The importance of being digitally connected has been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many groups, including homeless people have found themselves unable to access key services due to lack of access to devices and data. The charity Crisis will hand out 2,500 devices and data packages to homeless people across Britain in order to address […]
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The current lockdown is highlighting and exacerbating the digital divide in the UK. Those who cannot afford fixed term contracts for mobile data or WiFi in their homes are being hit the hardest by expensive pay-as-you go tariffs. Many are finding themselves unable to access the support they need from food banks or pharmacies. Vulnerable groups […]