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Swedish regulator recommends long-term, coordinated support to stop older people being digitally isolated

Thursday 1 April 2021 | 12:59 CET | News
Swedish communications regulator PTS said it has submitted its final recommendations to the government following its eleven-month proiect aimed at alleviating digital isolation among the elderly during the Covid-19 pandemic in particular. It said more needs to be done to support older people to use the internet.

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