Income Inequality

Low-Income New Yorkers Can Now Get Low-Cost Internet | Mental Floss

This week, Charter Communications announced that high-speed internet access will be made available to low-income consumers in New York for just $14.99 a month, significantly less than the supplier’s typical rate of $44.99 per month.

This being the cable industry, there are a few details in the fine print. That $14.99 doesn’t cover wireless access, which is an extra $4.99 a month, and the maximum download speed is 30 megabytes compared to the standard 100 megabytes available for full-price customers.

Source: Low-Income New Yorkers Can Now Get Low-Cost Internet | Mental Floss

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