January 30, 2012
Welsh Government Plans to Provide Best Broadband Network to Citizens
VoIP solutions are gradually taking the communications world by storm. They help organizations to communicate with their potential or current customers who are located all around the globe at a significantly reduced cost.
Realizing the importance of the same, the Welsh government has recently announced that it is looking for market responses on the locations in the country in which it plans to intervene and provide next-generation broadband.
With the right Internet plans, the government intends to improve the performance of voice over internet protocol solutions.
The Cardiff administration, in order to ensure the best possible network for Wales is looking at ways to provide access to superfast connection rates to all residents and businesses by 2015 in conjunction with private sector broadband investment.
Firms that are interested in investing in VoIP services and technology are being asked to comment on the proposed areas earmarked for intervention in Wales in order to assist the Welsh government in refining its plans in relation to next-generation infrastructure investment from the private sector.
The government expects to receive the responses by the February 23rd 2012.
"This investment in a first class, globally competitive digital infrastructure will ensure that Wales is at the forefront of the digital economy," stated business minister Edwina Hart, in a release.
"A policy framework that encourages investment in content and infrastructure is vital," director of CBI Wales Emma Watkins stated, welcoming the commitment by the Welsh administration to deliver superfast broadband speeds across the nation by 2015.
In related news, the Welsh Government and Transport Scotland have issued a tender to procure information and communications technology services, according to PublicTenders.net.
Deepika Mala is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.