Feeds

Gov portal hits Teletext and Freeview

Talking to the populace via the tellybox

Boost IT visibility and business value

Directgov, the UK government's information website, is now available on your telly via Teletext and Freeview.

The site offers information from various government departments and has been available on Sky and Virgin Media for some time.

Services will be available on Freeview channel 106 or by going to Teletext page 750 behind any Channel 4 or ITV channel. Older analogue tellies will have a selection of Directgov pages on Teletext page 750.

Popular pages today are likely to include travel advice, severe weather warnings and advice on keeping your house warm. You can also search for jobs, apply for training courses or apply for a passport.

Additionally the government has launched a developer blog to try and get people to suggest different ways to use government information.

There was a similar competition last year. ®

Boost IT visibility and business value

Whitepapers

Best practices for enterprise data
Discussing how technology providers have innovated in order to solve new challenges, creating a new framework for enterprise data.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Advanced data protection for your virtualized environments
Find a natural fit for optimizing protection for the often resource-constrained data protection process found in virtual environments.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?