When Internet Essentials launches this fall, eligible participants will receive:
A household is eligible to participate in Internet Essentials if it:
• Is located where Comcast offers Internet service
• Has at least one child receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program
• Has not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days, and
• Does not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment
How to qualify
To qualify for $9.95 a month Internet service and a low-cost computer, your household must meet all these criteria:
- Be located where Comcast offers Internet service
- Have at least one child receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program
- Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days
- Not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment
How to apply
- Call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) to request an application
- We will mail you an application. Complete and return it, along with lunch program documents from your child's school
- We will notify you by mail about the status of your application. Allow 7-10 days for a response
How to get connected
Once you are approved, we'll mail you a welcome package with everything you need to set up your Internet service and receive our free Internet training. If you choose to purchase a low-cost computer, your welcome package will provide details.
Digital Connectors Program
Students, do you want to volunteer to help others bring broadband into their homes? You can train community members to use technology effectively, and connect them to vital information that will improve their lives. Get involved.
One Economy's Digital Connectors program identifies talented young people, immerses them in technology training, and helps them build their leadership and workplace skills to enter the 21st century economy. Check out the Connectors Club, a social network where Digital Connectors go to think, connect and act.
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