Ensure Equitable Connectivity for All Students

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Unlock visibility into student connectivity and device health

As part of Lightspeed Digital Insight, the Digital Equity module unlocks visibility into students’ internet access and device health outside of school with robust, real-time data schools can’t find anywhere else. Proactively identify students with poor or no internet access at scale to save time troubleshooting, maximise the impact of digital learning, and empower all students to succeed.

  • Eliminate manual effort and uncertainty by accessing a full picture of students’ internet experience and device health in one platform.
  • Easily assess students’ unique needs with proprietary internet speed testing, device health data, and more.
  • Improve planning and investment decisions to support more students by providing an accurate picture of district-wide internet access issues.
  • Grow the impact of your digital learning ecosystem by ensuring students can access robust applications when off site.

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Get an overview of digital equity across the organisation

The Internet Access Report provides a quick school snapshot of students with poor or no internet access in the last seven days. Customise what constitutes “poor internet access” for your district and easily access user-level details like internet speed, connectivity status, service provider, current location (in or out of school), school site, and year group.

Streamline internet and device troubleshooting

Eliminate the manual effort and uncertainty that comes with relying on ISP data, student self-reporting, and annual parent surveys. With the User Profile, access detailed device and internet access information, including device type, OS, connectivity status, speed, service provider, and more.

Off-campus internet access maps

Drive large-scale solutions and strategic investments

Easily identify and communicate large-scale solution needs such as hotspot deployments and community center partnerships with the Internet Access Map, a neighborhood-level heatmap displaying geographical areas with low connectivity status. View insights on service providers, device OS, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can Lightspeed Digital Insight help find unapproved apps on our network?

    Yes! This is a common request from schools, MATs and Local Authorities around the world, to find actionable data of apps students or teachers may be using on the network that are unapproved.


  • Does Lightspeed Digital Insight work on iPads?

    Yes! Application spend on iPads can generally be more expensive than most devices, and Lightspeed Digital Insight can give you visibility into what apps are being utilized the least, so you can easily determine cost-reducing opportunities.


  • Can Lightspeed Digital Insight tell me which apps are being most used by students both at school and home?

    The agent is able to give detailed data on the student’s online activity anywhere, whether it’s on or off school school.

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Comprehensive dashboard

Presents in a single view all data on your community’s usage no matter where students use their devices.

Usage tracking

Adoption and engagement analysis for apps, software, and online resources.

Data privacy & security analysis

Analysis of app, software, and resource compliance with data privacy and security policies.

Easy collaboration

Customisable and shareable dashboards to keep teams up to date with information they need to make decisions.

License usage reports

Customised reporting on used and unused licenses for software, app, and online

Granular reporting

Drill down on the details of each individual app, software, or online resource to show which students, classes, groups, or schools use it.

App requests & approval

Easily manage your public list of approved applications and allow teachers to request new apps through the platform.

Close the digital divide at your school

Thanks to Lightspeed’s Digital Equity module, we can identify and resolve students’ internet or device issues beyond school, getting students back to learning—faster.

Eric Hileman

Executive Director of Information Technology Services,
Oklahoma City School District

Committed to safe, secure, and equitable education

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