Fix the Digital Divide

The UK is leading the world as a digital nation. Yet 9 million people who struggle to use the internet independently are being left out; it’s time to work together to #FixtheDigitalDivide.

We're calling for Investment of £130m over 4 years in a Great Digital Catch Up scheme (just 2% of superfast broadband infrastructure budget) that will allow 4.5 million more people to be happier, healthier and better off.

Read the Digital Blueprint Download the full Digital Nation 2020 infographic

Why is this important?

75% of adults agree that every community needs a place where people can visit to get help with Internet skills

65% of adults agree that keeping their digital skills up to date will be important for their future

9 million people struggle to use the internet independently

Our stories

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Mable has recently received a tablet donated by BT through the DevicesDotNow scheme.
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DevicesDotNow initiative helped Kathalingam to manage his health online.
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Ron Roper, 82, is staying in touch during self-isolation thanks to a free tablet and data plan from the DevicesDotNow scheme.