Engine Shed Briefing: Gigabit Bristol Testbed
Friday, 27 June 2014 from 12:00 to 13:00 (BST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
We live in a world where already we can do many more things using digital technology and infrastructure than are worth “doing”. The low cost barrier for new web-based solutions means that business propositions can be trialed and validated at low risk. This is not always the case for business propositions, for example within the smart city domain, which rely on specialised infrastructure and technology. In the future the success will rely on being able to de-risk propositions by accessing relevant infrastructure that connects to real customers in live situations at low cost. Bristol City Council has received funding to allow the creation of a new high speed fixed and mobile communications network that will be used purely for test and experimentation at city scale. Whether working with technology, infrastructure or applications, come and find out what this all about and how to get involved from James Lancaster, Business Development Manager.
The network project is being run by Bristol City Council in association with the Universities of Bristol and the West of England.
Each briefing will be followed by the opportunity to meet the speaker and grab yourself a cake and a coffee in the Business Lounge.
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Engine Shed is a collaboration between Bristol City Council, the University of Bristol and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership at the heart of Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone. Our mission is to stimulate long term economic growth by supporting business, inspiring young people to get involved and to showcase to the public and potential inward investors the exciting opportunities that exist here.