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ABC Cancels Broadband Conference

Posted: 18th Nov, 2005 By: MarkJ
The Access to Broadband Campaign (ABC) conference, known as the "Broadband End Game", has been cancelled because it clashed with the governments own "Broadband Summit". The conference had been due to take place in London on 22nd November:

Its theme was for Government and the industry to look beyond ADSL and consider what technology and infrastructure needs to be put in place over the next decade.

Now, though, organisers are left counting the cost of having to return ticket money to those who had signed up. "" said a disappointed Lindsey Annison, co-founder of ABC. "The 'Job's Not Done' message is obviously not what government and industry want to hear."

"Fat pipes, fibre and connected homes with innovators in bedrooms do not suit the political or corporate shareholders' agenda at this time when so many believe that a basic 512kbps or 1Mbps service is going to meet the future needs of our economy.
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