HughesNet Gen5 plans have a range of affordable offerings to fit the satellite internet needs of residential and business customers. Each plan comes with 25 Mbps download speeds and 3 Mbps upload speeds. Residential Customers can get up to 50 GB of data per month and Business customers up to 250 GB.

If I am on Food Stamps, can I Get Free Internet?

There are three programs most likely to fit what you’re looking for. The first is Lifeline. Lifeline provides low-income Americans with discounts for their monthly phone, mobile, or internet bills. The second is the Emergency Broadband Benefit program. This program was started during the covid-19 pandemic to provide additional assistance to low-income families. The Emergency Broadband Benefit program gives a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase new internet-ready equipment as well as a monthly discount on your internet bill. The third program is ConnectHomeUSA. ConnectHomeUSA operates in 80 low-income communities around the US to help households with school-aged children get internet access.

There are also some provider-specific programs that we will cover below.

Does Cox offer low-income internet?

If you have at least one K-12 child at home and participate in SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) or other similar programs, then you qualify for Cox low-cost internet. Cox low-cost internet only costs $9.95 per month and can be signed up for on the Cox website.

Does AT&T offer low-income internet?

Any household with at least one member participating in the SNAP program is eligible for AT&T Access, a low-cost internet option for low-income customers. With AT&T Access, you get 10 Mbps internet for between $5-10 per month. You can apply for Access on the AT&T website.

Does Verizon offer low-income internet?

Verizon partners with the Lifeline government program mentioned above to further reduce the cost of high speed internet. If you qualify for Lifeline, Verizon will take an additional $20 per month off your Verizon Fios internet plan.

Does Comcast offer low-income internet?

Households that already qualify for government assistance programs (like SNAP), will qualify for Comcast’s Internet Essentials package. It comes with 25 Mbps download speeds, an option to purchase a basic computer for connecting to the internet at $149.99, home Wi-Fi, and free digital literacy training. Internet Essentials costs $9.95 per month.

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