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Broadband on benefits
Line rental costs have shot through the roof over the past few years. The biggest providers charge about £25, and most of the competition isn't far behind. It's enough to put the households off altogether. There are lots of sneaky ways to cut costs, for those in receipt of government support there's one big way: BT Basic.
Get Online at Home have teamed up with Simplifydigital, the UK's digital switching experts. Another place to start looking for your first, affordable and internet ready computer
The Re-use Network works with their national network of charities, social enterprises and commercial partners to make new and reused items of furniture and electrical appliances available to low-income households at affordable prices as well as diverting items from landfill and reducing carbon emissions.Click on the link above and then search for your nearest charity by postcode.
UK Online Centres have a handy web page to help you find a local public venue like a library or college where you can start free or low cost computer courses and use their computers to get onto the internet.
Cosmic is social enterprise I.T. company which provides technical support and training by a social enterprise business under one friendly, helpful roof. They have a training project across Devon which anyone can apply to join for some free IT training.