August 2, 2016 | Oliver Johnson
The use of faster broadband by London’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) taking up the Government’s Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme will enable them to generate GBP 2bn additional sales within the first two years, 32,000 new jobs and to achieve just under GBP 1bn cost savings, making London’s voucher firms considerably more competitive and profitable.
The combined sales increases and cost savings represent GBP 1.7bn GVA(1), just over a 20% (a one fifth) increase in GVA of London’s …READ MORE
May 3, 2016 | Parule
An entertaining week in Las Vegas at the invitation of the Satellite Industry Group
The inaugural set of satellite specific sessions took place at NAB last week. Despite being core to the broadcast industry in the US, and worldwide, since the beginning the satellite industry hasn’t traditionally had a presence at the show for the conference segment.
The inaugural sessions focused in particular on the data and broadband elements of broad (and …READ MORE
April 21, 2016 | Parule
POINT TOPIC – OLIVER JOHNSON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, TO SPEAK ON 1ST SATELLITE BROADBAND PANEL AT NAB SHOW TUESDAY APRIL 19TH 2016
By the end of 2015 fixed broadband passed 750 million lines worldwide that is three quarters of a billion lines and this number is still growing.
“Broadband growth continues to be strong. Even as one technology starts to falter and tail off another starts to take off. The one constant is the demand for bandwidth and the …READ MORE
October 21, 2014 | Oliver Johnson
The results of the latest research conducted by Point Topic and Adroit Economics points to a Euro40bn opportunity for the SMEs in Europe by the end of the decade. Extending work recently conducted for the European Commission BRESAT project has revealed significant potential for growth and productivity.
“Today broadband is an indispensable tool for governments, businesses and populations in any part of Europe. The benefits that accrue and the services that are enabled by broadband are legion. Working with Adroit …READ MORE
October 6, 2014 | Oliver Johnson
The latest milestone in the relentless march of high speed internet access was passed at the end of June this year as the total number of households with a broadband line came to 700.2 million.
“Consumers love the bits and bytes delivered by the internet and they are being put to use throughout homes and offices worldwide. Broadband at home is the norm in many markets and we are …READ MORE