Britain’s Battle to Boost Broadband – and its impacts

17 Jun

Next Generation Digital Challenge Awards 2014

Britain’s Battle to Boost Broadband – 2014 Awards Contenders reflects huge strides by both enterprise and public sector.

With just 2 weeks still to go for nominations, the 2014 Digital Challenge is giving air-time to some brilliant innovations and fresh thinking from new ventures and community leaders.

  • Public library lends out touch-screen Tablets to help older folk get online.
  • New Mobile App for ‘behavioural analytics’ boosts advertising effectiveness.
  • Interactive technology in museums enhances education
  • Thousands trained in health literacy – saving calls on NHS
  • Secure online access to 40 million Driving Licence records bringing insurance costs down
  • County Council creates new technology hubs
  • Town Centre uses crowd-funding to create free-wifi facility.
  • New Rural Fibre Network backed by District Council
  • New product designs fast-tracked with 3D printing

These and many more projects are breathing new life into local economies and bolstering community cohesion.

In 2014 folks all over the UK are realizing that the pace of broadband (and what it helps you do) is growing at an amazing rate.

The 2014 Next Generation Digital Challenge will identify the brightest and best new ideas and achievements.

  • Nominations close 30th June.
  • Short-listed Finalist announcement 15th July (at Intelligent Cities event, Bradford)
  • Independent judging panel deliberates in September.
  • Winners announced and trophies presented at the NextGen 14 conference dinner 11th November (Derby).

Click for more info

Go direct to the Nomination Form

Next Generation Digital Challenge Awards 2014 



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