On November 14 of 2016, Charter Communications announced the launch "of a new standalone low-cost, high-speed broadband service, titled Spectrum Internet Assist, for hundreds of thousands of American seniors and families of students across its national footprint. Spectrum Internet Assist will deliver industry-leading 30/4 Mbps broadband speeds for $14.99 per month, plus taxes and fees."
View the complete announcement HERE in the Charter Newsroom.
Who is eligible for this new low-cost option?
• Families with students who participate in the National School Lunch Program
• Seniors who are 65 and older who receive Supplemental Security Income program benefits
• Current phone and video customers who meet one of the two criteria above can enroll
• Prospective Spectrum Internet Assist enrollees cannot have had a Charter/Time Warner Cable/Bright House Network broadband subscription within 60 days of signing up
• Prospective enrollees will not be denied participation in the program due to a bad credit score, but they must clear any outstanding debt incurred within the last year with Charter, Time Warner Cable or Bright House Networks in order to be eligible.
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