Roger Darlington - Nottingham

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Where is NGA happening? Presentation by Roger Darlington from the Communications Consumer Panel following their recently published report. CBN NextGen Roadshow Nottingham, 24 March 2009

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Roger Darlington - Nottingham

  1. 1. WHERE IS NEXT GEN HAPPENING? Roger Darlington, Member for England, Communications Consumer Panel NextGen Roadshow, Nottingham, 24 March 2009 ©Communications Consumer Panel
  2. 2. THE NATIONAL PICTURE Something happening in every nation and every region Scotland: 4 Wales: 2 N. Ireland: 3 England: London: 3 East: 3 South-East: 4 North-West: 4 South-West: 4 Yorkshire: 2 Midlands: 7 North-East: 2 Total: almost 40 (and counting) ©Communications Consumer Panel 2
  3. 3. THE LOCAL SCENE • Nottingham - MW & NGA • Derby - Lightspeed • Corby - Independent Fibre Networks ©Communications Consumer Panel 3
  4. 4. MANY BUSINESS MODELS • Major players - e.g. BT at Ebbsfleet, Muswell Hill & Whitchurch • Virgin Media at Warrington • Smaller players - e.g. IFNL in Corby & Hampshire, H20 at Bournemouth & Dundee • Regional development authorities - e.g. Digital Region & NYnet in Yorkshire, Advantage West Midlands at Longbridge • Local authorities - e.g. Durham, Nottingham, Bristol, Walsall • Private developers - e.g. Wembley, Salford Quays, Belfast's Titanic Quarter • Community groups - e.g. CBN projects at Alston Moor, West Whitlawburn, Angus Glens ©Communications Consumer Panel 4
  5. 5. WHY HAVE LOCAL NGA INITIATIVES? 1. It will enable the trialling of different technical options 3. It will enable the testing of different business models 5. It will act as a stimulus to other larger-scale private investments 7. It will over time help to demonstrate the scale and type of consumer demand for faster broadband speeds and the services that use such speeds ©Communications Consumer Panel 5
  6. 6. BUT: DIGITAL BRITAIN INTERIM REPORT “The Government is committed to working with community and local groups to develop interoperability and best practice standards to unite localised NGA projects. Action 5: The Government will help implement the Community Broadband Network’s proposals for an umbrella body to bring together all the local and community networks and provide them with technical and advisory support." ©Communications Consumer Panel 6
  7. 7. FURTHER INFORMATION Communications Consumer Panel NGA review: http://www.communicationsconsumerpanel.org.uk/Local%20initiatives%20on %20Next%20Generation%20Access%20in%20the%20UK.pdf http://www.communicationsconsumerpanel.org.uk/smartweb/next- generation-networks/next-generation-networks Communications Consumer Panel web site and blog: http://www.communicationsconsumerpanel.org.uk/ Roger Darlington: rogerdarlington@dsl.pipex.com ©Communications Consumer Panel 7

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