Affordable Home Internet Service Now Available to Low-Income Seniors in Palm Beach County
As part of a pilot program by Comcast Internet Essentials that is available ONLY to Palm Beach County residents, eligible seniors can access affordable Internet at home ($9.95+tax/month) and receive free computer and Internet training classes from Comcast’s community partners. Once approved for Internet Essentials, seniors can also buy a desktop or laptop computer for $149.99(+tax). The computer includes Microsoft Office, Norton™ Security Suite, and comes with a 90-day warranty. The service has no term contract, no credit check, no installation fee, a speed of 10Mbps, and a WiFi router included.
Do You Qualify?
This pilot is being offered on a trial basis in Palm Beach County exclusively for seniors who:
- Are 62 years or older.
- Live in Palm Beach County.
- Receive federal or state public assistance from any of the programs listed below.
- Live in an area where Comcast service is available – but have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service within the last 90 days. (Cable/video service is O.K.)
- Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast less than a year old. (Seniors with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.)
Not Sure If You Qualify?
Just call 1-855-850-4550 to find out more about the pilot and see if you are eligible to apply.
To Apply – Call 1-855-850-4550. During the call you’ll be asked a number of questions, including your name, age, and address. Be sure to mention if you were referred by a partner organization to see if you are eligible for a simplified application process.