Thursday, November 10, 2011

FCC Announces "Connect2Compete" program of low-cost broadband access for low-income families

The Federal Communications Commission has implemented a plan to offer low-cost broadband service ($10 a month) to families whose kids qualify for free lunches.

Tim Devaney has a story in the Washington Times Nov. 10, p. A6, (website url) here

The program is called “Connect2Compete” (or “Connect to Compete”).

Here is an earlier story from October, link

Connect2Compete has a website here and describes itself as a private-non profit partnership. 

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