Policy & Resources Committee and Committee for Economic Development - P.2021/106
The States are asked to decide: -
Whether, after consideration of the policy letter entitled 'Delivering Next Generation Digital Infrastructure' dated 13th September 2021 they are of the opinion: -
1. To endorse the policy objectives for the delivery of next generation digital infrastructure as set out in Appendix 2.
2. To agree the funding capped to a maximum of £12.5m in order to enable the accelerated roll-out of fibre cable connections.
3. To direct the Policy & Resources Committee to finalise the contract with Sure, and for such member of the Policy & Resources Committee as that Committee may determine, to sign the contract, on behalf of the States of Guernsey, to enable the accelerated roll-out of fibre cable connections to commence.
4. To direct the Committee forEconomic Development to submit a Policy Letter on licensing of next generation mobile technology by no later than 31 December, 2022.
The above Propositions have been submitted to Her Majesty's Procureur for advice on any legal or constitutional implications in accordance with Rule 4(1)(c) of the Rules of Procedure of the States of Deliberation and their Committees.