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Olympic


April 7, 2015  10:55 AM

Delivering the digital infrastructure for Dot Everyone – The F Plan

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
21CN, BDUK, Big Data, Broadband, BT, DCMS, fixed, FSA, Ghostery, Groundhog, ICANN, inter-operability, ISOC, itc, LINX, Mobile, NPL, Ofcom, Olympic, standards

I was not able to watch this year's Dimbleby Lecture when it happened but over the Easter week-end I made time to watch the challenge that Martha Lane-Fox made to the Dimbleby's (and the other media...

June 9, 2013  6:57 PM

Is redefinition of Systems Development anything more than a role grab by officials facing the chop?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
DCMS, Olympic

Karl Flinders posting on the consultation regarding the redefinition of systems development as a "creative...

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August 21, 2012  9:06 AM

What has 24 mbps to do with the fastest broadband in Europe by 2015?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
4G, Akamai, Alcatel-Lucent, Arqiva, BDUK, britain, Broadband, Google, Internet of Things, NIRTS, Ofcom, Olympic, Virgin, Vodafone

The press reports of the speech delivered yesterday by the Jeremy Hunt at Google's new complex are intriguing. So too is the script released by DCMS. I remain...


June 15, 2012  6:26 AM

Can the BDUK framework survive Birmingham and Cumbria on top of Westminster?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Birmingham, Broadband, BT, btgroup, cumbria, DCMS, Labour, Leveson, Olympic, Olympics, Sky, Vodafone, Westminster, Whitehall

Ian Grant's latest Broken Telegraph post indicates that the BDUK framework has finally run its course, having delayed the roll out of rural broadband until after Olympics. Whether or not...


May 31, 2012  10:17 AM

Order now to avoid 300% price hike in on-line IT training fees

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, Information security, lockdown, Olympic, On-line, soma

On June 14th the introductory offer of £95 for a years subscription to the e-Skills National Skills Academy for IT come to an end and the price rises to £359, although there will be discounts for multiple subscriptions.

This is great...


May 30, 2012  12:21 PM

How practical are HMG’s Olympic Teleworking Ambitions ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Broadband, BT, Cabinet office, Olympic, Telecommuting

Back in February thousands of civil servants were told to work from home for a couple of days as a test of...


April 18, 2012  7:03 PM

The DCMS “Olympics First” Broadband Strategy: the pieces fall into place

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC iPlayer, BDUK, DCMS, Olympic


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