INCA announces Annual Conference line-up with Government’s Telecoms Director James Heath among speakers

Event will bring together more than 300 delegates from the UK’s altnet sector and local and national Government London, UK, September 6, 2018: The author of the Government’s recent Future Telecoms Infrastructure Report will provide insight into its findings and the next steps required to achieve the goals it outlines at Independent Networks Cooperative Association’s (INCA’s) 2018 Annual Conference. James Heath, author of the FTIR and Telecoms Director at the Government’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Department, will join other Government representatives, network operators, service providers and equipment manufacturers to…

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INCA welcomes Government’s Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review

CEO Malcolm Corbett says new report reinforces the central role altnets will play in realising new digital networks London, UK, July 23, 2018: The Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA) has today offered support for the Government’s Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR) and welcomed the emphasis placed on full-fibre, 5G and the role alternative network operators (altnets) play. Designed to transform the UK telecoms industry, the FTIR aims to open up access to world-class connectivity, regardless of where users are geographically located. It is hoped that this move will ignite new channels of…

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“The Government will continue to fail clean air targets if it ignores construction site emissions,” London’s former Deputy Mayor for Environment urges

Following the UK Government losing its third court case after being told it must tackle illegal levels of pollution due to its “seriously flawed” approach, Matthew Pencharz highlights the role that construction sites are playing in pollution London. 28 February 2018: As the Government’s current policy to tackle the growing problem of air pollution is declared “unlawful” in another High Court ruling, Matthew Pencharz, former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment, has urged ministers to re-evaluate their construction practices in their efforts to clear this dirty urban air. “The Government…

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Forging Public and Private Collaboration to Boost Indonesia’s Digital Economy

Communic and Broadcast Indonesia wrap up successful second edition JAKARTA, Indonesia: Indonesia’s Minister of Communication and Technology has hailed the second edition of Communic Indonesia and Broadcast Indonesia as an important event towards driving greater participation and synergy between the Government and private enterprises to encourage further digital innovation in the country. Speaking at the event, H.E. Rudiantara, Minister of Communication and Technology, reiterated the Indonesian Government’s commitment to developing the telecoms and broadcasting sectors. He cited stepped-up efforts to improve the country’s place on the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU)…

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Free city centre WiFi is a big hit for Inverness and the Highland Council

Inverness, the largest city in the Scottish Highlands, has seen over 17,000 people access its free city centre WiFi in just 6 months following a collaboration between The Highland Council, Purple and Rapier Systems. The Highland Council sought a WiFi solution that would allow them to identify who visits the city and gain a way of effectively communicating with people. Having limited visibility of visitors prohibited them from making effective, strategic changes to the city’s facilities, stores, events and promotions. At the end of last year Rapier Systems, specialists in…

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