Data Poverty APPG State of the Nation report

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This report aims to give the first state of the nation perspective on data poverty and what needs to be done to eradicate it in the UK. In particular, we explore: - What data poverty means and looks like in the UK today; - What measures are in place to tackle data poverty; and - What needs to happen next to eradicate data poverty. Based on the latest data from Ofcom, around 2 million households in the UK are currently experiencing data poverty 1.5 million UK households had no internet access in 2021 Data Poverty APPG State of the Nation report Citizen’s Advice has released data showing that three million people were behind on their mobile phone bills and 2.7 million people behind on their broadband bills in January of 2022 1.1 million households are struggling to afford their fixed broadband service

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