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LinkLiving launches low-cost WiFi for residents

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Stephenson Jul 8, 2016. 2 Replies

http://linkhousing.org.uk/3909.aspxWant to know how we did it - tech used, costs etc., happy to share.Continue

Tech4All

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Sep 6, 2016. 9 Replies

Link Housing have launched Tech4All.  Still to add entry level devices - but you will get the idea:…Continue

Broadband for tenants for £11.85 per month including line rental

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Apr 1, 2015. 13 Replies

We (Link Group) have just signed an agreement with Happus to provide broadband to our tenants for £11.85 a month including line rental.  I can post a bit more about this deal if anyone is interested.Continue

 

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James Lewis commented on Craig Stephenson's status
"Well I can sort of see the basic logic - a line requires powering and maintaining, whether used for calls or data after all. But the complexity of initial offers versus long term prices just makes it impossible, and the only truly affordable way to…"
Nov 23, 2016
Craig Stephenson commented on Craig Stephenson's status
"Agree about the arcane pricing.  What is 'line rental' anyway?  It is purely an archaic way of getting more cash out of consumers based on the way the Post Office used to charge for the telephone service.  I have lived in my…"
Nov 18, 2016
James Lewis commented on Craig Stephenson's status
"I think free might be stretching it too far. I think there are more practical options - following (and improving on) Ofgem's lead in trying to simplify a market (I can't believe with all the focus on utilities on the tariff practices no…"
Nov 18, 2016
Craig Stephenson posted a status
"Any thoughts on this? goo.gl/4lur6B #digihousing"
Nov 15, 2016
Craig Stephenson posted a status
"Forget previous post - the company making these have folded."
Sep 13, 2016
Craig Stephenson posted a status
"Anyone tried the Hipstreet Electron 8" tablets available from PC World? Only £50."
Sep 13, 2016
James Lewis replied to Craig Stephenson's discussion Tech4All
"Getting a steady supply of sub-£100 tablets still seems to be like sourcing hen's teeth it seems - can't understand why it's so difficult to crack when there are so many cheap devices out there, but no-one offering anything…"
Sep 6, 2016
Craig Stephenson replied to Craig Stephenson's discussion Tech4All
"Hi James, This is what we currently have; go to: https://www.techovertime.co.uk/ user name: Link2016 Pass: Welcome01 Nothing under £250.  We may need to look at some other way of offering low cost devices.  This is open to…"
Sep 5, 2016
James Lewis replied to Craig Stephenson's discussion Tech4All
"All seems to have gone quiet on the entry-level part? Any news? [crosses fingers]"
Sep 1, 2016
Craig Stephenson replied to Craig Stephenson's discussion LinkLiving launches low-cost WiFi for residents
"Hi Jacqueline - we have taken the decision that useage is open and unlimited other than by family filters pre-installed on the router, so we have no policy or procedural documentation. I am about to pack up for a weeks holiday but if you want I can…"
Jul 8, 2016
Jacqueline Wilson replied to Craig Stephenson's discussion LinkLiving launches low-cost WiFi for residents
"Hi Craig We are looking at doing something similar in our schemes.  Have you go a policy/procedure in place for usage? would I be able to have a look at it if you do? Cheers JW"
Jul 8, 2016
Craig Stephenson posted a status
"Has anybody tried the Ubislate27Ci £30 a pop? http://ubislate.co.uk/product.php?prodid=1"
Jul 8, 2016
Craig Stephenson posted a discussion

LinkLiving launches low-cost WiFi for residents

http://linkhousing.org.uk/3909.aspxWant to know how we did it - tech used, costs etc., happy to share.See More
Jul 7, 2016
Craig Stephenson posted a blog post

LinkLiving launches low-cost WiFi for residents

http://linkhousing.org.uk/3909.aspxIf anyone wants to know how we did this - tech used, costs etc, let me know.See More
Jul 7, 2016
Craig Stephenson replied to Craig Stephenson's discussion Tech4All
"It was supposed to be last week - so it is in the hands of the developer gods."
Jul 6, 2016
James Lewis replied to Craig Stephenson's discussion Tech4All
"Good news Craig - do you have an ETA?"
Jul 6, 2016

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LinkLiving launches low-cost WiFi for residents

Posted on July 7, 2016 at 14:35 0 Comments

http://linkhousing.org.uk/3909.aspx

If anyone wants to know how we did this - tech used, costs etc, let me know.

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 8:52 on June 12, 2014, Natalie Thorpe said…

Welcome to the Hub!

At 13:47 on March 4, 2015, Dave Williams said…

thanks Craig appreciated

just trying to help and get our deal out to everyone so we can get everyone online!

any suggestions to make that happen here?

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