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BCC joins ODF Alliance

From BCC press Office – A new IT development is marking the beginning of the end of ‘can’t open yours’ culture. As part of its drive to reduce the cost of services without compromising quality, Bristol City Council today joined the Open Document Format (ODF) Alliance. The move is expected to make it easier […]

Network News

Hi all, A lot has happened over the last few weeks, this last one in particular. To make sure everyone thats not around daily is up to speed on things, here’s an update on what’s happened and a roadmap of what is to come in the near future. Bails and I got the VoIP at […]

Bristol – capital of wi-fi

Bristol is to build on its growing reputation on a leading European city for e-communications, digital technology and media industries by bidding to become the UK’s top digital city in 2006. How the city is using the latest technology to improve services and ensure a better quality of life for everyone and why a partnership of business, community and city council leaders believe Bristol can win the government’s £7 million “Digital Challenge”.

ECC Funding secured

Bristol Wireless has successfully secured funding from the University for industry (Ufi) to continue the activities we have been developing at Easton Community Centre since May. This will allow us to continue to run the IT Suite as a UKOnline Centre for at least the next 6 months, providing courses and community IT support through […]

More Young people in Tents!

Bristol Wireless ran their mobile cybertent once again for 5 days in a field near Cheddar at the Big Green Gathering 2005. With our old friends and collaborators Psand providing connectivity to the net via their Satellite Uplink trucks. With up to 20 terminals in use by festival goers for over 6 hours a day […]

Princess Royal Gardens – Official Launch

The official launch of the Bristol Wireless installed LTSP suite at Princess Royal Gardens, a sheltered accommodation project in East Bristol, was held on 20th July, attended by City Councillors John Kiely and Abdul Malik and his Lordship, The Mayor Peter Abraham. The suite consists of 6 terminals and a server all kindly donated by […]

New Social Source Event

Bristol Wireless members attended the inaugral event in London last year and will be organising a trip to London in the Autumn. Latest News June 2005 Our next event has now been fixed for November 2005 and will take place immediately after this year’s UK Riders conference. The theme will be mix/match/migrate and will […]