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Comcast is now offering new, low-income Internet Essentials customers two months of free internet and raising the speed of that program’s service. Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available for free to all users and data plans will be paused for 60 days, giving customers unlimited data for no additional charge. Additionally, the company will not disconnect a customer’s internet service during this period or assess late fees if they contact the company regarding their inability to pay.  No Social Security number required to apply. More information is available here: https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19#thingstoknow&all_DoIliveinaComcastarea

AT&T will be offering two months of free service to new customers who order Access by April 30, 2020, includes free installation, free in home Wi-Fi and a data allowance of 150GB or 1TB depending on speed available in your area. Their program is under Access from AT&T. More information is available here: https://www.att.com/shop/internet/access/index.html?source=ECmj0000000000mbU&wtExtndSource=access#!/#%2F

Lifeline Program. Families can also apply for the Lifeline program based on income or participation in government programs such as SNAP or Medicaid for assistance with their bill. Verizon participates in this program for discounted phone and internet services. The application is attached and more information can be found here: https://www.lifelinesupport.org/do-i-qualify/

 

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COVID-19 and Your Children

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