Tag Archives: broadband

Learning Centre – getting online

http://ageconcernni.org/for-the-school-region-may-not-website-like-numbers-specialized/ Janette Mackie from the Citizensonline  Get I T Together programme has been out to Westray again, and had some really great sessions with older members of the community.   Watch out for request for I-pads as Christmas presents this year – there will be an I-pad beginners course starting at the back end of October, as […]

Broadband development

http://saunders-photography.co.uk/wp-cron.php?doing_wp_cron=1515952055.6956169605255126953125 To make sure that Westray remains eligible for community broadband project funding, Corinne will be starting to gather feedback on current broadband speeds.  If you haven’t already been contacted, you can get a survey form from the trust office or fill in the online survey here.    

Spring Online

http://kao-studio.com/work/inside Janette Mackie, the Get IT together coordinator for Orkney (a citizensonline project) is keen to involve Westray folk in a very informal learning to help people get the most out of the internet.  A number of opportunities have been planned for people to talk to her, and pick up new skills.  Kalisgarth residents had the […]

Next Generation Internet Access

Currently only around 40% of Westray houses are able to be offered a 2 mbs broadband service (considered a baseline for todays internet needs), with many areas of Westray where speeds are unacceptably slow, and frequent drop-outs of service even in “good” areas. With the push from the UK and Scottish Governments to implement a […]