This morning Minister of State for Digital and Culture, Matt Hancock, addressed the Broadband World Forum and also gave his view of what needs to be done in the UK to become better connected. It was a passionate speech with many reflection over what has been done but also very inspiring for the future to come. Minister Hancock was very clear in his statements for the future. Fibre is here to stay. Demand is here.
The full speech can be read here.
Fibre is the new electricity and there should be nobody left behind, one comment on todays newly presented legislative proposals of the European Commission revising Europe’s telecoms rulebook.
INCA has published its Building Gigabit Britain report outlining the Government measures required to facilitate the wide-scale deployment of FTTP, the infrastructure essential to ensure the UK remains digitally competitive.
The FTTH Council Europe Board of Directors has appointed Ronan Kelly as new President and set out the work plan for the coming year, including a special focus on operators.
The focus on the divided digital agenda of Germany have put a lot of focus on the country’s progress in broadband development. The resent debate triggers a lot of pressure on making the development transparent.
With more than 20 years experience in planning and supporting deployments of FTTB/H networks in Sweden Rala is now expanding its coverage to Germany and Austria.