Broadband in Rural Scotland

ECRR Workshop

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.

Event report

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)

scrr.ac.uk/downloads/buneman_uoe.pdf

The contribution of rural broadband to resilient rural communities

Dr Sarah Skerratt, SAC (PDF, 2.1 MB)

scrr.ac.uk/downloads/skerratt_sac.pdf

Broadband as a tool for rural development

Professor Frank W. Rennie, UHI (PDF, 1.2 MB)

scrr.ac.uk/downloads/rennie_uhi.pdf

Telemedicine – a new solution

Lynn Garrett, NHS Highland (PDF, 193 KB)

scrr.ac.uk/downloads/garrett_nhs.pdf