August 16, 2018

Comcast Expands Broadband Program to Low-Income Veterans

Comcast just announced that it’s expanding its Internet Essentials program to veterans. Under this new program, eligible veterans will be able to access broadband internet for $9.95 a month plus tax.

To determine eligibility, veterans must be receiving state or federal public assistance and will need to provide one of the following documents:

  • Medicaid
  • Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Pell Grant recipients
  • Housing Choice Vouchers (HUD-VASH)
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Emergency Aid to the Elderly, Disabled, and Children (EAEDC)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF)
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
  • Head Start
  • National School Lunch Program

Once approved for the Internet Essentials program, eligible veterans can get a desktop or laptop computer for $149.99 plus tax.

For more details on eligibility and to start your application for the program, please visit here.

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