Day: January 25, 2010

Challenges for Digital Britain: broadband access, copyright and business modelsChallenges for Digital Britain: broadband access, copyright and business models



Last week, the UK Minister for Digital Britain, Stephen Timms, gave a speech outlining the main challenges ahead for the government in moving forward with its Digital Britain initiative. He focused on three challenges, broadband; copyright; and new business models.

With respect to broadband, he outlined that the government had two major broadband projects: a commitment that every home in the country should be able to obtain a 2 Mbit/s broadband service – and so be able to use the applications which most people are using broadband for today; and a next-generation fund to support national scale investment in much higher speed services.

Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2010-01-25Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2010-01-25