With just 2 weeks to go until the end of the offer, we just wanted to make readers of the blog aware of an amazing broadband and PC deal that you may want to share with parents at your school.
While this, unfortunately, isn't available for institutional purchases, Get Online @ Home is offering a PC from £24 when taken with broadband from a range of deals provided by Simplifydigital (with prices starting as low as £2.99 per month).
What’s included in the offer:
- A refurbished PC or laptop with Windows 7 Pro and Microsoft Home and Student. The PC will have a minimum of 2GHz CPU, 1GB Ram, a 60GB HDD and a CD drive. The laptop will have a minimum of 2GHz CPU, a 60GB HDD, a CD drive and a 14” screen. It will be Wi-Fi enabled for wireless internet access, and have a webcam. 12 months warranty is provided for all computers purchased through Get Online @ Home
- A choice of broadband deals from the top UK providers, including Sky, TalkTalk, Plusnet and Virgin Media. Prices start at £2.99/month for 12 months (line rental required). Broadband deals and advice is provided by broadband comparison experts Simplifydigital
What does it cost?
For those on eligible benefits* – A refurbished PC for £24 or a refurbished laptop for £74, plus broadband and any line rental costs. For those not on eligible benefits – A refurbished PC for £74 or a refurbished laptop for £104, plus broadband and any line rental costs.
Why is this initiative important?
By enabling families to get online, we are helping children to get the most out of their education and empowering them to escape the emotional and social disadvantages of digital exclusion.
Baroness Martha Lane-Fox commented:
“It is vital that we all work together to enable people to get online and this offer will certainly help as we aim to achieve our mission to make the UK the world’s most digitally skilled nation.”
How can I get this offer?
To benefit from this deal, simply call 0800 090 1297, or visit www.getonlineathome.org/special-offer.
To help others take advantage of this offer, why not raise the offer in assembly, share a link to the blog via your school's social media channels or put a link on your school’s website?
*Customers must be a registered UK charity or receive at least one of the following benefits to qualify for the cheaper price: Housing Benefit, Income Support, Jobseeker's allowance, Pension credit, Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance / Constant Attendance Allowance, Carer’s Allowance, Incapacity Benefit / Employment and Support Allowance, Disability element of Working Tax Credit