Governors State University (GSU) and the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) are pleased to help promote a special educational opportunity for families in the south suburban region. Through Internet Essentials, a special program sponsored by Comcast, families are able to receive fast Internet access and a computer for greatly reduced costs.
Internet Essentials offers Internet access for $9.95 monthly and an opportunity to purchase a computer for $150 to households that have a child eligible for free lunch under the Federal Free Lunch Program. As part of this initiative, Comcast also offers free Internet training.
Office of Public Affairs, "GSU and SSMMA Partner to Help Link Students to Internet" (2011). Press Releases. 638.