Internet Essentials from Comcast is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. It provides:
15/2 MB Internet service for only $9.95/month
Free in home WiFi
40 hours of outdoor WiFi usage
The option to purchase an Internet ready computer for less than $150
Print, on-line, and in-person training
Qualified families must inlcude:
At least one child in grades Kindergarten through 12 who are eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Community college students who are on the Pell Grant program
Public housing recipients
Veterans who are on public aid
Over the years, Comcast has connected over 1.5 million households to Internet Essentials. The majority of those continue to be in the Chicago area.
Applications may be processed by going to theInternet Essentials Website, or by calling (855) 846-8376. You can request informational materials (brochures, posters, etc.) shipped directly to you, free of charge, from the the Internet Essentials website. Program materials are available in 14 languages to schools and non-profit partners.
For more information or to apply for the program, visit the Internet Essentials Website or call 1-855-846-8376, or, for Spanish call 1-855-765-6995.