Infocomm Media Development Authority empowers vulnerable population in Singapore with access to connectivity and digital devices

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) of Singapore partnered with a group of private organizations to provide 900 low-income households with access to broadband services and technology devices. The purpose of this initiative is to promote digital inclusion and empower vulnerable population through access to technology devices and connectivity.

These efforts to enhance the access to IT infrastructure for low-income households, will be complemented with one-to-one tutorials for seniors to learn how to use the devices and browse internet. Some other IT skills that are taught include an introduction to Digital TV, e-Communication, social media, and digital banking services, among other things.

Source: Connected to India