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October 13, 2016  11:56 AM

Theresa May has embraced Gigabit Britain. How will her ministers ensure delivery?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
backhaul, BT Retail, Carillion, competition, copper, CTF, CTIL, Fujitsu, Gigaclear, Inca, Maintenance, O2, Sky, Vodafone, Yoti

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.

February 19, 2016  9:26 PM

Needed – facts about broadband: What “facts” do we really need?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
3, Aberdeen, Amazon, Arqiva, Bristol, Broadband, BT, CGI, Colt, Coventry, DCMS, edinburgh, EE, Facebook, fibre, Fujitsu, Gigaclear, Google, Hammersmith, HP, Hyperoptic, IBM, ITS, Microsoft, Netflix, O2, Ofcom, Openreach, Peterborough, Sky, SSE, Virgin, Vodafone, Woking, Zayo

The


August 14, 2012  8:34 AM

Lessons from the Olympics: The recovery will not be outsourced

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Accenture, Andersen, BBC, BDUK, Cabinet office, CSC, cuts, dwp, European Union, Fujitsu, G4S, ID CARD, Labour, NPfIT, Outsourcing, PFI, PSN, Smart meter

The BBC summarises an article in...


July 16, 2012  1:16 PM

Is BDUK a triumph or a disaster – and for whom?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Birmingham, Broadband, btgroup, cumbria, DCMS, Eurim, European Commission, Fujitsu, government, KPMG, Objections


January 4, 2012  3:22 PM

Has BDUK stuffed DCMS ? The Civil Service Staff College Case Study

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Arqiva, BDUK, DCM, DCMS, Fujitsu, Google, Inca, local government, Ofcom

My blog on the deal between O2 and Westminster and Kensington Councils provoked interesting reactions. There seems to be agreement that it undermines the previous government's...


November 18, 2011  8:47 PM

How do DCMS, DECC and Ofcom implementation timetables stack up against up against Treasury plans?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Broadband, BT, DCMS, DECC, Fujitsu, GEO, Inca, Ofcom, Smart grid, Smart Metering


September 25, 2011  7:02 PM

IT at the Party Conferences 2011

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Conservative, demos, Eurim, Fujitsu, Labour, Libdem, Microsoft

I have looked through the LibDem, Labour and Conservative Conference Guides for IT related events and exhibitors. Everything Everywhere has events at all three conferences on the theme "Digitally Connected: empowering people, society...


October 27, 2010  2:38 PM

Can society afford to rely on security by afterthought not design?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
(ISC)2, Afterthought, Alcatel-Lucent, BCS, CESG, CPNI, CSC, EADS, Fujitsu, IBM, Identrust, IET, IISP, ISACA, ISSA, Logica, OGC, OSC

On 18th October, when the Government launched its security strategy, the Home Secretary, Theresa May argued that attacks on computer networks are among the biggest threats to the UK.  On 20th October the...


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