Get Connected

Get Connected is a council pledge to provide free home broadband for children and families in or at risk of digital poverty, to promote digital inclusion.

Digital inclusion

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    Free mobile data

    The National Databank is giving free mobile data to people who can’t afford their internet connection.

    How support organisations can apply

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    Support a family

    We're working with partners to help children Get Connected. Could your business help?

    Support a family

  • Child using internet

    Stay safe online

    Protect your devices against fraud and viruses and how to keep your child safe online.

    Stay safe online

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    Digital training

    Build your digital confidence with basic starter courses to how to shop online, use social media and more.

    Digital training

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    Get online

    If you don't have a computer or device there are schemes and organisations that may be able to help.

    Get online

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    A list of organisations currently helping families to Get Connected by supporting our pledge.

    List of contributors