When IT Meets Politics:

November, 2016


November 24, 2016  10:36 AM

Not quite “bye bye to business rates for broadband” … yet

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Broadband, Uncategorized

A five year holiday for new investment in full fibre back haul from April 1st 2017, as announced in the autumn statement, is a major step in the right direction. It is not, however, the full overhaul that is needed....

November 23, 2016  7:43 PM

Bye bye business rates on full fibre broadband

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
5G, Broadband, iot

The announcement of a Business Rates holiday for full fibre broadband investment from April 1st is a tribute to the hard work put in by many players. It is also, perhaps, the cheapest give away the Chancellor has ever made. I calculate the net cost as zero. From almost the first month it will...


November 3, 2016  10:45 AM

Homebuilders Federation opposes fibre to the home policy

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
5G, fibre, Gigaclear, Uncategorized

The Home Builders Federation has formally opposed proposals, in its new town plan, by Ashford Borough Council


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