Internet Essentials from Comcast provides families who have at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program with Internet service for $9.95 a month; the option to buy a computer for less than $150; and access to digital literacy training.
The program now includes an online application option. Eligible families can submit a request on the Internet Essentials website through any device such as a computer, tablet or smartphone. The online application is also available in Spanish at www.InternetBasico.com.
While customers are still able to apply for the program using traditional mail, fax or calling 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376), the online request form provides a convenient alternative which can be accessed through computers at community centers, libraries or a friend’s residence. Spanish speaking families can call 1-855-765-6995.
Educators or community organizations interested in learning more about the program can visit www.InternetEssentials.com/Partner. Parents looking to enroll students can call 1-855-846-8376, or for Spanish, 1-855-765-6995.