In a world where learning shows no bounds, the notion that academia ends with school has never felt so outdated. Today, exploring new horizons and building a career that truly inspires and fulfils you is actively encouraged by many. Alex Lawrence, paralegal at Trenches Law, stands as an inspiring example that it’s never too late to pivot.
In a digital age where seamless connectivity is crucial for work, communication, and progress, there’s a segment of the population that continues to be underserved: Multi-Dwelling Units (MDUs). Recognising this gap, we’ve taken a significant step to help bridge the divide by requesting Code powers from Ofcom. And now, our fate lies in the hands of our Ofcom consultation — live as of 5 September 2023.
Exploring the pervasive issue of jargon in the broadband industry, Louise Elliott, chief customer and operations officer at Digital Infrastructure and BeFibre, emphasises how the excessive use of technical terminology creates confusion for alternative network providers (altnets), infrastructure operators, internet service providers (ISPs), and customers, ultimately hindering the adoption of Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) services. Here, she advocates for a more straight-talking, accessible approach to empower progress in the full fibre roll-out.
If you know anything about Trenches, it’s that we don’t do things by halves. And this year, hot on the heels of celebrating our sixth anniversary, we followed our usual suit of gathering for a weekend of fun, frolics, and awards to finish off the excitement. Here’s a quick round-up of what we got up to at Trenches Fest, earlier this month…