The world has gone digital

Posted on August 11, 2011


Today, the Internet is no longer just a convenience. It has become essential for success. Fortunately, Comcast recently created Internet Essentials to address that need.

Internet Essentials brings affordable home Internet to Boston Public School students and their families.

What does it offer

While participating in Internet Essentials, customers receive:

• Fast home Internet for just $9.95 a month + tax

• No price increases, no activation fees, or equipment rental fees

• A low-cost computer available at initial enrollment for just $149.99 + tax

• Access to free Internet training – online, in print and in classroom

With Internet Essentials, families can do all the things they want to do online, like email, homework, sharing photos, job searches, paying bills, watching videos, downloading music and much more.

Internet Essentials customers can also take advantage of the additional benefits of Comcast Internet service, including:

• 30-day money-back guarantee

• Norton™ Security Suite ($160 value) comprehensive online security, at no additional charge

• Parental controls

How it works

A household is eligible to participate if it meets all of the following criteria:

• It is located where Comcast offers Internet service, like all Boston neighborhoods

• It has at least one child receiving free school lunches under the National School Lunch Program

• It has not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days

• It does not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment

How to apply

Starting in the 2011-12 school year, families may sign up by calling 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376). For more information, check here or contact us at 617-534-5050.


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