Project E-bromford…….Broadband Pilot

Pilot aims to get 200 households onto low cost broadband

Some great news to start the week.

We’ve just heard that we have been chosen along with Newport City Homes to be amongst the first UK trialists in a project to provide housing association customers with low cost internet access. The idea is that BT will provide equipment, installation, support and an internet package. Microsoft will supply a free copy of Windows 7 and UK online will provide the training.

Our team will be identifying 200 possible homes we can use in the pilot and if it is a sustainable model we could well roll it out to many more. Early days yet but might lead to something special.

Author: Paul Taylor

I’m a facilitator, innovator and designer. I work with organisations to identify problems and solve them in ways that combine creativity with practical implementation. I established Bromford Lab as a new way for the organisation to embrace challenge and adopt a ‘fast fail’ approach to open innovation. Nearly everything the Lab works on is openly accessible at I'm a regular contributor to forums , think-tanks , and research reports and a speaker or advisor at conferences and events.

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