Policy number:
2016-8-3
Convention:
2016
Preamble:
WHEREAS the topics of Broadband and Internet are relatively new to seniors, and

WHEREAS there is an increasing reliance on electronic/digital communications by governments, agencies and much commerce happens by digital devices, and

WHEREAS seniors are a significant group of home internet users, and

WHEREAS social isolation is identified as a contributing factor in deteriorating seniors’ health

Policy:
That the leadership of the National Pensioners Federation arrange for educational materials about the relevance of ‘Broadband and Net Neutrality’ and the implications of zero rating be compiled and made available to member organizations. This can be done through the newsletter.