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Mobius is excited to partner with Comcast to help bridge the digital divide. Through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, eligible mentees and their families may qualify to purchase low-cost internet service.
What Are the Benefits of Internet Essentials?
If your mentee’s family is eligible for Internet Essentials, they can receive:
- High-Speed Home Internet for $9.95 a Month (plus tax)
- No credit check
- No installation or equipment fees
- No term contract
- WiFi router included
- Option to purchase a Low-Cost Computer for $149.99 (plus tax)
- Includes Microsoft Office and Norton Security Suite
- 90-day warranty
- Free Internet Training
- Available online, in person, and in print
How Do I Know if My Mentee’s Family Qualifies?
Qualified households include those with at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program (including parochial, private, charter, cyberschool and homeschooled students) or who live in public housing or HUD-assisted housing; have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days; and do not have outstanding Comcast debt that is under one year old.
How Can My Mentee’s Family Apply?
They can visit www.internetessentials.com and click on the “Apply Now” button to get started! Or they can call 1-855-339-6944 to apply over the phone.
All applications will be reviewed within 10 days of when they are received. They can check on the status of an existing application by clicking on the “Check Your Status” button from the Internet Essentials homepage or by calling 1-855-339-6944.
Are There Print Materials I Can Share with My Mentee’s Family?
Yes! Comcast has provided Mobius with helpful informational brochures that we can send along. If you are interested in receiving print materials, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Can I Find Additional Information About Internet Essentials?
If you or your mentee’s family has additional questions, you can learn more by visiting www.internetessentials.com or talk to a representative from Comcast by calling 1-855-339-6944.