Broadband Provision

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-12-17
Session date: 
December 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/5898
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

What recommendations were made at the Mayor's Connectivity Summit?

Answer

Answer for Broadband Provision

Answer for Broadband Provision

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There were many recommendations in my role in improving connectivity which we are taking forward. These fall into the following areas;

        Providing leadership and ambition

        Using GLA assets to improve connectivity

        Developing a connectivity toolkit with best practice for Local Authorities and providers

        Developing a Connectivity Rating Scheme

        Encouraging take up of superfast services through the Superfast Connection Voucher Scheme, the Digital Skills programme, and the Digital Inclusion Strategy