Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Innovative solutions to internet woes

A Knowledge Network article by Adam Leach, Director of Research and Development, Nominet
Wednesday 07 June 17

The Isle of Arran has long suffered with slow or no internet connection due to the geographical challenges of delivering broadband in the traditional way. Not only is this a headache for residents, it is a major issue for businesses and a community that relies heavily on tourism. Being online is vital for small businesses who need to advertise their services or make bookings and travel arrangements for would-be visitors, especially as research shows over 80% of consumers search online for products and services. On Arran, an internet connection is also expected by the thousands of tourists that surge in during the holiday months when the population can swell from 5…

The Isle of Arran has long suffered with slow or no internet connection due to the geographical challenges of delivering broadband in the traditional way. Not only is this a headache for residents, it is a major issue for businesses and a community that relies heavily on tourism. Being online is vital for small businesses who need to advertise their services or make bookings and travel arrangements for would-be visitors, especially as research shows over 80% of consumers search online for products and services. On Arran, an internet connection is also expected by the thousands of tourists that surge in during the holiday months when the population can swell from 5…

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