“Councils with a Digital Champion are 4x more likely to smooth the rollout of mobile infrastructure.”

Digital Champions > #MeetTheChampions

The #MeetTheChampions video series showcases local council-supported digital strategies, proactively investing in enhancing connectivity to end digital poverty and create positive and tangible local impact.

We have a collection of various videos which highlight different authorities nationwide. Each video provides a different perspective into the steps taken at a local level. To find out more, take a look at any of the links below!

In this blog, Stacey outlines her role as the Digital Connectivity Lead for the South London Partnership, a sub-regional collaboration of five London boroughs (Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton).
Nottinghamshire County Council is committed to delivering world class connectivity to the county. Read hear how Ceren Clulow, its Digital Champion, is making that happen.
Iona McPhee, Digital Infrastructure Co–ordinator at Staffordshire County Council explains the benefits of improving digital infrastructure in the county and the impact of the council’s digital strategy.
Our #MeetTheChampions video series continues this week featuring Noelle Godfrey, Programme Director for Connecting Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire County Council.
In the latest of our #MeetTheChampions video series, we speak to Jonathan Harris, Programme Director for Cumbria County Council. In this video, Jonathan reflects on the importance of improving digital infrastructure for Cumbria and how this has led to successes in economic growth for the county.
This week, we spoke to John Steward, Digital Infrastructure Lead for Greater Manchester Combined Authority, who reflects on the importance of digital connectivity for Greater Manchester and how Digital Champions at a city region level can support local authorities.
Essex County Council’s Cllr Lesley Wagland, Cabinet Member for Economic Renewal, Infrastructure and Planning, and the laters in our #MeetTheChamopns series, discusses Essex’s #Be5GSmart campaign.
In our latest #MeetTheCampions series, we speak to Acceleration & Adoption Director, Lesley Holt from West Midlands 5G (WM5G).
Anne McLister, Head of Digital Economy at Glasgow City Council, shares her expertise around infrastructure, the importance of her role as a Digital Connectivity Champion and the success of digital strategies in Glasgow.
As part of Mobile UK's campaign for Digital Champions for local authorities we are launching our #MeetTheChampions series to showcase local digital champions. Our first Champion is Heather Clark form Wolverhampton City Council.