Tag Archives: Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK)

The Midsomer Broadband Murders were only the start of the slaughter

In the 18th and 19th Centuries Birmingham, particularly Digbeth and the Jewelry Quarter, was at the heart of the UK’s communications infrastructure, from canals through to railways to the ports of Bristol, Liverpool, Newcastle and Southampton as well as to London. The failure of BT and Virgin to give them similar global connectivity today is bad enough, to prevent others from doing so is …..

The Evolution of Broadband

The Evolution of Broadband

Then there is the interplay between the various management (alias queuing) systems used to ration the capacity of the physical (copper, fire or wireless) channels over which traffic flows. Here we see much specious argument about net neutrality or lack of demand between those who want to see investment (by others) to remove bottlenecks and those who wish a return on (their) past investment.