Charitable entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox has teamed up with Microsoft, TalkTalk, and Simplify Digital to bring a cheaper option for cash-strapped folks in the UK. Starting today, you can buy a refurbished computer with broadband service for a year (with a 40GB monthly cap) for as little as £149 ($240) — and that price drops even lower for people on state benefits. The “Go On UK” initiative also throws in a WiFi router and Windows 7 to further spread that non-profit love around the nation — just like we have going on in the US.
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