News for w/c 21st October 2019

News from across technology and the UK Public Sector for week commencinh 21st October 2019.

Stories include:-
– Mayor to Spread Full Fibre Over London by Going Down the Tube
– White Paper: Is Internet cheaper than MPLS in the UK?
– GDS to reveal new “consider cloud first” policy in early 2020
– UK Housing Minister plans digital revolution for PropTech sector
– Special report: Amazon’s extraordinary grip on British data
– What is a Cognitive Contact Centre?
– Fighting Fraud: Addressing the Threat Against Cloud Communications
– UK govt announces new initiatives to boost cyber security
– Poor broadband affecting small businesses, says FSB study

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News for w/c 14th October 2019

News and stories from the press and internet for week commencing 14th October 2019.
– O2 launches 5G in the UK, with no premium to customers
– CenturyLink grows on-demand network connectivity to Google Cloud Platform
– An alternative Queen’s Speech: four bills to unlock the potential of UK tech
– MEF and ONUG collaborate to drive standards for hybrid cloud SD-WAN services
– Allocation details of £14 billion funding for schools announced
– IOC survey says lack of diversity turning away youth from UK digital sector
– Government dodges ‘full fibre for all by 2025’ pledge
– A fully full fibre’d UK would boost economy by £60 billion
– UK to bring new law to help tenants get gigabit-speed broadband

News for w/c 7th October 2019

News from around the Public Sector and Industry for week commencing 7th October 2019
– Forget Brexit, ignore Trump, write off today: BT’s gonna make us all ‘realise the potential of tomorrow’
– Pagers, faxes and cheques: Things that might seem obsolete, but aren’t
– University of Strathclyde and NHS Forth Valley have tested a system for tele-examinations of an eye using a 5G smartphone.
– Arqiva Sells UK Telecoms Infrastructure for £2bn to Cellnex
– Sheffield City Region mayor calls on PM to support the Northern Forest
– Gartner highlights ‘augmented intelligence’ in government
– uSwitch warns 5G won’t cover 4G’s inadequacies
– Facebook encryption threatens public safety, say ministers
– Over 3,400 tech firms secure spot on CCS DOS framework