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Charity calls for end to data poverty in Scotland

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People Know How has published its election manifesto

A charity is calling for action to help end data poverty in Scotland.

People Know How has launched a nationwide campaign, Connectivity Now, calling for accessible and affordable connectivity in homes across Scotland to facilitate an end to data poverty.

The charity says the coronavirus has highlighted digital exclusion across demographics, postcodes and sectors throughout Scotland. Organisations across sectors have now joined the battle against digital exclusion to continue offering their services, products or support.

The Connectivity Now manifesto is a call to action for organisations across sectors. It consists of three actions: regulate connectivity; link connectivity to shared spaces; and zero-rate essential service websites,

You can read the full manifesto and pledge your support to #ConnectivityNow on People Know How’s website.

The organisation is also looking for video messages of support. For more information, visit the People Know How website.



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