The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published the UK Broadband Impact Study according to which increased use of the internet promotes levels of wellbeing. It also says that faster broadband has a positive effect on national economics and enables international trade and innovation.
According to the study: “Broadband internet access has clearly had far-reaching positive social impacts in areas such as communication, entertainment, shopping, learning, health, access to employment, and interactions with government. On balance, the use of the internet is associated with higher levels of wellbeing.”
Events like the recent Paralympics are a great reminder of the importance of accessibility and ensuring equal and open access for all. ... read more
As part of our series on the Cloud, Adam Evans, Partnership Director from Agilisys recently caught up with Sean Green, Head of ICT at Tower Hamlets and Independent director of London Grid for Learning to talk about the potential of the London SuperCloud, and how it can help to deliver public services more effectively in the capital.