Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Europe 2018 Presentation - Department for Digital*
Europe 2018 Audio Presentation - Department for Digital*
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Speaker Biography (Tony Sceales)
Tony has spent over 25 years in the telecoms and technology industries, working on major projects at global firms including BT, IBM, Telstra, KPN, Swisscom, Prudential and China Gas, as well as with growth startup innovators.
He is an Ambassador and former Executive Committee member of the TM Forum, and collaborated in producing some of the key thinking around partnership business models and B2B2X trading.
His role at DCMS is to drive engagement with key players across industry sectors to encourage successful 5G investment and adoption in the UK.
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The Government is committed to providing the world-class digital infrastructure the UK needs to compete and grow in the modern economy. At Autumn Statement 2016 the Government announced over £1 billion of new funding to boost the UK's digital infrastructure. At Autumn Budget 2017, the Government announced £160 million for the next phase of funding for the 5G Programme, including projects to test 5G applications and deployment on roads and the security of 5G networks and a major project on the Trans Pennine rail route. Working with industry, academia and other interested parties will drive the deployment of 5G across the UK.