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May 11, 2017  4:25 PM

BT finally inching its way to full-fibre broadband at last

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, Digital economy, Digital infrastructure, fttc, FTTP, Ofcom, Openreach

Computer Weekly has been banging the drum for full-fibre broadband for several years. We’ve been

October 21, 2016  10:55 AM

A welcome change of tone from government over FTTP broadband

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Digital UK", "Theresa May", Brexit, Broadband, BT, Digital economy, Digital government, fttc, FTTP, telecoms

As citizens of the UK try to decipher the new thinking and emerging rhetoric of a post-Brexit-vote government and a new Prime Minister, for us in tech there is already a welcome change of tone in one vital area. For six years, we were constantly told by


September 16, 2016  10:37 AM

UK needs to match – or better – Europe’s broadband and mobile ambitions

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
"Digital Economy Bill", 5G, Brexit, Broadband, BT, European Union, Mobile, Openreach, telecoms

A majority of the UK may have decided through the Brexit referendum that we officially don’t like the European Union, but as we work out what leaving it means,...


July 26, 2016  3:03 PM

BT needs to go the extra mile, to keep the last mile

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, btopenreach, Ofcom, Openreach, telecoms

Imagine this. It’s the early years of the 20th century. While many people still get around using a horse and trap, cars have become affordable and more and more people are buying them. It’s clear to everyone that cars are going to replace horses in the next decade. And it’s equally obvious...


May 6, 2016  9:48 AM

Finally – progress on a UK digital infrastructure for the next 50 years

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Broadband, BT, fttc, FTTP, Ofcom, Openreach

BT demonstrated this week the depths of its sensitivity to Ofcom’s threat to break up the telecoms giant. Ofcom’s communications market...

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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...


January 18, 2016  3:30 PM

We need coordination between old economy job cuts and digital economy job creation

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BT, Digital skills, jobs, recruitment, Skills

BT has one of its main contact centres in a tower block in Swansea city centre - it's the highest office building for miles around, just a short stroll to the sea front. From its upper-floor windows you can see across Swansea Bay to the lights and smoke from the giant steel works in neighbouring...


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.


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