb to charge for web TV?

It seems that the government has turned its attention to the folks who have taken to watching TV on their computer to avoid paying for a TV licence. Currently, if you watch live simultaneously broadcast programmes on your computer, you need a TV licence. However,.. more
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Local TV to get start date

During the last parliament there was an attempt to launch regional news broadcasts, which would replace the local news coverage that is shown on ITV. This plan was scrapped by the coalition government on the grounds of cost, but it appears local news provision is.. more
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Government wants ISPs to sort broadband out

Providing a full broadband service throughout the UK is the responsibility of the industry rather than the government. This is what the UK’s internet service providers were told by the culture minister at the broadband summit in London. Jeremy Hunt, like all government ministers, has.. more
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UK broadband for all target pushed back to 2015

It seems that the target date of 2012 for hooking up all the broadband “not-spots” (out of the way rural areas that can’t get a connection) in the UK is going to be pushed back. The Telegraph and Guardian both reported that Culture Secretary Jeremy.. more
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