Advocate General for Scotland Lord Wallace said: “This is the first of Scotland’s island communities to benefit from the rollout of fibre broadband and it must just be the start, as more communities aspire to have access to what is increasingly seen as a necessary utility like electricity.” *|MC:SUBJECT|*
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October 16, 2014
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Advocate General for Scotland Lord Wallace said: “This is the first of Scotland’s island communities to benefit from the rollout of fibre broadband and it must just be the start, as more communities aspire to have access to what is increasingly seen as a necessary utility like electricity.”

Shetland islands welcome superfast broadband
 
New Services

L&Q housing association is launching a year-long digital inclusion programme for 150 of its residents called Digital 400 which will offer bespoke IT training as well as free equipment and a year’s internet access.

£53,000 investment to help residents get online
 
Research & Trends

Britain’s tech industry has launched a three point plan to transform the delivery of public services, responding to public and political concerns about the use of digital technology in government.

Tech industry unveils plan to transform delivery of public services
 

To tie in with “Get Online Week” (October 13-19) Silver Training sent one of its tutors to Inverie on the north-west coast of Scotland to teach residents how to stay connected via the internet.

Silver Training gives
 
Insights

UK consumers fear that technology is overtaking their lives, with many increasingly concerned about the pace of change they face, according to the latest KPMG survey.

UK public fears advance of internet-enabled devices amid security concerns
 
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