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Digital Evolution 2015 - Was you there?

Started Nov 30, 2015 0 Replies

Hi All,I attended the fantastic Tinder Foundation, Digital Evolution 2015 event last week which i personally found a very informative event and uplifting. Highly recommended to any of you that didn't…Continue

Get Online @ Home - Free PC or Tablet when taken with broadband from Free for 12 months

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Lewis Sep 22, 2015. 2 Replies

We've teamed up with Simplifydigital, the UK's digital switching experts, to bring you this very special offer. You can get a FREE refurbished PC or Tablet when you call Simplifydigital and sign up…Continue

Get Online @ Home

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marsharine Lindsay Jun 19, 2013. 2 Replies

Dear All,Representing the Microsoft Digital Inclusion Get Online @ Home, which you will see is advised under the 'Tech for tenants & you' sub heading. It will be great to hear from those of you…Continue

 

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Digital Evolution 2015 - Was you there?

Hi All,I attended the fantastic Tinder Foundation, Digital Evolution 2015 event last week which i personally found a very informative event and uplifting. Highly recommended to any of you that didn't go for next year :)We donated 2 laptops to nominated community projects and I was one of the informal learning sessions, presenting Microsoft backed initiative 'Get Online @ Home'.Get Online @ Home helps provide affordable access to hardware and internet.There were many organisations there on…See More
Nov 30, 2015
James Lewis replied to Marcus Griffiths's discussion Get Online @ Home - Free PC or Tablet when taken with broadband from Free for 12 months
"You can easily check the prices on their link on on their site - I think they're the same prices, but couldn't swear to it. However you might get a cashback offer elsewhere by signing up through other switching sites, so it's never…"
Sep 22, 2015
Saima Akhtar replied to Marcus Griffiths's discussion Get Online @ Home - Free PC or Tablet when taken with broadband from Free for 12 months
"Hi, just wanted to check - for anyone taking up this offer, do they get the same deal whether they go direct to the supplier or simplify digital as in they wont be charged more for their package as they are getting a free device? Thanks  "
Sep 22, 2015
Marcus Griffiths replied to Paul Ancill's discussion Introduction
"Thank you for your response Paul.Any help regarding who I should speak to at Stonewater regarding Digital Inclusion will be really appreciated :) Thanks Again"
Aug 27, 2015
Marcus Griffiths replied to Paul Ancill's discussion Introduction
"Hi Paul, I tried to call and introduce myself today after seeing your interest in digital inclusion, but was told you are not involved with digital inclusion? My previous contact was Helen Barnsley as we supported her when at Jephson Housing, to…"
Aug 18, 2015
Marcus Griffiths posted a discussion

Get Online @ Home - Free PC or Tablet when taken with broadband from Free for 12 months

We've teamed up with Simplifydigital, the UK's digital switching experts, to bring you this very special offer. You can get a FREE refurbished PC or Tablet when you call Simplifydigital and sign up to a new broadband and phone deal from your choice of provider.A refurbished PC or Tablet for FREE or a refurbished laptop for £59Laptop, PC or Tablet despatched 30 days after your new Supplier has confirmed to us that your broadband service is active (may take up to 90 days)Simplifydigital will help…See More
Aug 17, 2015
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Aug 17, 2015
Marcus Griffiths commented on Sophie McKechnie's blog post New web resource to connect housing associations to kit and connectivity offers
"Hi Sophie, I am from Computer Recyclers UK and consortium member of Get Online @ Home. I notice from the link provided that you don't have any stories showing how we have supported many other housing associations and was wondering how i can get…"
Aug 17, 2015
Marcus Griffiths replied to Becki Bembridge's discussion Best Practice for DI
"Hi Becki. We offer affordable hardware that can support the free wi-fi you are making available to your tenants. We are partner of Get Online @ Home, backed by Microsoft. It would be great to talk more about your project? Kindest Regards, Marcus"
Aug 14, 2015
Marcus Griffiths replied to Hannah Bailey's discussion discounted Microsoft Office
"Hi Hannah. I am from Computer Recyclers UK. We are a partner of Get Online @ Home and as James has mentioned, Get Online @ Home offers PCS and Laptops with the core Microsoft software (Windows 7 / Windows 8, Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Security…"
Mar 12, 2015
Marcus Griffiths posted a status
"Find out how your organisations unwanted IT can be reused to benefit the local community / tenants. Call us on 01443 434675 #digihousing"
Jul 16, 2013
Marcus Griffiths posted a status
"Is your HA looking to dispose of unwanted I.T Equipment, including secure and confidential Data Erasure? Give us a call #digihousing"
Jul 16, 2013
Marsharine Lindsay replied to Marcus Griffiths's discussion Get Online @ Home
"Hi, I have just put a post up regarding Digital Inclusion. I wanted to get some idea how people are getting in contact with resident regarding D&I and the response. Can you provide me with more information about what your company…"
Jun 19, 2013
Marcus Griffiths posted a status
"Best of luck to all who applied for #digitaldeal Plz get in touch to discuss ways of working together #digihousing #digitalinclusion"
Jun 3, 2013
Marcus Griffiths posted a status
"We represent Get Online @ Home! Please get in touch as we're aiming to form partnerships, to help tenants across UK get online for 1st time"
May 31, 2013

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Computer Recyclers uK
Type of organisation
Digital inclusion expert (Not-for-profit)
Twitter name
@crecyclers

Get Online @ Home

From Computer Recyclers UK, we represent Get Online @ Home, the Microsoft Digital Inclusion Initiative, providing affordable, internet ready computers, pre loaded with Core Microsoft Software to eligible recipients, to support and help tackle the Digital Divide.

More Information can be found on www.getonlineathome.org for this initiative and also on on the Digital Housing Hub site, under 'Tech for tenants & You'

I am interested in hearing about and supporting all the different Digital Inclusion Plans. Get Online @ Home can provide the right machine for individuals needing to get online at low cost, plus help provide internet connections.

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Stacey Green- Southway Housing experience with Computer Recyclers UK & Get Online @ Home

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 10:47 0 Comments

A fact finding mission via Twitter and various Housing Association websites in my I first started my role as Digital Inclusion project officer in July 2014, pointed me in the direction of the Get Online @ Home initiative, of which Computer Recyclers UK are a partner organisation.  I stumbled across a really interesting news item on Charter Housing Trust’s website that sparked lots of questions in my mind. Charter Housing were piloting a scheme to give away free PC’s and laptops to their…

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Get Online @ Home - Newydd Housing Associaiton - Loan I.T

Posted on August 17, 2015 at 10:42 0 Comments

Digital exclusion can often heavily impact on health, education and employment. The majority of this group tend to feel excluded as they can’t afford to own a computer at home. 88% of the digitally excluded say they would be more confident if they had help. This is an issue that the Get Online at Home consortium have strived to solve. The consortium, made up of Computer Recyclers, Ecosystems, Stonegroup and Simplify Digital are backed by Microsoft and work with organisations such as…

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