FAMILIES can get help from Virgin Media to support them with home schooling during lockdown.
The phone company is offering free data on mobile devices so that parents don’t have to fork out for online learning after coronavirus closed schools.
Virgin Mobile customers can get up to 20GB more a month at no extra cost.
They will also not have to pay for data when it’s used to access some learning resources, such as Oak National Academy, a website with thousands of free lessons and resources.
Virgin isn’t the only network helping out with homeschooling for families struggling financailly.
EE is offering 20GB of data each month at no extra costs to kids who need it, while Three said it will give them unlimited data.
Vodafone is offering students sim cards with free data through Schools, while O2, Sky Mobile and and Tesco Mobile have all promised to increase data allowances too.