In this issue of In Touch, Mark Hughes, CE BT Security tells us why Cyber-crime is posing a growing threat for businesses and households in the North East.
And three areas in our region have been praised for playing a leading role in Great Britain achieving the government target of 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage. You can also find out how a partnership between Openreach and housing developers will bring fibre broadband to new housing developments in the region. There’s also news on EE’s new 4G home broadband solution which could connect more than 18,500 homes across the region.
And finally I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate board member Angela Howey who has been appointed deputy chair for the North East. You can read more about Angela in this issue of In Touch.
Simon Yellowley, Chair of the North East Regional Board