Comcast has an Internet Essentials package for families that qualify. This program is currently free for 60 days. After the 60 days, Internet Essentials will cost $9.95 per month. (As an Internet Essentials customer, you could qualify for free Internet service through the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). ACP helps individuals and families experiencing financial challenges stay connected to the Internet. See if you’re eligible). Apply for Internet Essentials online: https://apply.internetessentials.com/
Dearborn Public Schools does NOT have an affiliation with Comcast. Individual families are responsible for any costs of the service.
Qualifications for Internet Essentials:
- You are eligible for public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, and others
- You do not have an outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old.
- You live in an area where Comcast is available but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.
Xfinity Wi-Fi Free
Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.
Internet assistance from the district: Families that need Internet service, please provide the necessary information:
The request only needs to be completed once per household.