A comprehensive report commissioned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is outlining the importance of world class telecoms to the economic future of the region.
As Glasgow and Edinburgh gear up for super-fast broadband provision, the agency is looking at the goals that need to be set to encourage private and public investment in the Highlands and Islands.
The report identifies a staged development of provision in the region. There is already a high level of availability and HIE's priorities are to help broadband users achieve improved speeds - in line with the 'Digital Britain' commitments, as well as supporting the roll out of mobile 3G and the infrastructure needed for next generation broadband.
View the full executive summary below.
|Connectivity Review Exec Summary Sept 2009
Published 31 Aug 2010
|Connectivity review executive summary 2009
Published 10 Sep 2010