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December 6, 2014  10:03 AM

Yesterday I learned why our forecasts of broadband demand are so wrong

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
3G, 4G, Broadband, EE, Inca, Ofcom, Quadplay

Yesterday I attended the excellent INCA Super Connected Cities seminar in Birmingham at which two contrasting examples of the effect of providing fibre services to...

July 10, 2014  11:17 AM

Are you suffering from Crapband in the City? Tell the Corporation.

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
3G, 4G, BDUK, Birmingham, Bishopsgate, Broadband, BT, Crapband, DCMS, fibre, London, Mobile, Shoreditch, SME, Stokab, voucher

The problem of crapband (slow and unreliable mobile and as poor fixed line services) in the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

December 28, 2011  8:12 AM

Did Westminster and Kensington stuff BDUK for Christmas?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
3G, 4G, BDUK, Broadband, Christmas, O2, Ofcom, Openreach

Shortly before Christmas the FT carried news that O2 had beaten Sky and Virgin to win a  contract to provide wifi to Westminster in time for the Olympics. The article speculated that this could provide a model for other councils. The

September 9, 2008  10:16 AM

Superfast Broadband costs less than the 3G Licenses

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
3G, bsg, CIAO

Add inflation to what was paid for the 3G licences and you have about the same as the Broadband Stakeholders Groupc believes would cost to bring "superfast" (alias equivalent to that already available around much of the Pacific Rim) to the whole of the UK.  

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