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Greybeard geek, uncomfortable leader. Interested in how inspired people make the world better. Follow real people with challenging ideas, not brands. He/him.
15 Nov 19
1/ Hello, Internet greybeard here. I don't normally do party politics on twitter but @johnmcdonnellMP @UKLabour Internet policy announced yesterday is an interesting industry development that needs comment.
@johnmcdonnellMP @UKLabour 2/ It is difficult to build a list of every single active Internet Service provider in the UK as the market is so dynamic. It ranges from BT at one end to small, sometimes local providers who have invested in fibre infrastructure to serve their local communities.
@johnmcdonnellMP @UKLabour 3/ A good place to start is the fact that there are 880 members who exchange traffic on the London Internet Exchange linx.net. That number isn't an accurate reflection of the number of organisations providing service to UK homes and businesses though.
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