News and articles on other websites.
Co-operative and mutual models in the digital economy - report of an seminar held as part of the Co-operatives United events in 2012
Manchester and ICT for regeneration - an article from Knowledge Politics October 2007: Localism and the information society
Focal points for connectivity, innovation and growth
Networks need aggregation points - places where local networks meet the backbone connections to the Internet and the rest of the world. A Digital Exchange is a new aggregation point that can support both the development of new networks and the digital economic activity that will use them. For networks it provides:
Virtual Consumer column in Ethical Consumer magazine
There is a lot of talk in UK national and local government on the need to develop ‘superfast broadband’ – indeed the government has made a commitment for the UK to have the ‘best superfast broadband in Europe by 2015’. There is an assumption that the private sector is developing this in our major cities already and that the state needs to intervene to help in rural areas – the so-called ‘final third’.