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BT/Openreach Split Brings Good News

BT/Openreach Split Brings Good News

The news of the BT and Openreach split is not surprising to Venus. Venus are one of many alternative independent providers acting as the engine for the UK economy and powering businesses with high speed sustainable Internet connectivity at affordable prices. We believe the importance for the market today is to widen choice for customers and businesses through increasing competition.

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The Problem with the Government's draft Investigatory Powers Bill

The Problem with the Government's draft Investigatory Powers Bill

The UK Government has drafted a bill - referred to in some quarters as the "Snoopers' Charter" - which is designed to clarify regulation of communications monitoring and interception.

The Bill stipulates a 12 month requirement for retention of something described as an ICR - an "Internet Connection Record". This is described as a "record of the internet services that a specific device connects to – such as a website or instant messaging application – captured by the company providing access to the internet."

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The Need for Gigabit Cities

The Need for Gigabit Cities

Businesses across London have come together to explore how to make the Gigabit City dream a reality in London. At an event organised by Venus Business Communications and Westminster Business Council, chaired by Elizabeth Crowther-Hunt CEO of WBC, guest speakers from business and government shared their perspectives on the challenges that needed to be addressed and gathered valuable perspectives and suggestions from businesses across the city.

 

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