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February 25, 2016  4:59 PM

Ofcom sets ambition for fully fibred broadband Britain – now industry must respond

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fttc, FTTP, ISP, Ofcom, Openreach, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone

Ofcom's much-anticipated review of the communications market is a smart and pragmatic attempt by the regulator to

February 19, 2016  11:39 AM

Will Ofcom break up BT? Probably not – but it must enable fibre broadband fit for the future

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre, Ofcom, Openreach, regulation, telecoms

Next week sees an announcement that will set the scene for the next 20 years of the UK's digital infrastructure.

Ofcom's review of the communications market is due out within days and...


December 4, 2015  12:02 PM

All of us need to play our part to influence the role of technology in the UK economy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, Digital skills, Mobile, uktech50

Influence is a wonderfully subjective measure by which to gauge successful people in the UK technology scene.

Influence can be negative as well as positive. You might be influenced by a particular IT leader, while others may see the same person as thoroughly lacking the quality.


September 25, 2015  1:22 PM

Ofcom review should aspire to a broadband infrastructure that is the envy of the world

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre, fttc, Ofcom, Openreach, Sky, TalkTalk, telecoms, Vodafone

Perhaps Ofcom should review the UK communications market every year - because its current one certainly seems to be causing waves at BT.


July 17, 2015  11:43 AM

Digital Britain needs better broadband – are BT and rivals willing to share Openreach?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, Ofcom, Openreach, regulation, Sky, TalkTalk, telecoms

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has formally put the future of BT's Openreach subsidiary into play - and hence the future structure of the UK's critically important broadband infrastructure....


May 6, 2015  10:07 AM

The digital challenge for the new government

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, Government IT, Skills, Startups

It's been said that the general election this week is the most important for a generation. That's probably true on a number of levels - and certainly within the microcosm of the IT and digital community.

Technology is not going to decide who wins, but it is going to underpin the...


April 16, 2015  1:24 PM

The missing election manifesto promise – educating MPs on the UK’s digital opportunity

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
apprenticeships, Broadband, Conservatives, Data protection, GDS, innovation, Labour, privacy, Skills, tech startups

Who is going to be the big digital winner after the 2015 general election? Congratulations to anyone involved with smart ticketing on public transport - you're in for a good time....


March 19, 2015  5:38 PM

George Osborne set the UK on a digital roll – now a new government must accelerate the momentum

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
API, Banking, Broadband, budget, GDS, HMRC, Internet of Things, Mobile, research, Skills, smart city, Startups

It's rare that I'm inclined to congratulate George Osborne, but recognition is due to the Chancellor for making his latest budget the most tech-friendly ever.

Every year,...


December 19, 2014  12:33 PM

Is BT buying EE a step towards selling off Openreach?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fibre, Networking, Ofcom, Openreach

BT is changing. Under CEO Gavin Patterson, the former monopoly telecoms giant has expanded into content through BT Sport, paying heavily for broadcast...


August 7, 2014  12:59 PM

UK needs a digital infrastructure for 2030 and beyond, not 2020

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
4G, 5G, Broadband, digital, government, Mobile, Ofcom

Coverage of Ofcom's latest annual report on the state of communications in the UK shows that much of the so-called establishment in the country still look at technology with...


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