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Winners 2011



Short-listed entries available as case study downloads - PDF - below

NextGen Challenge Awards are set to showcase the best in next generation digital access infrastructure innovation.

Designed to give companies the opportunity to highlight achievements in developing and deploying better broadband, the awards have proved popular and we are pleased to announce the shortlist:

Rural Leadership and Community Development Category

Winner

• Tegola wifi network entered by University of Edinburgh - PDF

Runner-up

• Rural Connect - Broadband Access to Communities entered by NYnet Ltd - PDF

Shortlisted:

• CPEND Community Broadband Project entered by CPEND Broadband - PDF
• Lothian Broadband entered by Lothian Broadband - PDF
• Community Development through videos entered by Knowle West Media Centre - PDF

Innovative Funding Category

Winner

• Cybermoor Networks entered by Cybermoor - PDF



Runner-up

• ClacksMax entered by Clackmannanshire Council - PDF

Shortlisted:

• Derwenthorpe entered by Fibre Options - PDF

Collaborative Advantage Category

Winner

• Connecting Schools entered by E2BN - PDF

Runner-up

• Superfast Cornwall entered by Superfast Cornwall - PDF

Shortlisted:

• Netadmin Systems Tackles 'Not Spots' in Hampshire entered by Netadmin Systems

Winners were announced at the official Conference Dinner at Bordeaux Quay on Bristol's harbourside on 15 November. Awards were presented by Cllr Geoffrey Gollop - the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of Bristol.

The Judges were:

Norman Apsley - CEON at NI Science Park Foundation Ltd
David Harrington - CMA
Antony Walker - Chief Executive Broadband Stakeholder Group