What to Know About Federal Program for Discounted Internet


(TNS) — The White House announced Monday that 20 internet providers will offer low-cost or free internet service to low-income households in an effort to boost connectivity across the country.

An estimated 48 million households — about 40% of U.S. households — are eligible for the benefit under the Affordable Connectivity Program, according to the Biden administration. The $1 trillion infrastructure package passed by Congress last year included $14.2 billion funding for the program.

Through the initiative, eligible internet subscribers could cut their monthly internet service costs by up to $30, while eligible households on tribal land could receive up

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