Tag Archives: Digichampz initiative

Rural Digital Divide

Rural Digital Divide

E RADAR and the HD8 Network are calling for more strategic investment to help rural businesses realise the full potential of the digital economy and narrow the rural digital divide. Speaking at a high-level round-table at the European Commission in London, HD8 Network’s founder Merewyn Sayers expressed concern that many businesses across rural Kirklees are struggling […]

Cyber Security and Child Safety Low Priority For Rural Digital Users

Cyber Security and Child Safety Low Priority For Rural Digital Users

Cyber security and online child safety are a low priority for rural digital users, a new report has revealed. Published by DigiChampz, the Digital Users in Rural Yorkshire Survey Report 2015 shows that about half of respondents (44%‐50%) expressed concern about security related issues and fewer, just over one third (36%), expressed concern over safety of […]

9 Reasons Why Rural Broadband Connectivity Is An Election Priority

9 Reasons Why Rural Broadband Connectivity Is An Election Priority

BDUK has released figures to the end of December 2014 purporting to show how well their so-called “rural” broadband programme is going. The trouble is, the figures are fairly meaningless because they only show how many premises could potentially connect to Superfast (24 Mb+) broadband. What the report doesn’t don’t show is how many homes and […]

Digital Policy Alliance

Digital Policy Alliance

The Digital Policy Alliance (EURIM) is the policy voice of the internet and technology sector. Originally formed in 1993 as EURIM the organisation has re-branded as the Digital Policy Alliance to help show government the unprecedented potential of digital innovations to build a stronger economy and more efficient and inclusive public services. The Digital Policy […]