Spark Jump

Spark Jump Workshop for families with school-aged children who do not have an internet connection in their homes. $10 for 30GB, pre-pay service with no fixed contract. Free wifi modem.

Description

This workshop is for families with school-aged children who do not have an internet connection in their homes. Participants will:

  • Learn about the Spark Jump pre-pay wireless internet service
  • Check their home addresses for 4G or 4G 700 coverage
  • Sign a Kawa of Care agreement
  • Set up an email address (for people who don't already have one)
  • Register online with Skinny for the Spark Jump service
  • Power up a wireless modem and test that it is operational
  • Enter the WiFi code into a digital device (smartphone, tablet or laptop computer)
  • Learn how to top up the data allowance each month
  • Take the modem home to provide a working internet connection

 

Prerequisites

This workshop is only for eligible families:

  • carers of school-aged children (up to age 18)
  • households that do not already have an internet connection

If participants already have an email address, they must bring this and their password to the workshop, as it will be required for registering for the Spark Jump service.  Participants who do not have an email address will have the opportunity to set one up at the workshop.

Participants should also bring a digital device (smartphone, tablet, Chromebook or laptop computer) so they can test the connection is working.