EIF-DPA Joint Event: Perspectives for Mobile and Broadband in the UK 2020

03 April 2013 Author: EIFonline

This was a launch event of Digital Business First, a campaign aimed at putting digital issues at the top of the political agenda, followed with a discussion with European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes and other prominent speakers. 

Click here to read James Elles', MEP and co-chair of this event, blog post about this event: Digital Business First Launch!

Welcome and introduction by Lord Erroll, DPA Chair:


Presentation of Digital Business First background document ‘High-speed Broadband for all of Britain: The infrastructure priority for jobs and growth’ by Peter Linton, Managing Director, Burson-Marsteller Brussels and Advisor to EIF Board of Governors:


Comments by: Alex Pratt, Buckinghamshire Business First:

Comments by Frank Nigriello, Oxfordshire Business First:


Nelie Kroes, European Commisson Vice President responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe, spoke on a broadband boost for the UK and Europe:

Contributions by Peter Olson, President of Digital Europe:


Contributions by Tim Davie, Acting BBC Director-General:


Closing remarks by Lord Erroll, DPA Chair: 


Closing remarks by James Elles MEP and EIF Co-Founder:


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