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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

January 4, 2014  2:08 PM

Will the impending US Mobile price war expedite the switch from fixed to mobile?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
AT&T, Mobile, Ofcom, T-Mobile, US, Verizon, Vodafone

Clever Vodafone to sell its stake in Verizon just before the US mobile price war started.

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November 16, 2013  7:42 AM

Who won the battle between DWP and Cabinet Office over ID Policy?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BIS, BSI, business case, Cabinet office, cabinetoffice, dwp, Eurim, European Commission, experian, Fogging, identity, nist, oix, OJEU, RTI, STORK, tScheme, Universal Credit, Verizon

We know who lost in the battle between DWP and Cabinet Office over ID Policy - the taxpayer and the private sector bidders. Who won, apart from the fraudsters?

The fraudsters appear to be looting more from DWP and HMRC than the annual spend of GCHQ (even including that paid for by the...


June 14, 2013  6:08 PM

Only 4 out of 11 former Home Secretaries publicly support the Communications Bill

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, DCMS, GCHQ, IOCA, SA, Times, Verizon

The headline for this blog is no more misleading than most public debate on the proposals in the Communications Bill. Now that my attempt to put PRISM and the Communications Bill into...

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February 7, 2013  11:15 AM

Is BT now a takeover target? If not, why not?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
AT&T, Broadband, BT, btgroup, liberty, Ofcom, take-over, Telecommunication, Verizon, Virgin, Vodafone

In the course of one of my recent blog entries I contrasted the BT claim (at a PICTFOR meeting) that it was not a utility but a new and innovative business with an investment...


January 17, 2013  8:50 AM

US teleworker caught subcontracting his own job to China – is this the future ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Arqiva, Business, Employment, Telecommuting, Verizon, Vodafone

Do read the story on the BBC website this morning. The comments on the original blog case study say sufficient on the...


November 17, 2012  11:10 AM

Midata, their data or your data? A few big data questions – then the killer.

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, BIS, Brussels, Business, dwp, e-Signatures, Eurim, FOG, Google, idap, IPR, Midata, personal data, Verizon, Yahoo

On Monday the  Consumer Affairs Minister will announce powers for us to request our personal data, including transactions, from business so as to better manage our affairs. I...


November 17, 2012  11:06 AM

Does the DWP IDAP announcement mean HMG has begun to recognise the nature of the ID market-place?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cabinetoffice, Cassidian, digidentity, dwp, EADS, experian, ingeus, mydex, Verizon

The DWP press release announcing the first seven participants in its Identity Assurance Programme should be read in full: for what it does not say as much as for what it...


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