Broadband Lifeline Assistance

W. Tom Simmons
Sr. VP – Public Policy
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Midcontinent
Communications

Broadband Lifeline
Assistance

www...
Company

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Midcontinent
Communications

Broadband Lifeline
Assistance

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•Broadband Provider Digital Inclusion Programs: Lifeline, Tom Simmons, Midcontinent Communications

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Presented at the 2014 Border to Border Broadband: A Call to Action conference in St Paul MN

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•Broadband Provider Digital Inclusion Programs: Lifeline, Tom Simmons, Midcontinent Communications

  1. 1. Broadband Lifeline Assistance W. Tom Simmons Sr. VP – Public Policy
  2. 2. Company Program name Web link Basic terms Eligibility Midcontinent Communications Broadband Lifeline Assistance www.midcocomm.com Families qualifying for telephone Lifeline assistance program. No restrictions on current customers. Comcast Internet Essentials www.internetessentials.com Cable Companies Connect2Compete www.connect2compete.org CenturyLink Internet Basic $9.95/mo. 5 Mbps by 1 Mbps Internet service, free wireless modem, installation and setup. No contract. $9.95/mo 5 Mbps by 1 Mbps Internet service, discounted computers, and training $9.95 3 Mbps by 1 Mbps Internet service, discounted computers and training $9.95 1.5 Mbps by 1.5 Mbps Internet service, discounted computer and training. Contract required. Families with children qualifying for National School Lunch Program Families with children qualifying for free National School Lunch Program Families qualifying for phone Lifeline assistance
  3. 3. Company Program name Web link Basic terms Eligibility Midcontinent Communications Broadband Lifeline Assistance www.midcocomm.com Families qualifying for telephone Lifeline assistance program. No restrictions on current customers. Comcast Internet Essentials www.internetessentials.com Cable Companies Connect2Compete www.connect2compete.org CenturyLink Internet Basic www.centurylink.com/Pages /Support/LifeLine $9.95/mo. 5 Mbps by 1 Mbps Internet service, free wireless modem, installation and setup. No contract. $9.95/mo 5 Mbps by 1 Mbps Internet service, discounted computers, and training $9.95 3 Mbps by 1 Mbps Internet service, discounted computers and training $9.95 1.5 Mbps by 1.5 Mbps Internet service, discounted computer and training. Contract required. Families with children qualifying for National School Lunch Program Families with children qualifying for free National School Lunch Program Families qualifying for phone Lifeline assistance

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