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Digital and broadband

Practical steps to a Cyber Strong Business – Highlands and Islands Tour Launched

Businesses and social enterprises across the Highlands and Islands which want to head-off cyber attacks in their online work are being of...

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Internet of Things to benefit Highlands and Islands businesses

Improved business efficiency and reduced carbon footprints are among the benefits of IoT Scotland, the £6m Internet of Things network ann...

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Partnership broadband bringing ultrafast to Achnasheen

Remote Highland communities scattered across 26 miles of rugged terrain are set to get the UK’s fastest*, more reliable broadband – thank...

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Ancient Calanais goes digital

Minister for Connectivity and the Islands, Paul Wheelhouse, was at Calanais in the Outer Hebrides last week to see how the Isle of Lewis’...

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Highlands and Islands superfast broadband roll-out hits heights and reaches further

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced 25,000 more Highlands and Islands homes and businesses than originally planned will be a...

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Digital Development Loan launched

A £2 million Digital Development Loan has been launched for Scottish companies which want to improve their digital capabilities and proce...

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Global firm launches search for 100 new jobs for the region

Up to 100 new homeworking jobs are set to be created in the Highlands and Islands.

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Voucher scheme supports Gigabit business connections

Small and medium size businesses interested in investing in Gigabit connectivity are being encouraged to take advantage of a UK wide vouc...

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Highlands and Islands businesses moving to new technologies

Use of social media and mobile technology is on the increase by Highlands and Islands businesses, according to the region’s second Digita...

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Budding scientists think DataFest18 Highlands and Islands is out of this world

The sky is the limit for a group of creative Highland schoolchildren who are exploring how data from space could help shape life the High...

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Caithness company leads the way to a ‘Cyber Strong’ region

A Caithness engineering and design company has become the first to achieve national accreditation through the region’s ‘Cyber Strong’ ini...

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£4.7m boost for Highland digital connectivity

The Highland Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have secured £4.7m to provide full fibre networks in Inverness, Fort Will...

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Google training for Highlands and Islands students to help them make the most of digital

Google’s Digital Garage team, which offers free digital training to people of all ages to help them find a job, grow in their career and ...

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DataFest and Health Innovation

Health professionals are being invited to a Highlands and Islands event focused on how data can innovate the health sector.

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What can data do for me?

The DataFest18 Fringe for the Highlands and Islands is a week long programme of events in March highlighting how data can benefit busines...

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Data Jargon Buster

Big data terms explained

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DataFest18 - Showcasing Scotland's place on the Global Data Stage

Gillian Docherty, CEO of The Data Lab shares her thoughts on data and the Festival

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Change of focus for Community Broadband Scotland

Following the launch of a Scottish Government procurement for suppliers to deliver superfast broadband to 100% of Scottish premises by 20...

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