S&G Training's Charity Work in the News
Digitial Inclusion News
The government has set a target of universal broadband access of 2Mbps by 2012. Analysts estimate that the cost of running fibre optic cables to all parts of the country could cost anywhere between £10 billion and £25 billion. A 50p levy of every phone line in the country has been proposed to cover costs.
Currently around two million homes - one in 10 households - are without broadband.
Martha Lane Fox in the News (BBC)
UK digital champion Martha Lane Fox wants to get everyone of working age online by 2012. The Networked Nation Manifesto, published on Monday 12th July 2010, also highlights the lack of net access "among the disadvantaged, unemployed and retired".
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