£98 PCs target UK digital divide

Posted in: Digital Divide at 18/01/2011 16:41

Low-cost computers are to be offered as part of a government scheme to encourage millions of people in the UK to get online for the first time.

Prices will start at £98 for a refurbished PC, with subsidised net connections available for £9 a month.

The 12-month trial is part of the Race Online 2012 scheme, which aims to reach out to the 9.2 million adults in the UK who are currently offline.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-12205412

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