September 9, 2017 1:30 PM
The DCMS Press release headlined "The Great British Broadband Boost" needs to be put in context. The "boost" comprises £465 million
October 13, 2016 11:56 AM
, BT Retail
When the Prime Minister used her closing conference speech to say it is "just not right" that "half of people living in rural areas, and so many small businesses, can't get a decent broadband connection" we knew something really had changed.
July 20, 2015 2:15 PM
The Executive Summary of the Discussion Document for the Ofcom Strategic Review is 20 pages long and omits a key phrase from the main paper regarding the impact of regulation on...
July 20, 2015 1:02 PM
, Virgin Media
I was intrigued by Gavin Patterson's reported attack on Ofcom for even raising the question of separating out...
July 2, 2015 6:10 PM
We can now see the result of last year's change of policy and leadership at BDUK accompanied by rediscovery by Ofcom to its duties as a competition regulator. Those Counties which held out from pledging everything in support of extending BT's twenty year-old 21CN infrastructure appear now to be...
October 27, 2013 11:50 AM
, Edward Snowden
, European Union
, local government
, Virgin Media
Today is the deadline for responses to the BDUK consultation on which I blogged at the beginning of October . It may helpful to take the opportunity to summarise why BDUK should...
August 26, 2013 12:01 PM
, Big Data
, Cloud Computing
, Information security
The rash of stories about state surveillance and
August 5, 2013 9:44 PM
The current global controversies over cyberbullying (including over Twitter), fraud (where...
April 15, 2013 7:18 PM
Amid all the "tributes" and suggestions for memorials we have forgotten what would have happened if some of her less controversial achievements, such as telecoms liberalisation leading to full competition in the local loop, had not been reversed after 1997. The independent regulators put in place...
February 16, 2010 6:34 PM
, Data protection
What is good practice in information governance? I have blogged before on the Information Society Alliance