The pixelated writing on the wall: Telecommunications in the digital age

Telecommunications, or as they’re most colloquially known today; internet and mobile phone networks, have evolved over centuries from the olde worlde days of telegraphs and the landline. Until 1982, the primary telecommunications system in the UK was the Post Office Telecommunications, with the BBC and Independent Broadcast Authority controlling the broadcast transmitter sites. British Telecom,…

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On the other side of the tap: Behind the scenes of Britain’s water companies

The water companies that serve Britain provide over 63 million people, households and businesses with drinking water and sewerage collection and treatment. In exchange for over £1 a day, UK residents and companies receive water on tap and thankfully remote sewage management that prevents us having to go old school with chamber pots, along with…

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The future of farming

Though iconic in Britains history of agriculture and proponent of the country’s rural economy, the UK’s farming industry is currently facing a two-pronged attack on its operations. In the short term, the uncertain deadline of Brexit looms on the horizon from across the channel. Farmers, who have long received generous subsidies from the government, encouraged…

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