Low Cost Home Internet

Attention School District of Lee County Families:
Get Two Months of Internet Free

Comcast has launched program enhancements to help students access the Internet during the Coronavirus crisis. Low-income families in Comcast service areas who sign up as new customers can receive 60 days of complimentary internet, access to more than 200,000 hot spots nationwide, and an increase in internet speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all Internet Essentials customers.

To get Internet Essentials, please visit internetessentials.com or call toll-free 1-855-846-8376.
This offer is not available in stores, so please do not go to a Comcast store for this program.

  • Comcast will send all new customers a self-installation kit including a cable modem and Wi-Fi router. There will be no term contract or credit check and no shipping fee.
  • The accessible website also includes the option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language.
  • After 60 days, families will need to call Comcast to cancel the service, or keep it for $9.95/month.

Who qualifies for this service?

  1. All students enrolled in Title I schools. Please see the list of our Title I Schools.
  2. Families enrolled in HUD Housing.
  3. Families currently receiving support from these federal programs must provide proof of participation:
    • MEDICAID: copy of card or most recent eligibility letter for an adult in your household (copy of front and back of card required.)
    • Public housing assistance: documentation such as lease, housing assistance payment (HAP) contract, or eligibility documentation from HUD.
    • SNAP: letter indicating you are approved for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.
    • TANF: eligibility letter for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
    • SSI: eligibility letter for Supplemental Security Income.
    • NSLP/Head Start: copy of a letter indicating participation in the National School Lunch Program or Head Start, with child's name, school name, and address of where you are requesting service.
    • LIHEAP: letter confirming eligibility for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
    • WIC: eligibility letter for the Women, Infants, and Children program.
    • VA Pension: pension eligibility determination letter from the Veterans Administration.
    • Tribal assistance: eligibility letter, including TTANF, FDPIR, etc.

Once the customer calls or applies online, Comcast will provide an application number, and the customer will be asked to submit the document with the application number written on it to ieapplication@comcast.com. The quickest way to apply and upload the necessary documents is online at internetessentials.com. Customers may also fax documents to 1-888-294-7113 with the application number written on it.

It takes a maximum of 7-10 days to be approved for the program
Once approved, delivery can be expected in 7-10 days.

For questions please visit internetessentials.com or
call 1-855-846-8376 for English or 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.

Important Note:

This information is provided as a courtesy to our parents and students. The School District of Lee County does not directly endorse any Internet service provider or service.