"Internet Essentials" program expands to include community college students

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DECATUR - Comcast officials say their "Internet Essentials" high-speed Internet program has been expanded to community college students in Illinois.

Officials say they will visit with Richland Community College students in Decatur on October 6 to provide more information about this program.  Eligible families and students are able to receive Internet service at their homes for about $10 a month, and can buy a computer for around $150.

Community college students in Illinois who receive a Pell Grant may be eligible to participate in this program.  For more information, visit www.internetessentials.com.

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