September 01, 2011

Lowcost Internet Provided By Comcast to Low Income Families


Low Cost Internet Provided by Comcast to Low Income Families

How to qualify:

To qualify for $9.95 a month Internet service and a low-cost computer, your household must meet all these criteria:

1.     Be located where Comcast offers Internet service

2.     Have at least one child receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program

3.     Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days

4.     Not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment

How to apply:

  1. Call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) to request an application
  2. We will mail you an application. Complete and return it, along with lunch program documents from your child's school
  3. 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.

Comcast's website about the program in English: www.internetessentials

Comcast's website about the program in Spanish: www.internetbasico.com