Practically all of the major cable companies in the United States agreed today to provide Internet services to low-income students for $9.99 per month, along with low-cost computers. The project emulates a program begun this year by Comcast as a condition of their purchasing NBC.
A number of other players are in the mix, and you can read all about it in today’s New York Times article, F.C.C. Push to Expand Net Access Gains Help.
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