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Lagging broadband services are ‘national embarrassment’ for government’s Tech City campaign

Poor infrastructure in London’s Tech City is putting strain on the government’s Old Street technology initiative as start-ups struggle to grow their businesses. Entrepreneurs, who have recently set up new offices to the London’s flagship tech cluster, have complained that Tech City broadband is ‘not fit for purpose’ due to poor connection, delays in installation… Read More

Not fit for purpose? How bad is broadband in the UK?

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has described the UK government’s plans for broadband as ‘not fit for purpose’. The main focus of the FSB’s report was on minimum speeds, and this found that 45,000 UK businesses are still on dial up connections and that almost 14% of small businesses, consider a lack of reliable… Read More

Here’s two peer-to-peer products you didn’t know were P2P

Could P2P technology offer content providers a way round the battling internet service providers (ISPs) and issues of net neutrality and deal directly with customers? Leif Espelund thinks so. A recent offhand comment by the Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has stirred up some conversation  about whether the company could deliver content over P2P architecture, thereby… Read More