Power 50 Profile: Stephen Carter, minister for communications

Power 50 Profile: Stephen Carter, minister for communications

2009


The technology enthusiast in the cabinet (and founding CEO of Ofcom) has left an indelible mark on the mobile industry over the last 12 months.His vision of a ‘Digital Britain’ is supported by the Prime Minister, who sees it playing a major role in an economic recovery.Carter’s lofty aim is for the country to be connected to superfast speeds, but the priority of ‘universal broadband’ and ‘bridging the digital divide’ has led to high level brinkmanship and negotiations with senior executives at the operators. Those who have met Carter all mention the passion he holds for meeting his Digital Britain goal.

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