Delivering a Digital Wales April 2011

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Delivering a Digital Wales

April 2011

Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights

ESRC Research Seminar Series

www.cymru.gov.uk

“ Digital Wales

is our agenda for
delivering a brighter digital future
for everyone in Wales. It will help
deliver digital skills for everyone,
improved online public services,
faster infrastructure and enhanced
mobile coverage.
Through
Digital Wales we’re committed
to a smarter, better connected
society and economy. “

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Social
Patterns

Technology
trends

Regulation

Policy
Framework

Welsh
Challenges

Good
Practice

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Social
patterns

Technology
trends

Regulation

Policy
Framework


Integration of wifi
and cell networks


‘Internet of things’


Battery technology





multiple devices


data on the move


personal
technology in work


‘App’ downloads


...


4G spectrum
auctions, 2012


Mobile cost
reduction, 2012
-
14





UK Superfast
Broadband, [date]


EU digital agenda,
May 2010




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Rupert Murdoch’s iPad newspaper, The Daily, will be
available in the UK within months, depending on when
Apple's new online subscription model becomes available
in this country. [16
-
March]



Google owned YouTube has acquired Ireland based
digital video technology firm Green Parrot (founded in
2005 by Professor from Trinity College in Dublin), in a bid
to bring cutting
-
edge video quality improvement
technology

to the video sharing platform. [16
-
March]



Telecoms watchdog Ofcom has demanded that mobile
providers cut the fees they charge to connect other
networks and landlines to their services (4.18p per minute
down to 0.69p by 2014. [17
-
March]

fast moving
agenda

(in the 2 weeks)

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0
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
Total ICT R&D Spending in
billion Euro (2007)
EU
USA
Source: A digital Agenda for Europe

challenges

are not unique
to Wales

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digital Wales


challenges

1

digital
inclusion


34%

of the adult population still do
not enjoy the benefits that digital
technology offers


“A digitally inclusive, sustainable
society
-

empowering all citizens
to be able to take advantage of
digital technologies to enhance
their quality of life.”

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2

digital
public services



local government service transaction costs



face
-
to
-
face

£10.53



phone

£3.39



online

£0.08


less than
a quarter of the population

makes use of online public services.


“Delivering public services that meet
rising public expectations and are
citizen
-

or customer
-
focused, effective
and efficient and less costly.”

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3

digital
economy


We have some dynamic digital sector
businesses already in Wales: Some 37,000
people employed in Creative + ICT.


At the same time,
less than 40%

of our
SMEs actually sell on
-
line.


“Promoting growth through wide scale
application, innovation,
commercialisation and exploitation of
digital technologies by Welsh
businesses”

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Strong link to
Economic
Renewal


Increasing
competitiveness of
key sectors
through
digital
technology
exploitation



Developing Wales'
ICT and Creative
Industries

sectors


Fostering more
R&D

in ICT /
Creative

4

digital
skills

Our universities are partnering on some of
the most exciting, cutting
-
edge projects in
the world including the £40million High
Performance Computing project.


One in six

Welsh employers still consider
the IT skills of their employees below the
minimum standard.


“From basic digital and media literacy
for all, to specialist ICT skills for
industry, ensuring the people in Wales
have the necessary skills and
competencies is crucial.”

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5

digital
infrastructure

Ensuring Wales has
globally competitive,
flexible, forward
-
looking digital
infrastructure



All businesses in Wales
will have access to super
fast broadband by the
middle of 2016 / all
households by the middle
of 2020

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digital
Wales

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www.cymru.gov.uk

Delivering a Digital Wales

April 2011

Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights

ESRC Research Seminar Series

www.wales.gov.uk/digitalwales