Low and no-cost internet service available to eligible people
KETK (Tyler, TX) — Some programs across the country are making it easier for people to get connected at a low rate.
Some of these programs are offered by Connect2Compete, a national nonprofit organization that offers low-cost Internet, affordable computer offers, and free computer training. Some of the companies that participate include Cox Communications, Mediacom, Comcast, Brighthouse Networks, Suddenlink, and FreedomPop.
Connect2Compete works with communities and schools to offer various programs to low-income families.
The organziation has prequalified hundreds of partner organizations such as the American Library Association and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Members of those organizations can also receive the reduced Internet price.
You can find out if you qualify for the special Internet deal by checking the eligibility requirements on www.connect2compete.org.