WTSP: Low-cost Internet access offered to low-income families

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is applauding a new private-sector program that aims to bring Internet access to low-income families across Florida and the country.

Sen. Nelson joined with Comcast at a Tallahassee middle school on Thursday to announce that the company is offering low-cost Internet service, discounted computers and training to low-income families.

It’s called Internet Essentials. The program provides Internet service for less than $10 a month, a computer for $150 and free training.

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