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Catherine Weldon – Connecting Cumbria, Cumbria County Council

The Digital Tech Cumbria Technology Showcase presentation by Catherine Weldon can be viewed here:

Catherine talks about the council’s digital infrastructure and strategy at the technology showcase.

Digital infrastructure is now recognised as the fourth utility given its importance to modern life and the connectivity it provides to services and markets.  

The coronavirus pandemic has only served to reinforce the importance of digital connectivity. Reflecting this Cumbria County Council has developed and committed to a Digital Infrastructure Strategy, which sets out the priorities and actions for investment in full fibre and mobile infrastructure to support our economy, which is being delivered through the Connecting Cumbria Team.  

About the speaker:

Catherine Weldon joined the Connecting Cumbria Team in 2014 to support delivery of the Connecting Cumbria superfast contracts with BT and has been involved since then in working to expand high quality digital infrastructure to communities across Cumbria.