Comcast Offers Low Cost Internet Access to Families in NeedAs the Internet becomes more and more integral to our everyday lives, Methacton families go online to access grades and other district information, facilitate home and school communications, stay in touch with teachers and much more every day. Methacton also believes that with guidance, the Internet can be an important part of a child's education.
Difficult economic times can make it difficult to fit Internet access into a home budget for many families. To that end, the district is pleased to pass along information with regard to a new program provided by Comcast called Internet Essentials.Households with at least one child receiving free or reduced school lunches from may qualify for this fast, affordable home Internet service. Internet Essentials is available at a cost of $9.95 per month (plus tax). For participating families, there are no price increases, activation fees or equipment rental fees.Information will be mailed to families this fall (click to download information, English and Spanish), but if you believe your family would benefit from this program, simply call Comcast toll free at 1-855-8-INTERNET to see if you qualify, enroll and get connected. For more information, visit http://learning.internetessentials.com/.