This service is available to Illinois Residents. They don't have to be an AT&T customer to apply. They can apply online and ask for more details at att.com/access or call (855) 220-5211. Or go to Att.com/acceso for Spanish.
There is free installation, free in-home wifi, 2 free months of service, free installation, and no annual commitment; clients pay month to month.
Parents can choose one of two plans, depending on what speed they want: $10/mo +tax for 5-10MB/s or $5/mo +tax for 768KBP/s-3MB/s.
Plans get 150GB of data and are charged $10 for every 50GB they go over.
Parents can apply one of three ways:
1) Show that at least 1 resident (and it doesn't have to be the person applying) uses SNAP benefits. They will have to show SNAP participant’s SNAP card without the participant name shown accompanied by a government issued ID with name and photo (front of card) or a copy of the SNAP participation or benefits letter from a local SNAP office with the SNAP participant’s name on it.
2) Have a current letter from a school that states a child in the home receives Free or Reduced lunch.
3) Demonstrate with form SSA 1099/W-2/Social Security Statement of benefits that household income is 135% or less of poverty guidelines.
ALL applicants have to provide a SSN, ITIN, or Tribal number. There is a credit check for all applicants as well.
Parents can choose to have a technician install the devices or they can get the equipment mailed to them and install it themselves.
Here are two links for more information: