Friday, April 22, 2016

AT&T Launches "Access" Program Providing Internet Access for Low-Income Households

AT&T has launched Access from AT&T  a new program designed to provide low-cost Internet access to lower-income households.

Qualifying households will get the fastest of three speed tiers--10 Mbps, 5 Mbps or 3 Mbps--available at their address.

Internet speeds provided at 10 Mbps and 5 Mbps will cost $10 a month, and Internet speeds at 3Mbps will cost $5 a month.

At&T also waives installation and Internet equipment fees for participating households.

Access from AT&T is available to households with at least one resident participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, and located within the 21 states where AT&T offers home Internet service over its fixed network.

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