Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Bridging Britain's digital divide

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Friday 22 June 18

Reducing 'digital exclusion' in the UK was a key theme at Connected Britain 2018, where a host of speakers and panellists called on the industry to redouble its efforts on inclusivity

As the dust settled on Connected Britain 2018 this week, few who attended the event in London could be left in any doubt that the UK is sharpening its resolve to become a more inclusive and comprehensive digital society.  While huge efforts are being made to speed up the rollout of full fibre fixed line networks and to prepare the ground for an ahead-of-schedule 5G launch next year, there is still much to do if the UK is to make up ground on its neighbours in mainland Europe.  In her key note address on day one, the UK's Minister for Digital set the tone for the event…

As the dust settled on Connected Britain 2018 this week, few who attended the event in London could be left in any doubt that the UK is sharpening its resolve to become a more inclusive and comprehensive digital society.  While huge efforts are being made to speed up the rollout of full fibre fixed line networks and to prepare the ground for an ahead-of-schedule 5G launch next year, there is still much to do if the UK is to make up ground on its neighbours in mainland Europe.  In her key note address on day one, the UK's Minister for Digital set the tone for the event…

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