Comcast offers 'Internet Essentials' for low-income customers

Comcast is offering low cost internet service for low income families that qualify.

This article is sponsored by Comcast.

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. - Internet Essentials from Comcast is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive high-speed Internet adoption program for low-income Americans.

Internet Essentials has been designed as a comprehensive, wrap-around program to address each of the major barriers to broadband adoption. It provides low-cost high-speed Internet service for $9.95 a month plus tax; the option to purchase an Internet-ready computer for under $150; and multiple options to access free digital literacy training in print, online and in person.

In six years, Internet Essentials has connected more than four million low-income Americans, in one million households, to high-speed Internet service at home, including 96,000 people in the Twin Cities.

The program is available to households with school-age children eligible for free and reduced price lunches and all households living in HUD-assisted housing (including Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers, or Multifamily).

For more information, or to apply for the program, visit www.InternetEssentials.com or call 1-855-846-8376. Spanish-only speakers should call 1-855-765-6995.
 

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