Finland has topped the charts when it comes to internet access, leaving countries including the UK in its wake. Eurostat, the official European statistics office, found every company in Finland with 10 or more employees has some form of connection to the internet, closely followed by Slovakia with its 98 per cent connection rate. The […]… Read Article
Government plans to slash the number of people illegally sharing copyrighted material online could cost consumers up to £500million. As part of the Digital Economy Bill due to be passed through parliament in the coming months, Labour is intent on reducing the amount of people using peer-2-peer technology to illegally share films and music. A […]… Read Article
UK consumers are among the most tech-savvy in the world according to a new report by telecoms watchdog, Ofcom. The survey compared Britain’s use of digital technology with 11 other major economies including France, Germany, Ireland and the USA, and the four fast growing economies of Brazil, India, Russia and China. It found Britain has the […]… Read Article
The UK is trailing when it comes to access to next-generation broadband, new figures show. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the UK is placed 21st out of 30 in terms of speed – below countries such as Greece and Portugal. A report issued following an OECD conference on “empowering e-consumers”, […]… Read Article
People living right across east Africa are poised to join the high-speed internet revolution, with the completion of work on a new undersea cable connecting the region with the rest of the world. The East African Marine System (Teams) is backed by several governments, and it is hoped that its launch will help resolve people's […]… Read Article