Every house these days has access to telecommunication services like the Internet and phone. However, some people cannot afford to pay the hefty price at which the Internet packages come. The prices may not bother many but for some, it becomes difficult to manage. Spectrum Internet assist offers Internet service at an affordable price for such households.
What is Spectrum Internet Assist?
Offered by Spectrum, this feature allows qualifying households to have access to high-speed Internet and that too at an affordable price. You can learn more about the eligibility criteria on a dedicated Internet assist page on Spectrum’s website.
Are You Eligible or Not?
In case you are wondering if you are eligible for the Spectrum Internet Assist service or not, have the look at the following list:
- Families who have at least one child who is part of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
- Community Eligibility Provision of NSLP
- Supplemental Security Income that senior citizens above the age of 65 receive
The above-mentioned groups are eligible for applying for Spectrum low-income Internet deal. Many eligible people worry that they may be denied the service if they have a poor credit score. The only debt that Spectrum cares about is its own company. If you do not have any outstanding amount that you owe to Spectrum, you are good to go. However, there are a couple of categories that are not eligible to claim this feature. These categories include Social Security:
- Disability Insurance
Features Included in Spectrum Low-Income Internet
Features that this service by Spectrum comes equipped with include:
- An Internet modem- you do not have to pay for it separately.
- Option to add in-home Wi-Fi for an additional cost of $5 per month.
- High-speed Internet of 30 Mbps without any data caps imposed.
- No contracts.
This offer is not available for the current Internet subscribers for Spectrum.
Do You Save Any Money?
As opposed to other Charter Spectrum packages, the Internet assist deal comes at a nominal price of $14.99 per month. This price does not include taxes. However, this fee is inclusive of all the standard Internet features. As mentioned above, this price also includes the modem.
Apart from all this, you do not have to pay an extra fee as installation charges. The low-income Internet deal comes with free self-install. If you wish to opt for the Wi-Fi option, then you will have to pay an extra $5 per month. The price will not increase with every passing month. It will stay constant. Once you pay the required amount, you get a router. No activation fee will be charged for the router.
Is Bundling an Option?
The bundling option is also available that starts at $ 74.97. You can choose to bundle your Internet that comes as a part of Spectrum Internet Assist service with phone and TV services. Here is what each service will offer:
You can get access to Live TV on Spectrum in your house when you add this service with your Internet service. You also get access to the Spectrum app that you can download and open on any device including your laptop and mobile phone. The app allows you to stream your favorite channels including some premium ones whenever and wherever you want. Some of the popular networks included are ESPN and Disney Channel.
However, a digital receiver is not a part of the deal, so you would have to do without it.
Spectrum voice takes away all your worries of dropped calls and poor service. You can enjoy unlimited distant as well as local calls within the States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Canada.
How to Apply?
Once you figure out that you are indeed eligible for the Internet Assist program from Spectrum, you can follow any of the following two ways to subscribe:
- Apply online
- Call the customer service number and speak to a rep who will guide you through
Once done, you can enjoy the fast Internet at a reasonable cost. You can even carry out an Internet speed test to see if the company is delivering you the promised speed. Which Spectrum will be for sure. If you are still not clear about anything regarding the Internet assist program, talk to a rep to get detailed information.
All prices rely on your area and bundle. These prices were taken from the official site on 5th-Oct-2019.