Digital connectivity provides the foundation for innovation that can make places better for residents and local businesses. In today’s challenging environment, it has never been more important for local government to support communities with great connectivity that creates better places to live, work and visit. A combination of high-speed mobile and fibre connectivity needs to come together, to create a foundation of digital hyperconnectivity.
Whilst focussed on London, the report’s findings and recommendations will provide useful insight for all local authorities across the UK.
This report examines how London boroughs are improving digital connectivity and the challenges they face in delivering for residents and businesses. Borough practitioners explain how connectivity challenges are being addressed, and where they see the biggest opportunities for improving connectivity and using smart city solutions to improve the lives of residents and businesses.