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EOC Reports: Broadband Internet Service Available for Low-Income Individuals

July 31, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Through budget and policy recommendations to the General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has supported initiatives to expand Internet access to South Carolina students in classrooms and beyond the traditional school day to students at home.

Access from AT&T® provides an affordable way for eligible low-income consumers to get affordable Internet access. Households with at least one resident participating in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) may qualify for Internet service at $5 or $10 per month, depending on the speed available. In addition, installation and Internet equipment fees will be waived for participating households. Potential customers can learn more and see if they qualify by visiting att.com/access, or by calling 1-855-220-5211 for assistance in English or 1-855-220-5225 for assistance in Spanish.

For more information on qualifications: att.com/access

For information about the EOC, contact Dana Yow at 803-734-6148 or danay@eoc.sc.gov.

 

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