Connecting the Country Broadband & Digital Literacy  for All Helen Milner
Our vision <ul><li>To deliver large scale social action in thousands of local communities so that everyone can take part i...
 
The top 20 countries by the total number of internet users (2011) June 2011 data from: http://www.internetworldstats.com/t...
Top 20 countries by % of their population online (2011) June 2011 data from: http://www.internetworldstats.com/top20.htm
Who is offline?  (has NEVER used the internet – UK population)
UK online centres users lives – before and after “ Does the internet improve lives?”  Freshminds April, 2009 Communicate m...
Micro-economics: Example benefits
Why don’t more people get online when they do have good broadband access? Freshminds 2007 and 2009
1. Motivation: Partnership campaigns
 
2. Access: 4,000 Community Partners
41% of disabled people have never used internet 66% of over 65s  have never used Broadband take-up by area varies from 50%...
www.getonlineathome.org
www.go-on.co.uk  > Building capability
 
Thank You <ul><li>hmilner @ufi.com </li></ul><ul><li>@helenmilner on twitter </li></ul><ul><li>   www.ukonlinecentres.com...
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Broadband & digital literacy for all

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There's no point in wiring up the nation if even people who currently have broadband running past their door don't use it. How can we solve the digital divide in the UK?

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Broadband & digital literacy for all

  1. 1. Connecting the Country Broadband & Digital Literacy for All Helen Milner
  2. 2. Our vision <ul><li>To deliver large scale social action in thousands of local communities so that everyone can take part in a fully networked nation </li></ul>
  3. 4. The top 20 countries by the total number of internet users (2011) June 2011 data from: http://www.internetworldstats.com/top20.htm
  4. 5. Top 20 countries by % of their population online (2011) June 2011 data from: http://www.internetworldstats.com/top20.htm
  5. 6. Who is offline? (has NEVER used the internet – UK population)
  6. 7. UK online centres users lives – before and after “ Does the internet improve lives?” Freshminds April, 2009 Communicate more Feel more connected to local community Feel less concerned about skills, work and health
  7. 8. Micro-economics: Example benefits
  8. 9. Why don’t more people get online when they do have good broadband access? Freshminds 2007 and 2009
  9. 10. 1. Motivation: Partnership campaigns
  10. 12. 2. Access: 4,000 Community Partners
  11. 13. 41% of disabled people have never used internet 66% of over 65s have never used Broadband take-up by area varies from 50% to 80%
  12. 14. www.getonlineathome.org
  13. 15. www.go-on.co.uk > Building capability
  14. 17. Thank You <ul><li>hmilner @ufi.com </li></ul><ul><li>@helenmilner on twitter </li></ul><ul><li> www.ukonlinecentres.com </li></ul><ul><li> www.go-on.co.uk </li></ul>

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