£56 million broadband boost for Wales

Up to £56 million is to be made available to help take superfast broadband to the most rural and hard to reach places in Wales.

Commuters to benefit from Wi-Fi river boats

British shipbuilding company Wight Shipyard has announced that it has received orders for boats kitted out with the latest Wi-Fi technology.

Consumers ‘in the dark’ over broadband exit costs

Comparethemarket has warned that customers are not informed by their provider when their broadband contract is ending.

Prime Minister appoints internet safety lead

Baroness Joanna Shields has been appointed as the Prime Minister's Special Representative on Internet Safety.

NHS could save £2.7m per year by replacing pagers

A new report into NHS communications has revealed that the NHS uses 10 per cent of the world's pagers at annual cost of £6.6 million.

£645 million in latest broadband boost

The success of the government’s superfast broadband rollout programme means that up to £645 million is to be made available in the next few years.

Wi-Fi data could improve Tube journeys

TfL has said that harnessing Wi-Fi data to make more information available to customers can improve London tube journeys.

Self-access libraries roll-out in Leicester

As part of wider plans to save £1.3 million, Leicestershire County Council is set to roll out self-access technology in 15 libraries.

Councils invited to surveillance camera workshops

Tony Porter has announced a series of half day workshops on compliance with the surveillance camera code of practice for this Autumn.

SMEs to supply to government through new £3 billion technology deal

One hundred SMEs have signed up for the chance to get a share of a predicted £3 billion of IT investment over the next four years.

New round of multi-million tech competition launches to improve rail journeys

A further £7.9 million is on offer to develop new ways to improve the rail network for passengers.

Government to trial ‘full-fibre’ broadband

Six areas in the UK will soon be trying out broadband technology that provides data at speeds approaching one gigabit per second (gbps).

BT and Sussex NHS deal to connect 390 NHS sites across the UK

1.6 million patients will benefit from faster treatment and diagnosis thanks to a new five-year multi-million pound contract with BT.

Council fined for leaving personal information online

Nottinghamshire County Council has been fined by the ICO for leaving vulnerable people’s personal information exposed online for five years.

‘Single digital presence’ for libraries to be explored

The British Library is set to lead a project to establish the demand for and possible shape of a ‘single digital presence’ for UK public libraries.

Majority of public sector intranets not fit for purpose

A new survey has highlighted that the public sector is struggling to implement effective digital communications for its own use.

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