This week, the Biden administration announced a significant new partnership with 20 ISPs (including AT&T, Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon), covering 80% of the U.S. population, in which the ISPs are offering discounted high-speed broadband internet for $30 per month to customers who qualify for the U.S. Government’s ‘Affordable Connectivity Program‘. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which claims over 11.5 million households have received benefit, offers at least a $30 per month in subsidies to eligible households, meaning that those who qualify for the program would effectively pay $0 for high-speed internet with the new partnership. Previously, ISPs could apply the subsidy, but were under no agreement to offer discounted service.
Internet Service Providers with Free High-Speed Internet
According to the White House press release, the following initial 20 companies have committed to offer ACP-eligible households at least one high-speed internet plan for $30 per month…
This article was written by G.E. Miller and originally published on 20somethingfinance.com