When IT Meets Politics:

Singapore


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...

December 1, 2015  9:43 AM

Could London match Singapore with unsubsidised fibre to the flat?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Alcatel-Lucent, boardband, Cisco, EE, Ericsson, fixed, fttc, FTTP, gfast, Huawei, Hyperoptic, Internet of Things, lifi, London, M2M, molile, Singapore, UO, VoIP, Wifi

Singapore and Hongkong are London's most dangerous global financial services rivals and also have the best big city broadband. What do we and they they have in common? The high proportion of residents who live and work in housing and office complexes which are cheap to fibre up - provided this is...


November 30, 2015  12:37 PM

Will publicity for Northamptonshire Open Market Review help open up UK broadband market?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Broadband, IP, London, OJEU, OMR, Openreach, Redburn, Singapore

Northamptonshire has announced an "Open Market Review" to help plan an invitation to tender to provide broadband services to those who will not be covered by its Phase 1 and 2...


February 11, 2013  10:22 AM

Is the ITU set to take control of the Internet from US lawyers and give it to global users?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Brazil, deep packet inspection, FIPR, IPv4, ITU, korea, Singapore, Surveillance, WCIT

This morning I received an FIPR alert on the "


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