Tablet computer lending scheme launched in Leeds

Council bosses hope a new tablet computer lending scheme at Leeds libraries will help bridge Leeds's 'digital divide' by allowing people from disadvantaged backgrounds to access jobs and skills online.

Tuesday, 21st March 2017, 10:21 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:44 am

It’s all part of the new “100% Digital Leeds” campaign, which Leeds City Council hopes could help generate £45m for the city’s economy over the next decade.

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A newly approved council report says permission has now been signed for a contract for the purchase of 60 iPad Air 2s, which will be lent out in a three month pilot.