In this issue of In Touch you can read about further communities in our region that have signed a Community Partnership and there’s news on the progress of some of our BDUK partnerships in the South West. There’s also good news on the job front – BT has announced the creation of new apprenticeship and graduate jobs in the South West in its drive to equip young people with the skills and training needed to meet the challenges of a changing jobs market. You can also read about how primary school pupils in the region have benefitted from a pioneering education programme to boost youngsters’ computing skills.
We’ve also trialled a wireless technology system that promises to boost capacity on 5G networks. Our engineers collaborated with the University of Bristol, Lund University in Sweden and National Instruments at Adastral Park, further details of the tests will be featured in a future edition of In Touch and there’s news on how EE is boosting mobile coverage
Jon Reynolds, Chair of the South West Regional Board