Vodafone connect with Southway: FREE SIM offer to our residents
We are excited to announce that we are part of a new digital inclusion pilot programme. We have teamed up with Vodafone to give digital support to our residents, and work together to gain a deeper understanding of the digital issues across our communities.
The pilot was announced at this year’s Connected Britain Conference by The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burham who spoke about the need for digital inclusion in our communities.
We estimate up to 60% of social housing residents in Greater Manchester face levels of digital exclusion. I firmly believe that digital connectivity should be recognised as a basic human right – and treated as a utility like water, gas, and electricity. By bringing together five of the UK’s biggest internet service providers with five social housing providers from across the region, we’ll be able to understand better the challenges behind that belief, as we attempt to tackle digital exclusion within social housing setting.Andy Burnham, The Mayor of Greater Manchester.
Please note: Due to Christmas closures there will be delays in receiving SIMs that are requested from 22/12/2022.