Mathews residents who have access to broadband through the local cable company, Breezeline, may be eligible for a discount of $30 per month off their cable bills.
According to a press release, Breezeline has thus far connected more than 25,000 customers under the federal Affordable Connectivity Program. Created by Congress under the 2021 Infrastructure Act, the ACP provides broadband internet at a discount for households that meet financial eligibility guidelines.
A year ago, Breezeline created a 100 Mbps “Internet Assist Plus” service priced at $29.99 per month that includes one free modem and is available at no cost for qualifying households after applying the $30 credit, said the release. Customers may choose a higher internet speed and still obtain the credit.
The total value of the program to customers now exceeds $6 million annually, said the release, explaining further that the Infrastructure Act provides long-term funding to modify and extend prior benefit programs th...
To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.