Access from AT&T SNAP Internet Discount

As a condition of the approval of the AT&T and DirecTV merger, the FCC mandated that AT&T provide an affordable low income Internet access program. The Access from AT&T program provides low cost Internet to participants of SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamp Program). AT&T’s Access Internet service is available in any of […]
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Spectrum Internet Assist Low Income Broadband

High-speed Internet at an affordable price Charter’s Spectrum Internet Assist is among the fastest of the low income Internet assistance programs available. Spectrum Internet Assist boasts 30 Mbps broadband Internet speeds with no monthly data caps and free modem rental. However, at $14.99 per month, the price is also slightly higher than competing cable Internet […]
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Cox Low Income Internet Discount

Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in the U.S., with over 6 million residential and business customers. Cox is an avid participant in the non-profit Connect2Compete initiative whose mission is to provide affordable high speed Internet to low income Americans. “Having a computer and Internet service at home is no longer a luxury […]
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Free or Low Cost Internet for Low Income Families

“Delivering on the Promise of Broadband & Access to Technology for All Americans” According to a recent FCC report, There are still over 64 million people without home access to the Internet.  A disproportionate number of those are low income families. 43% of these American families cite the primary reason for not subscribing to a […]
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Comcast Internet Essentials for Low Income Families

Affordable Home Internet Comcast Cable is the largest broadband provider in the US, serving approximately 25 million high speed Internet subscribers. Comcast provides coverage in wide range of cities spread across 39 states and the District of Columbia. Comcast initiated their Internet Essentials program in 2011 to help millions of low income Americans bridge the […]
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Portland Joins Google’s Digital Inclusion Fellowship Program

Google Fiber customers in Portland have something to smile about after the company confirmed it will be adding the city to its program for expanding Internet access to low-income residents. Other beneficiaries of the development will be people who go without speedy online connections.  The Digital Inclusion Fellowship program operates in partnership with a Portland […]
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Charter Cable Low Cost Broadband Service Outlined

Charter Communications has provided details for its new low cost broadband service that the company will begin offering to low-income customers within six months. This will be after close of its pending merger with Time Warner Cable and acquisition of Bright House Networks. It will definitely come as great news to their customers in 2016. […]
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Verizon Wireless to Cut Low Cost WiFi to Alabama Schools

Verizon Wireless has officially announced that its low-cost WiFi access to schools in Huntsville, Alabama will be terminated effective November 30. In a statement, Verizon said they have a long-standing commitment to improve the lives of individuals and the communities they serve. This includes providing students and educators access to affordable technology so as to […]
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After Criticism, Comcast Speeding Up Discounted Internet Services

Comcast discounted Internet service known as Internet Essentials that was created to help more low- income earners access the Internet is being sped up and expanded. The discounted Internet program was created four years ago by Comcast during its purchase of NBCUniversal as part of the conditions of the purchase agreement. Comcast has in the […]
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Frontier Lowers Internet Costs for Idled Workers

Frontier Communications has formally announced that they will offer a discount program in the wake of layoffs by MinnTac, Mesabi Nugget and Mining Resources that affected hundreds of people. As such, Frontier will be reducing the cost of high-spe ed Internet access for affected employees who are their customers. In a press release confirming the […]
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