Carnegie rural broadband presentation 120613

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Carnegie rural broadband presentation 120613

  1. 1. Rural Broadband - The Scottish ExperienceDouglas White, Senior Policy Officer
  2. 2. Why is the Carnegie UK Trustinterested?2
  3. 3. 3
  4. 4. 4Progress is being made…..
  5. 5. Scottish Government ‘StepChange’ by 20155• £240 million investment• 85% premises connectedto next generationbroadband• 75% connectivity in eachCouncil area• No premise to have aslower connection than2Mbps
  6. 6. 6BUT………..20 40 60 80 1003G (2+ operators)2017 Mobile broadbandSG 2015 Superfast targetASDL2+Local Loop UnbundledSuperfast broadbandAvailability of telecoms in Scotland
  7. 7. 7We need to re-think ourapproach to the ‘final 10%’How can communitybroadband provide thesolution?
  8. 8. 8The climate is ripe forcommunity-led solutions
  9. 9. 9Benefits of the community-ledapproach
  10. 10. • Focus on final 10-15%• Supporting communities to develop own solutions• Mapping journeys• Sharing learning10What is the solution?
  11. 11. How is this done?11
  12. 12. Change is not uniform…
  13. 13. 13ContactEmail: douglas@carnegieuk.orgTel: 01383 721554Web: http://www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk/Twitter: @DW_CarnegieUK

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