In a recent press conference held at the Birmingham Public Library, the telecom giant, Charter Communications® announced that they would be launching a new high-speed internet broadband service for their customers. The program, which is popular known as Spectrum® Internet Assist will offer high-speed broadband internet service to eligible seniors and families for just $14.99 per month.
The Birmingham City Councilor, Jay Roberson said, “To be at the Birmingham Public Library is truly tremendous to make this special announcement to make sure that we can provide internet broadband services with Charter to our citizens in the community our youth, our young people, and to our seniors.”
The Director for Government and Community Affairs at Charter Communications®, Erin Jones stated that Spectrum® Internet Assist will “set a new standard for the industry.” He also added that the people who are eligible for the program are families with children who take part in the National School Lunch Program.
Besides that, officials from Charter Communications® said that seniors above the age of 65 and those who are currently receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits would also receive the new service offered by Charter Communications®.
An official press release issued by the telecom company said that Spectrum® Internet Assist enrollees “cannot have had a Charter/Time Warner Cable/Bright House Network broadband subscription within 30 days of signing up. Eligible participants will not need to undergo a credit check but they must clear any outstanding debt with Charter®, Time Warner Cable® or Bright House Networks®.”
However, reports indicate that the current video or phone subscribers of who meet any one of the above-mentioned qualification will also be allowed to enroll for the Spectrum® Internet Assist service. Jones added that Spectrum® Internet Assist will offer broadband internet services of 30 megabytes per second and it will cost an additional $5 for WiFi, but will entail zero additional charges for installation. She also added that Spectrum® Internet Assist subscribers would not have to pay any modem fees.
Jones highlighted that the responsibility of Charter® to the community includes offering high-speed broadband internet service to the elderly and students, so that they can pursue all the opportunities that are available to them. The Spectrum® Internet Assist service from Charter® is affordable, which means that many customers will be able to acquire cheap internet from the best internet provider in one shot.