Graham Creelman's blog


Ofcom’s recently published Communications Market Report for 2013 contains a wealth of detail about the way our social structures and interactions are changing with the rapid advance of mobile technology.  Patterns of leisure that once would have taken years to shift have radically re-aligned in a year.

A corner has been turned

Are we focussing enough on the role of cities as prime drivers of social and economic hope and growth, rather than as sinks of deprivation and division?

In terms of communications delivery and policy the historic debate has often crystallised into comparisons between urban and rural; the advantaged and the disadvantaged; the under-served and super-served. Comparisons which looked at rural areas as very dispersed communities and cities as very concentrated communities.

The rush to the cities

Cities are the main economic drivers
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