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  • Superfast broadband: the time is nowBill Murphy, Managing Director, NGABT Group8th March - Brighton
  • The Big Build
  • Why superfast broadband? Attract inward investment Enable local Improve digital businesses to inclusion flourish Improve the Improve home- provision of public working services Encourage the young, skilled & professional to stay in the area
  • Commitment from the Government In 2010 we heard… By 2015 “Our goal is simple: within this parliament we want Britain to have the best superfast broadband network in Europe” Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport £830m public funding for superfast broadband in rural areas between now and 2017 Wave 1 announced : Highlands and Islands, North Yorkshire, Cumbria, Herefordshire 2011 saw… Wave 2 announced: Devon & Somerset, Norfolk, Wiltshire, Northamptonshire & Suffolk Remaining funding allocated 2012 is the year to make it happen!
  • BT’s ultra-connected mix Advanced copper broadband • Up to 20Mbps available to 90% of UK premises during Spring 2013 Superfast broadband • £2.5bn investment to reach two-thirds of UK premises by end of 2014 • More than 7 million premises passed • Speeds rocketing this Spring • Next Spring: Ultra-fast fibre to the premises speeds available on request in our fibre footprint Wi-Fi • 3.5 million hotspots and growing Ethernet • 1080 nodes across the UK and growing • Choose speeds between 10Mbps and 10Gbps • Guaranteed speed, dedicated line • Fraction of cost of traditional private networks • Easily expanded to enable growth • Helps public sector organisations run more efficient networks, saving money and protecting public services
  • BT: Connecting up the UK 2.5bn investment to bring superfast broadband to two-thirds of UK premises by end of 2014 Public-private partnerships could extend fibre to more than 90% of UK premises - BT will match funding if we are successful This means slow spots could fall to as little as 2% of premises. BT is trialling alternative solutions such as white spaces, wireless and satellite to reduce this even further
  • BT in the Coast to Capital area ADSL ‘up to 8Mbps’ broadband available to more than 821,000 homes and businesses ADSL2+ ‘up to 20Mbps’ broadband available to 86% (more than 707,000) of homes and businesses. A further 8 scheduled exchanges will bring the total to almost 90%59 exchanges announced for superfast broadband, serving c.65% of homes and businesses (more than 530,000). 17 exchanges accepting orders with 42 going live by the end of 2012 42 Ethernet nodes live, 2 more planned If we can work together, we’re ready to invest more
  • Choose wisely…sustainable solutions are key Work together Open, Competition ReadyA joined-up approach is key Choose a provider with an open network that will keep competition high and prices low Demand Stimulation ExperienceDemand for the new services is You need a supplier that key. Choose an experienced understands the rules, the dos provider to work with you on and don’ts – someone who has demand stimulation been there before
  • Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly BY 2014 “To enable Cornwall & The Isles of Scilly to become the best connected rural location in the world” NGB to 100% of county, 80-90% fibre 10k businesses on new connections 4k jobs created, 2k safeguarded TODAY  34 exchanges live  241 cabinets live  Available to 65k premises (90k by March 2012)  3.9k customers connected  16 CPs connected  St Austell FTTP trial complete  Home to FTTP on demand trials  Joint, shared programmes delivering the vision
  • Northern Ireland: mission accomplished!
  • The benefits speak for themselves “ Having super-fast broadband has opened our eyes to ” new ways of promoting ourselves to customers Rhiannon Fraser, Park Manager A family-owned holiday and retirement park in Perranarworthal, Cornwall Experiencing broadband speeds fifty times faster than previous connection Used to drive company accounts to the accountants in Falmouth, now they are emailed almost instantaneously Installing CCTV cameras over the fast, stable Wi-Fi connection. Before super-fast the only option was the expensive alternative of digging trenches to fit hard-wired cameras Using their new high-speed wi-fi zone to attract new customers to the site“We can now compete with the bigger guys but remain leaner and more flexible Seamus Breslin, Design Manager A print and design company ” Enjoying speeds 20 times faster than previous connection Saving two hours a day from being able to download large artwork and image files in five minutes instead of 15 minutes No need to invest in an expensive back-up facility as can now optimise use of the cloud Estimate savings of £7,500 a year on maintaining back-up systems, network and intranet
  • Fibre: transforming small businesses • Faster speeds • Send & receive Increasing Improving large files in competitive seconds edge productivity• Improving web • Improved home presence working capability• Improving customer • Reliable service experience • Carry out bandwidth• Enabling expansion hungry tasks simultaneously Cost savings • Hosted & site based VoiP • Improved video conferencing reduces need for travel • Utilise more cloud computing resources
  • ‘White label’ SME brochure tailored for the Coastto Capital LEP
  • More than just infrastructure Digital inclusion – Working with citizens online to help disadvantaged people in communities across the UK – Dedicated project coordinators mobilising activity over a three year period – Supporting local communities through our community connections awards – Encouraging young people to pass on ICT skills through our internet rangers awards – Encouraging our people to volunteer to support digital inclusion activities, including Age UK itea&biscuits week Sustainability – Independent environmental board established in Cornwall – Project measuring the programme’s impact on Cornwall’s carbon footprint Research & Innovation – Working with universities, including University of Falmouth and Cornish businesses on projects to exploit the availability of superfast broadband
  • The time is nowWork together on a co-ordinated plan Act now, don’t miss out Engage, participate and partner with us, we’re ready to invest in the Coast to Capital area We can help you create a sustainable solution that provides maximum economic value bill.murphy@bt.com
  • ADSL2+ coverage in Coast to Capital area
  • Superfast broadband coverage
  • Ethernet coverage