Charities warn of ‘devastating effect’ as most vulnerable households left without access to web.

The APLE Collective has been quoted in a piece in The Guardian on the ‘Digital Divide’ and the affect it’s having on low income communities.

From the article,

Yet anti-poverty groups such as the Aple Collective, a network of people who have experienced poverty, say not enough is being done.

“We welcome the positive and compassionate moves being made by government and the telecommunications industry to seek to buffer the effects of Covid-19 on those on low incomes,” they said in a statement. “However, what is little mentioned so far are the voices and responses from those who are completely excluded from the digital world.”

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