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Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee – Broadband Infastructure in Scotland

The committee issued a call for views and is now considering them. Some members have been called to give oral evidence to give their thoughts on what the key issues relating to broadband in Scotland are. The committee plan to … Continue reading

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Xmas or X Box?

It’s been a while since we posted anything for you here so apologies and reassurance that normal service has now resumed. There was plenty of news and interesting developments over the Christmas period (despite the snow!) that are worthy of highlighting. … Continue reading

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Three developments towards Digital Scotland

The Scottish Government has announced a target of making superfast broadband available throughout the whole of Scotland by 2020.  Its recent position paper – A Digital Ambition for Scotland – also says the rate of broadband uptake in Scotland should … Continue reading

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Superfast Highlands?

A report in today’s Press & Journal suggests the Highlands will be successful in its bid to become one of BDUK’s three superfast broadband pilots.  The paper says the news had been scheduled to be announced by David Cameron in … Continue reading

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BT’s Top Five Fibre Challenge

BT has launched a new website to gauge demand for superfast broadband in the UK.  Communities not presently included in the roll out of BT Infinity are being asked to register their desire for high-speed internet access at The Race … Continue reading

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Digital Agenda – European Commission Recommendations News Release

Digital Agenda: Commission outlines measures to deliver fast and ultra-fast broadband in Europe Three complementary measures to facilitate the roll out and take up of fast and ultra-fast broadband in the EU have been adopted today by the European Commission. … Continue reading

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Reform Scotland publishes Digital Power report

Reform Scotland have published Digital Power which offers a valuable contribution to the discussion about Digital Scotland. The report first examines the current digital activity level in Scotland, in other parts of the UK, as well as in other countries … Continue reading

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Scottish Government response to questions from CPG

At our meeting in March 2010 it was agreed to put some questions to the Government on the issues that we were interested in to get a sense of where the current state of play is. The questions we asked … Continue reading

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Note of Meeting – June 2010

Cross Party Group on Digital Participation Committee Room 1 – Wednesday 9 June 1800-2000 Convener Willie Coffey MSP opened the meeting and introduced the evenings’ speakers. He also thanked Learning and Teaching Scotland for their support for the evening’s meeting … Continue reading

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