Digital inclusion supplier listing

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The following listing of suppliers and digital access offers was initially created following engagement by the CHI with the technology sector. The listing is provided for information only and is not actively updated. These summaries are only intended to provide information for housing associations and others working in the digital inclusion sector. They do not imply endorsements of particular products or companies.

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Connectivity and kit offers

Note: B2C = business to consumer offers/services, B2B = business to business offers/services

Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
6G Both England Connectivity
Brief description 6G Internet Ltd provides superfast broadband services to residential and business customers via a mixture of the latest radio, wireless and fibre technologies. Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Arquiva B2B England Connectivity
Brief description Arqiva is a communications infrastructure and media services company who can provide ‘white label’ wifi to the social housing sector on a commercial business to business basis. Download further information (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
BT Both UK wide Both
Brief description BT Business is offering a shared wi-fi internet service for tenants, paid for by the Housing Association. This comes with affordable hardware offers and training support. Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Clearstream Both England Connectivity
Brief description Clearstream is an internet service provider offering internet and telephony solutions to social housing residents through B2B provided to the landlord. Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Community Fibre Limited B2B London and Midlands Connectivity
Brief description

Community Fibre Limited provides fibre optic broadband to households with no installation cost to the housing provider and a competitive monthly cost to residents. Download further information sheet (pdf)

 

Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Community UK.net Both UK wide Connectivity
Brief description CommunityUK.net provides managed free and low cost WiFi internet connectivity and digital inclusion solutions to the social housing sector.
Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
EE Both UK wide Connectivity
Brief description

EE is offering discounts on 4GEE mobile wifi hubs for purchase by not for profit organisations in the UK. Several CHI members are also working with EE to pilot promotion of 4GEE mobile wifi hubs to customers at a discount. Download further information sheet (pdf)

Links:

CHI press release

Orbit Group promotion

Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Get Online@Home Both UK wideKit Both
Brief description GetOnline@Home is a partnership initiative backed by Microsoft providing low cost refurbished desktop and laptop computers and broadband solutions. 
Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Happus Both UK wide Both
Brief description

Happus offers products direct to residents including affordable hardware and a new Unlimited Broadband offer exclusive to social housing tenants. Download further information sheet (pdf)

Updated price changes as of June 2015

Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Hyperoptic Both Most areas of England, Scotland and Wales Connectivity
Brief description Hyperoptic delivers fibre optic internet and has three products to suit different financial and connectivity needs, currently with free installation. Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
IP Solutions UK Both UK wide Both
Brief description IP solutions UK use mifis and dongles to provide affordable mobile internet connectivity and are aimed exclusively at those delivering digital inclusion initiatives. Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Keycom Both England, Soctland, Wales Connectivity
Brief description Keycom is a wired and wireless broadband supplier with a specialism in supplying wireless internet services to multiple householdsDownload further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Optimity B2B London Connectivity
Brief description Optimity provides wireless broadband via antennas mounted on building rooftops and offer free wi-fi to an increasing number of residential properties. Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
RePC Ltd Both UK wide Kit
Brief description Repc Ltd offer recycled computers at a fixed price direct to residents and work with social housing partners to recycle and redistribute hardwareDownload further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Three Both England Both
Brief description Three is piloting a way to support job seekers who are digitally excluded, by donating recycled smartphones directly to individuals on employment programmes. Download further information sheet (pdf)
Name B2C or B2B? Geog coverage Connectivity or Kit?
Tier 1 Both UK wide Kit
Brief description Tier 1 offers landlords a range of refurbishment and recycling services and sells refurbished laptops/PCs and tablets to individual customers and organisations. Download further information sheet (pdf)