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Salford


March 28, 2016  7:42 PM

Government Digital Strategy and universal service obligation offer opportunity for rethink

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
10Mbps, Akamai, Apple, Atos, BBC, Brexit, BT, Camden, Digital strategy, Fintech, GDS, Google, London, Netflix, OTT, Salford, Sky, social inclusion, USO, Vodafone, Zayo

The government has postponed the announcement of its new Digital Strategy immediately after launching a

March 16, 2016  1:10 PM

Salford Council leads the way into a world of smart council estates

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Hyperoptic, London, Manchester, Mayor, Pitcom, Salford, Singapore, smart city

The news that Salford has done a deal to install gigabit fibre to its council estates, taking action while others still talk vision, should come as no surprise to those who have had...


May 5, 2014  10:10 AM

City Centre creative Industries crippled by crapband as the rural revolution begins to gather pace

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
21CN, BDUK, Bloomsbury, Broadband, bskyb, BT, Crapband, DCMS, Dunkerton, fibre, Fitzrovia, Fluidata, Gigaclear, Inca, Mayfair, Ofcom, Ravenstondale, Salford, Shoreditch, Soho, Underriver, Viacom, Whitehall

My recent blog entry on the way BT is cutting its spend on broadband  roll-out in order to fund its price war on content triggered some interesting feedback. I was told that...


April 16, 2012  12:03 PM

Choosing a Mayor for the Information Age : congratulations to Salford Labour party

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, Brussels, China, Chinese, Felixstowe, information society, London, Salford

Ian Stewart is probably the only mayoral candidate who understands what the Information Society is about - and I include those for London. I was intrigued by the


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