Skinny JUMP (previously Spark JUMP) is designed for households at risk of digital exclusion, who don’t already have a broadband connection at home.
Skinny Jump is flexible prepaid broadband: Only $5 for 30GB of data, no contracts or credit checks, and the modem comes free of charge. Just top up as you go.
The eligibility criteria for JUMP has been widened, if you identify with one or more of the following groups, this could be for you:
Families with children
People with disabilities
Migrants and refugees with English as a second language
Māori & Pasifika youth
Offenders and ex-offenders
People living in social housing
Find out more: www.skinny.co.nz/jump/home/
Every New Zealander deserves to have the opportunities to learn and thrive in the modern digital world.
If participants already have an email address, they must bring this and their password to the workshop, as it will be required for registering for the Spark Jump service. Participants who do not have an email address will have the opportunity to set one up at the workshop.
Participants will receive support to register their new wireless modem (free); create their pre-pay account; complete an online Profile form; shown how to top-up and given advice on what they can do with 30GB, and advice on online safety and security.