The ‘E-solated’

Written by Matt on 20 Oct, 09
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There are 10 million people in the UK still without an internet connection. This one-in-six population are increasingly excluded from the opportunities and conversations of the world. The statistics speak for themselves – shopping and paying bills through the internet make “average savings of £560 a year” and unemployed people who learn to find their way in the virtual world will on average increase their lifetime earnings by more than £12,000.

Read here about Pete Taylor from Bristol who was helped to get on to the internet by the South Bristol Digital Neighbourhoods Programme.

The ‘E-solated’

There are 10 million people in the UK still without an internet connection. This one-in-six population are increasingly excluded from the opportunities and conversations of the world. The statistics speak for themselves – shopping and paying bills through the internet make “average savings of £560 a year” and unemployed people who learn to find their way in the virtual world will on average increase their lifetime earnings by more than £12,000.

Read here about Pete Taylor from Bristol who was helped to get on to the internet by the South Bristol Digital Neighbourhoods Programme.

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