Beware broadband 'pinch points', says gov't expert

Summary:Greater broadband access will not necessarily mean better resilience or business continuity, according to Cabinet Office comms expert Nigel Brown

In the case of an event such as a flu pandemic, businesses should be aware of points in a communications system which could slow communications traffic, according to Cabinet Office lead for resilient telecommunications strategy Nigel Brown.

Topics: Broadband, Networking

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