Digital Birmingham is a Birmingham City Council initiative and part of a city wide strategic partnership of more than 40 public, private and voluntary organisations
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Make your TV work for you
Interactive Digital Television is providing a new route to access Birmingham City Council services in the comfort of your home.
Subscribers to Sky Digital, Virgin Media, Freeview broadband services and those with a web-enabled Smartphone can access Birmingham''s local digital channel and use it to find jobs, report problems like graffiti and potholes, renew library books and find out about the benefits from the City Council.
Viewers can click on a number of links to over 50 information and service areas that covers jobs, bus and train travel information as well as a trial GP appointment booking facility - includes interactive advice and guidance from the citizen Advice Bureau and the Legal Service Commission and JobCentre Plus with up to the minute jobs and opportunities available in Birmingham. The idTV channel currently attracts 195,000 hits per month.
Download the dedicated iPhone, iPad and iPod application at: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/looking-local/id409806455?mt=8
Download the dedicated Google Android application at: https://market.android.com/details?id=uk.gov.lookinglocal.lla&feature=search_result
Via any web enabled phone enter the following url: www.lookinglocal.gov.uk/Birmingham
Digital Lifestyle Questionnaire
The aim of this survey is find out about Birmingham citizens' access to digital technologies, use and attitudes and the difference this makes for everyday life in Birmingham. And as such, the extents to which citizens are empowered by their access to digital technologies.
Digital Lifestyles: Interactive Digital TV - iDTV