Tag Archives: Jeremy Hunt

Another £50 million for rural broadband in UK – a drop in the ocean?

Fifty million pounds is a very large amount of money, and it was great to read last week’s DCMS announcement that it would be made available to support the roll-out of broadband across Wiltshire, Norfolk, Devon and Somerset. As my … Continue reading

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UK Government starts Communications Act review

As previously anticipated, the UK started this week a wholesale review of the legislation in the communications sector. Minister Jeremy Hunt published an open letter seeking replies by 30 June. The letter addresses 3 themes: Growth, innovation and deregulation; A communications … Continue reading

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UK Government asks Ofcom to assess practicality of blocking copyright infringing web-sites

Jeremy Hunt, the UK’s Culture Secretary (who also has responsibility for telecoms) today asked Ofcom to review sections of the Digital Economy Act to assess whether it considers that the reserve powers enabling the courts to block access to copyright infringing web-sites … Continue reading

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