Comcast Expands Broadband Program to Low-Income Veterans

August 16, 2018

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.