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Digital Economy Act becomes law
By Neil Merrett
Legislation among a number of laws passed through parliament before upcoming election; privacy campaigners argue data sharing concerns have passed unchanged
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LGfL raises bandwidth bar for schools with series of new initiatives
By David Bicknell
2020 pledge also includes new initiatives around procurement for schools, safety, digital and cloud adoption, savings and support
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PAC sounds further alarm over emergency services network plans
By David Bicknell
Committee worries Vodafone will stop providing infrastructure that enables current Airwave system to function; Home Office and Motorola insist they are not taking risks with public safety
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BT wins The Met’s £100m networks tower
By David Bicknell
Networking and IT contract covers high speed fixed and wireless networks as well as cloud and IT services under the Met’s Technology Transformation Programme
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Ofcom secures BT agreement over a separate Openreach
By David Bicknell
Openreach will become a distinct company with its own staff and management; 32000 employees will transfer over under TUPE regulations
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Socitm keen on SuperCloud’s public sector transformation potential
By David Bicknell
Briefing note argues “emerging exemplars and unrelenting austerity” can help drive creation of a SuperCloud that extends beyond education to embrace public sector as a whole
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Whitehall unveils its digital strategy
By David Bicknell
Long awaited government plan delayed by Brexit implications focuses on skills, infrastructure and innovation
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PAC grills Home Office chiefs over ESN
By David Bicknell
Vodafone letter highlights how its plans to decommission legacy fixed network used to link Airwave masts once Emergency Services Network goes live may be impacted by delays on the project
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PAC worries over ESN’s timetable, testing and future procurement competition
By David Bicknell
Parliamentary watchdog wants Home Office to reassess business case timescales, update milestones for delivery and work with the emergency services to update transition plans to ensure agreement on their deliverability
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Ealing issues £7m out of hours call centre tender
By Neil Merrett
Authority goes to market for supplier to provide functions to a number of borough councils and housing groups as part of ongoing consortium arrangement
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GDS to introduce Wifi service for all of government
By David Bicknell
New service, named GovWifi, is currently in private beta test and will be available in government buildings early in 2017
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Motorola acquires Cyfas cloud technology for ESN preparations
By Neil Merrett
Company to provide communication system as a service in order to curb hardware infrastructure needs of UK emergency service providers
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DH seeks ambulance mobilisation services in £14.4m deal as ESN looms
By David Bicknell
Tender covers plans to roll out integrated control room and mobile data vehicle solution for NHS ambulance services, including potentially Wales and Scotland
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Ofcom pursues legal separation of BT and Openreach
By Neil Merrett
Regulator issues formal notice to split BT from its internet infrastructure operations to address ongoing concerns over competition and investment
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Home Office awards £200m ADB agreement to support ESN
By Neil Merrett
Five suppliers take places on new framework designed to undertake a series of competitions to implement, construct and manage passive infrastructure requirements for ESMCP
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