Category Archives: Digital divide

BT Bid for all Eight Broadband Procurement Contracts

The UK Government’s Communications Minister, Ed Vaizey has ruled out the introduction of a legal Universal Service Obligation (USO) for broadband in Britain. This revelation emerges alongside Ed Vaizey confirming that BT is officially bidding on all eight of the … Continue reading

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Digital Inclusion Reports and Consultation

A number or reports and one consultation document on the topic of Digital Inclusion were published on Friday 24th October 2008 by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG). There is also a  discussion forum to discuss the main … Continue reading

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Connect to survive? The implications of the digital divide

I’ve posted a presentation to Slideshare that I gave last month as a keynote presentation for an audience primarily made up of local government staff. The presentation illustrates the growing velocity and volume of on-line connections being created in the … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 and bridging the digital divide

I will be presenting at the Limehouse software user’s group today, 10th June, on the topic of Web 2.0 and the issues that local authorities face in bridging the digital. I will post my slides to Slideshare after the event.

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