We're looking to loan out 4G enabled Android devices for 3-5 weeks in conjunction with basic digital training to encourage residents to use online services. What we can't find is the same methodology on Android OS as is available on iOS devices for reimaging the devices between loans. We want to stick with Android, because they are likely to be more in line with the budgets of our residents.
Anyone out there loaning Android devices with recommendations of MDM and imaging…Continue
I was wondering if anyone provides their tenants any tablets on sign up / or to encourage tenants engaging with you through digital means. We are looking to provide this and therefore I was wondering if anyone puts any apps on or has any apps they would recommend installing to benefit the tenant.
Any help much appreciated,
Hi All, does anyone know of any European Funding available at the moment in relation to the purchase of digital hardware for tenants? Many thanks in advance.
A couple of useful recent news articles about connectivity you may find interesting/useful
CAB criticism of broadband ISP pricing strategies:
Hopefully reductions in fibre pricing soon:
Added by James Lewis on April 18, 2017 at 17:00 — No Comments
I have come across a number of HAs who are worried to one degree or another about liability for becoming, in effect, an ISP by supplying wifi to tenants. A disclaimer is of course a useful tool, but I'm re-posting an updated and expanded article which is legal guidance to FE/HE establishments, but should generally apply to other organisation types too. Hope it helps with any nervous ICT departments :)…
Added by James Lewis on November 25, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments
The rest of the UK is lagging behind London when it comes to accessing 4G data services, according to a report from mobile coverage company OpenSignal and consumer watchdog Which?
While mobile users in London can access 4G nearly 70% of the time, in Wales users can connect only 35% of the time, the findings suggest.
Regulator Ofcom receives a large volume of complaints about mobile coverage.
All the mobile companies said they were…Continue
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If anyone wants to know how we did this - tech used, costs etc, let me know.
Added by Craig Stephenson on July 7, 2016 at 14:35 — No Comments
If you're based in Leeds or the surrounding area, Leeds City Council and Tinder Foundation invite you to join them at a free event on Monday 23 May, to help co-design an ambitious digital literacy plan for the city.
In the Leeds City region 13% of adults have never been online before and they’re missing out on…Continue
Added by Samantha Taylor on May 13, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments
Morning all. I am doing a piece of work for the Centre for Ageing Better whereby I am collecting stories of older people (50+) whose lives have been enhanced by their adoption of new technologies. Could anyone here suggest people who might be prepared to speak to me, preferably for a video interview? I have a short timescale on this.
The then, and current Prime Minister, David Cameron gave before the paper was written, the following statement;
Added by Dave Williams on February 15, 2016 at 17:23 — No Comments
Is anybody taking advantage of this?…Continue
Added by Stacey Green on December 16, 2015 at 9:31 — No Comments
Hi all, I hope you are well?
Here at Rochdale Broughwide Housing we are working on website improvements and wondering about purchasing accessibility / translation tools such as Browse Aloud or whether there are plenty of free tools to use. And which work best?
If you have any experience of using these and especially feedback from users / whether they are used I would be very grateful for advice?
today is the last day of our amazing deal
£8.85 for unlimited broadband and line rental included
we have superfast and TV too if you need it and its available to everyone
Added by Dave Williams on December 1, 2015 at 10:51 — No Comments
Added by Dave Williams on November 27, 2015 at 11:51 — No Comments
We’ve been really busy this year, building lots of new courses and pages on Learn My Way to help Digital Champions and tutors find even more ways to help their social housing tenants get online.
So what’s new?
Money My Way - 10 sections outlining some easy ways to deal with debt, set a budget and prioritise spending
Get more out of Facebook…Continue
Added by Vicky Lawson on October 30, 2015 at 16:51 — No Comments
Do you have any big digital inclusion ideas that you'd like to share with other digital inclusion practitioners?
At Tinder Foundation's annual Digital Evolution conference - taking place really soon on Wednesday 25 November - we're giving anyone with a brilliant digital inclusion idea the opportunity to share it through a poster presentation.
This is a great opportunity to…Continue
Added by Samantha Taylor on October 27, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments
we have 15 local digital hubs set up here, lots of them tenant and resident associations, also a sheltered housing unit and a deaf forum, and some voluntary sector supported groups reaching out to older people and disabled people. Very exciting way of engaging people, as we all need…Continue
Added by Kevin Dykes on October 6, 2015 at 13:37 — No Comments
as part of GetOnline week we are offering free support and advice throughout October to help all Social, Council and Housing Association tenants and residents
with our new deal for the same group of £12.60 for line rental and unlimited broadband and loads of affordable hardware we are are to help the digital inclusion journey for all !
give us a call for more information 03300 103300
Added by Dave Williams on September 25, 2015 at 11:37 — No Comments
Does your organisation have a great track record in delivering digital skills? Do you work with tenants who are socially excluded? Then this is a funding opportunity for you!
Tinder Foundation is delighted to announce that new funding is now available to take part in a digital inclusion pilot, funded by HMRC. The pilot will take place between 1 September 2015 - 31 March 2016.
We’re looking for organisations with…Continue
Added by Samantha Taylor on August 26, 2015 at 14:44 — No Comments