Friday, 27 May 2011

BBC News - Devon, Norfolk, Somerset and Wiltshire get faster broadband

BBC News - Devon, Norfolk, Somerset and Wiltshire get faster broadband: "Homes and businesses in four rural English counties are to get superfast broadband connections.

Devon and Somerset will share £30m of government funding for the roll-out, Norfolk will get £15m and Wiltshire £4m."

Sunday, 22 May 2011

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Friday, 20 May 2011

Commons debate adds pressure to expand mobile broadband in rural areas - Telegraph

Commons debate adds pressure to expand mobile broadband in rural areas - Telegraph: "Cumbria MP Rory Stewart will today open a full debate in the House of Commons today that aims to expand mobile broadband coverage to an additional 2 million than is currently proposed.
The motion, which has already received cross-party support, “recognises that rural businesses and rural communities across the UK are isolated and undermined by slow broadband and the lack of mobile voice and mobile broadband coverage [and] urges Ofcom to increase the coverage obligation attached to the 800MHz spectrum license to 98%”"

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Superfast broadband survey | Wiltshire Council

Superfast broadband survey | Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council are planning on spending millions on Broadband and want to find out where to spend it - they are asking for people and businesses to complete a survey - It might be worth spreading the word.

http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/communityandliving/digitalinclusion/digitalinclusionbroadbandsurvey.htm

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Government's £830m rural broadband plan 'unviable' - Telegraph

Government's £830m rural broadband plan 'unviable' - Telegraph: "The government's plan to invest £830m to upgrade broadband in rural areas could be 'unviable', a group of internet firms has privately warned."

Friday, 1 April 2011

Environmental data 'should be made more available to farmers' - environmentalresearchweb

Environmental data 'should be made more available to farmers' - environmentalresearchweb: "A new and multidisciplinary approach to the use of environmental data in agriculture is urgently needed if the industry is to increase production while reducing its environmental impact, according to researchers from the University of Wisconsin, US."