Comcast Provides Internet To Duval Students

Public-Private Partnership Created For Low-Income Families

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mayor Alvin Brown has rolled out a new public-private partnership that will help some low-income families get Internet access at home.

The program, called Internet Essentials, is a partnership between the school district and Comcast.

Families with students who get free lunch at school through the National School Lunch Program are eligible to take part.

Families can get Internet access for $9.95 a month, plus tax. They can also buy certain laptops from Comcast for $150.

If you want to apply, call Comcast at 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) or go to