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Parent Internet Information
Parent Internet Information
Darren Hanna
Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Parent Internet Information

Mediacom

  • Increasing the speed of the Mediacom Connect2Compete low-cost internet program to 25 megabits per second (Mbps) down by 3 Mbps up (currently 10 Mbps down by 1 Mbps up).  Qualifying families who subscribe before May 15, 2020, will receive 60 days of complimentary Mediacom Connect2Compete service.

  • Extending the pricing of Mediacom’s Access Internet 60 broadband service to new customers at $19.99 per month for the next 12 months (currently retails for $29.99 per month).

  • Pausing monthly data allowances across all Mediacom broadband service tiers through May 15, 2020

www.mediacomcable.com.

STT Rural Net

Windstream

For any of your students that need access to reliable internet so that they can pursue their studies from home while we all tackle Covid-19 together – we have an offer for any students whose parents qualify for any type of government assistance programs. The first step for any person looking to pursue this program is going to the website https://www.lifelinesupport.org/ – where an application can be filled out to find out if they qualify. When they finish the process, they will receive a code. This code will be used to apply discounts to the account that reduce the price of the internet.

Which programs qualify?

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • Medicaid

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)

  • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit

  • Tribal Programs (and live on federally-recognized Tribal lands)

  • The consumer can sign up for Lifeline if their child or dependent participates in any of the programs listed above. 

As far as details for this promotion:

Our normal 50 dollar activation fee is waived.

  • The internet and modem is free for the first two months of acquiring service.

  • The internet will increase in price to 14.99/mo for months 3 and beyond and the customer must rent a Windstream modem (typically $9.99) after this period is over.

  • Customers are also eligible for home phone at only $10 per month under this promotion as well. 

For any of your students and parents that wish to apply for this program, I will be your point of contact. You can respond via email with any contact information for students or parents that wish to apply. Please have them fill out the application at the aforementioned website, and I will make sure to take care of them from there. My email address is niles.kirkaldie@windstream.com. You can also reach me by calling 877-610-2905 – ext. 41264; however, this may be less reliable as I will be on the phones assisting other customers at most times of the day.