One of Scotland's leading broadband experts has warned the Scottish Government "not to repeat the mistakes of the past" by creating an expensive digital infrastructure which is inaccessible to business and private users.
One of Scotland's leading broadband experts has warned the Scottish Government \"not to repeat the mistakes of the past\" by creating an expensive digital infrastructure which is inaccessible to business and private users.
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By Colin Donald
In an online article for the Sunday Herald, Professor Michael Fourman, principal author of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's influential Digital Scotland report, said that a fibre-optic-based "future-proofed digital infrastructure" must be "open access" or capable of being shared by commercial providers.
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