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The Future of Social Housing IS Digital

We have worked closely in partnership with UK Social Housing providers since the early days of the drive to Digital Inclusion.

Through this experience, we have developed an in-depth understanding of Social Housing which enables us to provide reliable and affordable Connectivity and Digital Inclusion solutions that few, if any, of our competitors can match.

From free, fully managed WiFi Internet Access for Tenants in Blocks of Flats and Supported Living Schemes to complex Community Broadband Networks across whole housing estates, we’ve designed, built and run some of the most successful Social Housing connectivity & DI projects across the UK.


We recognised a long time ago how important digital would be to Housing providers and that is why we know it is far from just being about Tenant connectivity and their Digital Inclusion.  

A comprehensive Digital Strategy now needs to be at the core to every aspect of Social Housing.   From the building and maintenance of new "Smart Homes" to the delivery of high quality services and support to Tenants.


Look below at what we can do to help you.

Increasing Efficiency & Reducing Costs

Austerity, budget cuts, benefits change and other issues are forcing mobile workerhousing providers to look at their operations and take the often difficult but necessary steps and choices to ensure operations are ran efficiently and cost effectively.

Fortunately for our Clients, Yorcoms's extensive technical experience and knowledge, combined with our over 30yrs internal experience of working in and with Social Housing, means we are in a unique position to help.

With Yorcoms’s public networks fully capable of supporting secure "Mobile Working", we can help organisations to achieve both objectives. One provider we’ve been working with, are projected to save £100k per year by mobile workers using the public WiFi network instead of mobile phone data and that doesn't include the additional savings they will make through the many efficiency gains mobile working will bring.

For one of the UK's largest providers, we’ve been rationalising their Corporate Data Connectivity in Supported Living Schemes by securely integration with the managed public WiFi service in each location. Immediate savings were made through the disposal of now redundant Telephone and Broadband lines in each location, all managed and supported by Yorcoms.

For another provider, we designed a secure, corporate private Wireless Network connecting all offices, depots and Supported Living Schemes. The capital investment for this project will be recouped in under 2 years, through an annual saving of £180k on the cost of their current network, based on traditional underground Fibre/Leased Line connectivity. These networks are capable of much more, such as the capability to carry data for services such as CCTV, Door Entry Systems and Security.

 

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Our core ethos and business model is built around the belief that we must make access to quality Broadband and the Digital World is available to ALL, regardless of location or financial status.  We always strive deliver real benefit to the people, communities and organisations we work with and are committed to delivering a high quality and fairly priced range of products & services to our Customers at ALL times.  These are values we believe are clearly evidenced by the fact that we are a Certified ADR Provider through Ombudsman Services. 

     

Contact Address

   Yorcoms Ltd
         Community House
         Portholme Crescent
         Selby,
         North Yorkshire,
         YO8 4QQ

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