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David Holt NextGen 2009

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David Holt, Chief Executive Officer Digital Region Limited presented at NextGen 09 in Leeds on 16 and 17 November 2009

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David Holt NextGen 2009

  1. 1. Digital Region NextGen 09 Conference David Holt Chief Executive Officer Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  2. 2. Digital Region Strategy First major regional 'Superfast Broadband' in the UK, bringing: - removing newdigital businesses andjobs into the region attracting access to divide improved the investment and new public sector services Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  3. 3. The Digital Region Project ! One of the largest public sector - led open broadband initiatives in the world to transform South Yorkshire ! Barnsley, Doncaster, Sheffield and Rotherham !1.3 million citizens, 546,000 homes and 40,000 businesses Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  4. 4. Transformational Agenda Social Economic Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  5. 5. South Yorkshire Coverage 97% Coverage 500,000 450,000 400,000 Service 350,000 Coverage 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 !""# !"$" !"$$ !"$! Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  6. 6. The Network Business Barnsley Sheffield Core Exchanges Doncaster Rotherham Homes Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  7. 7. Next Gen Service Environment !Multimedia Communications ! Enhanced services ! Converged Communications & Entertainment Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  8. 8. Next Gen Business Dynamic ! Need significant download and upload speeds to be well placed for future applications ! For businesses: ! For the public sector: ! For households: Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  9. 9. Digital Hype or Digital Region!!! ACCESS SPEED UK TODAY DIGITAL REGION Download Typically 25 Mbits/s Average 3.6 Mbit/s speed Upload Typically 10 Mbit/s Average overall 0.4 Mbit/s Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  10. 10. The Competitive Advantage ! Digital Region will deliver a !"#$%&'()"'*)+)""),- broadband access which is !'more than- capable for future applications ! We will deliver this across the entire region Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  11. 11. Implications of this initiative Skills and Learning Equality of Opportunity Healthy and Caring Achieving Excellence Safer, Cleaner and Greener Protecting the Environment A Prosperous Place where people want to invest Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire
  12. 12. The Digital Region Thank You Digitally Transforming South Yorkshire

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