Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students

Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students
Posted on 08/21/2020

Students in Alabama that are enrolled in the National School Lunch Program through their school are automatically eligible for the Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students Program. Eligible families will receive a letter around the week of August 24 that serves as a prepaid voucher from the Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students Program and covers the cost of equipment, installation, and high-speed internet service through December 30, 2020. The voucher can be used once, with one internet service provider, to sign up for service for the duration of the program. Enrolled households will not receive any bills and will not be charged any additional fees by the internet service provider. The letters will provide details about the steps to take to receive the free service.
Steps to use voucher
Program Details:

  • Your voucher covers the cost of equipment, installation fees, and internet service through December 30, 2020.
  • Activation steps vary by internet service provider.
  • You can use your voucher one time only, as described in the letter. It cannot be used in a retail store.
  • If your address is incorrect, call your student’s school. Eligibility for the Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students Program is based on enrollment in the National School Lunch Program, which is handled by your child’s school.
For more information, visit the Alabama Broadband Connectivity For Students Program website at www.abcstudents.org.