Reaching the last 10% - Tendring Council - presented by Dave Pinnington, MLL Telecom

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Published on March 6, 2014

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Reaching the last 10% - how can Local Government achieve 100% connectivity?

The Solution – Three Case Studies

Tendring Council - Presented by Dave Pinnington, Director of Rural Networks, MLL Telecom

For more information: http://www.techuk.org/events/conference/item/826-reaching-the-last-5-how-the-uk-achieves-100-connectivity

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Importance of Digital Infrastructure to Economic Development and Tourism Michelle Gordon Enterprise Manager Tendring District Council

Profile of Tendring     Population – 148,000 Area sqkm - 337.7 population density – 438 people/sqkm 4th most populated of all the Essex districts. 8th most densely populated Essex district. 40,000 people live in rural wards

Tourism in Tendring      Worth £344million to economy 3.7million day and stay visits Supports 6,500 jobs Coastal/seaside focus Potential to expand the rural market

Digital Exclusion   Certain neighbourhoods in Tendring have social and digital exclusion scores of between 54% and 74% 4 main issues:  Business sustainability  Education and lifelong learning  Access to services  Social and community cohesion

Wireless Coast    Street furniture concession OJEU Procurement Metro WiFi in coastal towns    Clacton, Frinton, Walton, Harwich Use of Council assets Awarded to MLL Telecom

Metro WiFi  1st phase delivered August 2013     Clacton Airshow 160,000 visitors Re-use CCTV locations & networks Other Coastal towns Summer 2014

Business Parks   Underserved business parks Gorse Lane    March 2014     240 businesses 512Kbps broadband Delivery of small cell radio solution 40Mbps/40Mbps String demand from local businesses Expand to other business parks

Rural Business Interventions that make a real difference • Creative planning solutions • Business Grant support • A single point of contact for the business client • Result: a fantastic workspace and new jobs created

Wireless Coast

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