Free internet plan revealed

A SCHEME to offer South Yorkshire residents free broadband is to be launched thanks to a partnership between BoxTop Solutions and Digital Region.

Under the agreement, unconnected residents will be able to access the web via their digital TV, thanks to BoxTop's Android-based FreeBand platform, which will be powered by Digital Region's fibre optic broadband network.

It enables free internet access and offers a way for firms that are footing the bill to reach people who previously had no broadband.

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