Thursday, May 8, 2014

Comcast "Internet Essentials" offers low cost internet for qualifying families

Internet Essentials from Comcast offers low-cost broadband 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.

A household is eligible to participate if it has at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), is located where Comcast offers Internet service, has not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days, and does not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment. Families that enroll in the program can continue to enjoy the service as long as one child eligible to participate in the NSLP is living in the household.

 For more information about Internet Essentials visit for English and for Spanish. Parents looking to enroll in the program can call 1-855-846-8376 or, for Spanish, 1-855-765-6995.

This information is provided by Comcast. The Internet Essentials program and its services are not offered by or through HJUHSD schools or district and are not endorsed or required by the Hanford Joint Union High School District.