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August 18, 2015  8:43 AM

The nails are inserted into the coffin of the BT Openreach Monopoly

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, BDUK, BT, Fintech, Gigaclear, hyoperoptic, IFB, IPv6, Janet, Ofcom, Openreach

Joe Garner, the latest CEO of Openreach, put up a competent defence when interviewed on the Today programme this...

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April 10, 2015  11:43 AM

Plan B needs to revolve around an incremental transition to IPV6

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
DCIS, IPv6, IRS, Janet, PSN2, Verizon

I forget a key component when I used the analogy of the construction of the railways and canals in my blog yesterday on the means of implementing the


October 2, 2012  8:42 AM

ED Balls and Open Government give the opportunity for a Broadband Breakthrough

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, DCMS, Janet, local government, Olympics, PSN, treasury

The announcement by the Shadow Chancellor that Labour would put the receipts from the 4G auction towards subsided new build housing...


June 1, 2011  10:39 AM

Will the proposed BDUK framework do more harm than good?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, BIS, DCMS, DECC, Duopoly, framework, Janet, NEN, OCEAN, Ofgem, Oftel, PIN, Procurement, PSN, Sky

Last week, in Brussels, Ed Vaizey talked of the need to use market forces to pull through investment in broadband. A day later Jeremy Hunt wrote to MPs on the replacement of central competitions for funding by allocations to authorities to "be made available once we have...


May 21, 2011  11:40 AM

UK MPs flex their muscles on Mobile Broadband

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
800MHZ, Broadband, Janet, Mobile, rural

Do read the full record of the House of Commons debate on May 19th on Rural Broadband and Mobile Coverage . The precise motion is dry, being a call for Ofcom to increase...


July 30, 2010  5:49 PM

Is government about to be transformed?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, CCTA, ERG, Janet, NEN, OGC, OJEU, REIP

The Cabinet Office draft structural reform plan is curiously unambitious in some areas (for example the £6 billion savings targets set for the Efficiency and Reform Group) and  centralist in...


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