The Digital Britain Summit took place on Friday 17 April 2009 at the British Library, which saw politicians, key organisations and individuals debate on how to prepare and equip Britain for a digital future.
SeekBroadband.com, the independent resource for broadband services in the UK, believes the debate was very encouraging and highlights the progress now being made in preparing Britain's infrastructure, but also bought to light the challenges that lay ahead in getting Britain truly 'connected'.
- Promoting digital benefits and offering digital skills is key -
Although over half of the UK population is using broadband, there are still a significant number that are not online for various reasons. Many of these people are often not aware of how broadband could benefit their lives. A fear of technology may also still be prevalent.
“Promoting the benefits...