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January 29, 2015  10:31 AM

FCC showing its teeth on broadband speed. Time for Ofcom to grow a pair

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
BDUK, Broadband, FCC, Ofcom

News reaches the Full Spectrum that later this week the 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend

October 17, 2014  9:00 AM

Shropshire broadband stalemate part two: the missing £11m and how to find it

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
BDUK, Broadband, Shropshire

After learning last week that one of the more vocal rural broadband campaign groups - the Shropshire and Marches Rural Broadband Campaign, was pulling out of its partnership with Shropshire County Council - the Full Spectrum reached out to campaign...

October 10, 2014  10:45 AM

Shropshire broadband campaigners cut links with BDUK

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
BDUK, Shropshire

Frustration with the progress of Shropshire Council's BDUK scheme - Connecting Shropshire - has now boiled over after local campaign group, the Shropshire and Marches Campaign for Better Rural Broadband, ended its association with the council.

July 22, 2014  4:18 PM

Are local councils falling out of love with BDUK?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
BDUK, BT, fttc, FTTP, Gigaclear, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire

Is a groundswell of public anger causing local government to fall out of love with the BDUK Superfast Britain project?


June 20, 2014  9:54 AM

Renting the network: better connected or false economy?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
BDUK, local government, Public sector, TNP

In the modern world, people cannot afford not to be connected. But what happens when this connectivity becomes literally impossible to afford? Or an area's historic investment has not kept pace with its business requirements?

Traditionally, the...

June 10, 2014  10:00 AM

Does telco recruitment herald a brighter superfast future?

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
BDUK, Broadband, BT, fibre, Gigaclear, ManPower, recruitment, telecoms

I reported this morning the findings of a survey by ManPowerGroup that...

December 12, 2013  4:58 PM

Christmas quips won’t get the broadband job done

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
BDUK, Broadband

December 4, 2013  2:33 PM

Is the fund to test ‘innovative broadband solutions’ funding for fundings’ sake?

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
BDUK, Broadband, Funding, government, Infrastructure

This morning, I wrote a story about investment from insurance firms into infrastructure projects across the UK. The six companies plan on investing...

November 15, 2013  3:55 PM

BDUK: The information they WILL share

jscott1 Profile: jscott1

My ongoing piece about where BDUK is rolling out across the country is detailing the responses I am getting from councils as I try and make them give full details at a postcode...

November 14, 2013  4:55 PM

Broadband’s big boost for British (Telecom)

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
BDUK, Broadband, DCMS

Many of you may have seen by now the latest government report from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport entitled 'UK Broadband Impact Study.'

The DCMS commissioned the SQW Group to look at how us...

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