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Majority would pay extra for better home Wi-Fi

A new survey has found that 77 per cent of households would pay more money in return for better Wi-Fi coverage at home.

Brexit a chance to reposition digital sector

A new report has called upon the UK to use Brexit as an opportunity to position the country as a digital world leader.

£4m for congestion cutting tech products

The Department for Transport is awarding £4 million for tech projects that will help cut congestion, speed up journeys and clean up the environment

UK search engines to demote pirate websites

Search engine giants Google and Microsoft's Bing have signed up to a voluntary code of practice that will ensure websites containing illegal content are demoted in internet users’ search results.

Lack of council BYOD policy puts data at risk

The high number of local authorities without a BYOD policy exposes the public sector to the risk of data leaks, a FOI request has shown.

 Features

Hiding behind the Great British Firewall

Following plans to create a British Firewall, Government Technology asks whether sharing cyber strength is a weakness waiting to be exploited?

Innovative move saves thousands in website costs

Government Technology explores how Tewkesbury Borough Council save large sums of money purchasing their council website

Managing threats in a digital world

Des Ward of Innopsis analyses the issue of security in local authorities and offers advice on the potential threats to council’s information sharing capability

2016 – the year of data

David Evans, director of Policy and Community at BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, talks to Government Technology about the meaning behind 'big data' and what it has in store for 2016.

How UK councils can create resilient digital ecosystem

Richard Godfrey discusses the success and savings of the newly launched Digital City Peterborough programme.