Low-income Californians to get free internet for 5 years under T-Mobile merger settlement is the headline of an article in today’s Sacramento Bee.
It’s the result of a lawsuit from the state of California that tried to block the T-Mobile and Sprint merger.
Of course, the devil is in the details – there have been a number of questions about how effective Comcast’s similar Internet Essentials program has been in actually getting Internet service to low-income people because of paperwork and hoops to jump through.
We can hope that this new program will be more responsive to the needs of our school’s families.
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