Monday March 14, 2011
Venue: Perth College, UHI
This workshop examined the challenges facing remote parts of rural Scotland in the digital age, taking an overview of the current situation and exploring the possible solutions to bringing high-speed internet connection to rural Scotland.
Slide presentations from the seminar are now available to view.
Broadband for remote rural areas – the technical issues
Professor Peter Buneman FRS, University of Edinburgh (PDF, 870 KB)
The contribution of rural broadband to resilient rural communities
Dr Sarah Skerratt, SAC (PDF, 2.1 MB)
Broadband as a tool for rural development
Professor Frank W. Rennie, UHI (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Telemedicine – a new solution
Lynn Garrett, NHS Highland (PDF, 193 KB)