Salford to become ‘Digital City’

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Salford will be facing a remodeling as it aims to become one of the world’s most digital cities.

Salford City Council has hired John Corner, CEO of The Landing, as chied digital officer to deliver a strategy to create a digital city.

Corner has had a successful run, in the past three years he has created more than 120 companies and contributed £89 million to the UK digital economy.

This move by Salford City Council is looking to create a much more thriving economy in the city, setting up businesses in the local area.

Quays News asked members of the public in MediaCityUK what they would like to see in their local economu: https://soundcloud.com/user-129366445/my-movie-8-small-1

Some of this plan has already come into action. Salford City Council has recently collaborated with a company called Salford Digital Eagles which promotes the learning of digital skills. Salford City Council is already laying the foundations for having a population that can manage in a digital city.

Salford City Council have been very open with keeping the public up to date with how winning Digital Council of the Year 2017 has brought support from big companies to help and support the locals of Salford.

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