What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

COMCAST NOW OFFERS INTERNET ESSENTIALS TO LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

     Home  >  Articles  > NYMP News (not region specific)
by Michael Bieber

Related: internet essentials, low income, families, low-cost internet, low-cost laptop, comcast, affordable internet service, netbook, computer,


Comcast's new Internet Essentials provides low-income families with affordable Internet service and netbook computers.

 

A low-cost internet option is bringing broadband service to people who otherwise could not afford it. Offered by Comcast, Internet Essentials provides low-income families with Internet service for $10 per month and netbook computers for $149 each.

mom and son at computer

Comcast's effort is narrowing the disparity between those who are and are not wired in a world that relies increasingly on the Internet as an essential facet of life. A huge mission for the service is to provide school-aged children with the Web at home -- an important aim considering how much schools rely upon Web-based research and activities. Although the Comcast service is not available everywhere, hopefully other telecom providers will follow suit, realizing the importance of wiring every household, and paving the way for broadband equality.

For more information, 855-8-INTERNET, or www.internetessentials.com.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More NYMP News (not region specific) Articles

Tips to Help Improve Your Child's Reading Skills

Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School
Meet the 2014 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists
Ebates Teen Style Survey Reveals Top Trends for Back to School
Meet the New, Older Dora the Explorer

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local NYMP News (not region specific) Sponsors

A Taste of Home
1992 N. Jerusalem Rd.
North Bellmore, NY
516-486-1670
...

JB Moving
2316 Palmer Ave
New Rochelle, New York
(914) 576-1631
Leave your valuables in the safe hands of JB Movin...

Little Vets
193 Tarrytown Road
White Plains, NY
832-377-5378
Explore the world of veterinary medicine with real...

Once Upon A Child
5640-80 Sunrise Hwy
Sayville, NY
631-244-9400
...

Andersen Windows & Doors
135 Mahopac Avenue
Granite Springs, NY
914-248--8100
Andersen Windows, Inc. is a part of Andersen Corpo...
See Our NYMP News (not region specific) Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE