B Impact Score
Consumer Products & Services
Start Broadband provides brilliant broadband and communications services to homes and businesses, backed up by an expert support team. Start then direct a share of profits towards funding a home internet connection for families currently going without. Start have a national footprint and partner with major telecommunications providers Telstra, nbn, Optus, Vocus and BTB Australia.
Start believe that every Australian deserves access to a home internet connection. Currently around 4 in 10 low-income Aussie families are going without. Being disconnected impacts employment, social interaction, access to education and digital literacy. To date Start Broadband’s Life Changing Connections Program has funded over 20,000 days of free broadband to families in need.
This one simple connection opens up a whole new world of opportunity - children can do their online homework, parents can engage in job search and access government services, and the entire family can build their online skills.