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Bad news for rural Britain as digital divide deepens

The Digital Divide in Rural Britain

Plans to make Britain’s broadband the best in Europe are in danger of stalling as the rural population of the UK falls further behind their city cousins.

This was the warning given today by Chief Analyst Tim Johnson of Point Topic, the world’s leading source on fixed broadband, who was speaking at the NextGen10 conference in Birmingham.

“Our analysis of the rural-urban digital divide doesn’t paint a rosy picture,” said Mr Johnson. Broadband speeds


Point Topic at the 2010 Broadband World Forum – video interview

October 2010, Broadband World Forum – Paris

Total TeleVision were in Paris last week reporting for Total Telecom. Brian Dolby interviewed some of the most senior names in the broadband industry.

Point Topic at the 2011 Broadband World Forum…


Point Topic at Film Day 2010 – video interview

October 2010, Film Day

Oliver Johnson speaks to Brian Dolby for Total TeleVision.

Point Topic at Film Day…


More than one in five consumer broadband lines now come with VOIP

Point Topic – global VoIP subscriber numbers and penetration – Q2 2010

Voice over IP is becoming increasingly important to service providers and achieving significant penetration of the consumer market according to the latest figures from leading industry analysts Point Topic.

“Over 22% of consumer broadband lines worldwide now come with a voice over IP service.  Passing 100 million subscriptions by the end of 2009 VOIP has continued to grow adding another 12 million subscribers in the first half of