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Xfinity Internet Essentials

As we begin this new school year virtually, many of you may need to secure internet access.  Xfinity offers a program called Internet Essentials.  This program is offering 2 months free and service at only $9.95 a month.  Attached are two promos in English and Spanish. 
Am I eligible for Internet Essentials?
You may qualify if you:
  1. Qualify for programs like the National School Lunch Program, housing assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, and others
  2. Live in an area where Comcast Internet service is available
  3. Have not had Comcast Internet in the last 90 days
  4. Households who owe money to Comcast may still qualify if approved by 12/31/20
Signing up is easy and fast from your mobile device, go to:

How long does it take to get approved for Internet Essentials?
  1. Applicants that go through an Expedited Review process (no documents required) should be approved within approximately 5 business days of their application date.
  2. Applicants that are not expedited (need to submit documentation) should be approved within 7-10 business days of the date that they submitted their signed application and supporting documentation.
How can I apply for Internet Essentials?
There are two ways you can apply for Internet Essentials:
  1. Faster: click here to submit your application online. It takes about ten minutes if you do not have to submit documents.
  2. Fast: you can call our call center at 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) during business hours and one of our agents will walk you through the easy application process. The whole process takes about 10 minutes if you do not have to submit documents.
Hours of operation are from 8 AM to Midnight (EST), seven days a week.