Highfield gives a media masterclass at Bournemouth University’s media school.
The Internet market is now worth £4 billion, in just ten years. Half of that is access, so the ISPs have £2 billion. To put that in context, the whole television market in 50 years is only £8 billion. The whole radio market is half a billion It wasn’t wrong, the dotcom bubble, it was just vastly inflated, and the expectations were too soon. To give you the BBC statistics: A couple of years ago, during the height of the dotcom boom in 2000 we had an audience of about three million to our website. Our audience in February was 8.5 million in the UK. Our audience has best part of trebled in just two years. That to me is the dotcom revolution.