Following the recent announcements in the Chancellor’s Spending Review and National Infrastructure Strategy changing the targets and funding profile for Gigabit connectivity, DCMS has announced the consultation ‘Planning for Gigabit Delivery in 2021’.
In Parliament Government has stated ‘We remain committed to investing £5bn in bringing gigabit coverage to the hardest to reach areas and will continue to work with suppliers to accelerate this investment.’This webinar will provide an opportunity for participants to hear more about the revised plans from BDUK and reactions from Openreach and leaders of independent operators.
The event will be chaired by James Saunby.
14:00 : Welcome and Introduction : Malcolm Corbett - INCA and Raj Kalia - BDUK
14:10 : Update on the BDUK Programme : Laura Battisegola, Deputy Director Commercial - BDUK
14:20 : Large Procurement Bundles : Ben Hutchinson, Tony Meacham, Andy Carter - BDUK
14:30 : Operator views : Catherine Colloms - Openreach, and Alex Blowers - CityFibre
14:50 : Refreshment break
15:00 : Small Bundles and Vouchers : Adam Lowes, Andy Carter - BDUK
15:20 : Operator views : Lloyd Felton - County Broadband, Ilan Scorah - Voneus, David Cullen - ITS Technology Group, Michael Armitage - Broadway Partners
16:20 : Panel Discussion and Q&A
16:30 : Final wrap up
Pricing: £25 + VAT per person
For any queries about this INCA event, please contact Gill Williams.
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