The East Bay Connects Digital Inclusion Solution combines very affordable Broadband connections, free or very low cost computers, free digital literacy training, and a year of free tech support.
Affordable Access to Broadband
There are a number of ways to get very low cost access to Broadband (as low as $10 a month). Call the East Bay Connects Contact Center at 866-460-7439 to sign up for Broadband. Every new Broadband subscriber gets a free computer, free digital literacy training, and a year of free tech support.
You can also get in touch with East Bay Connects by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Free or Low Cost Computer
Every new Broadband subscriber can get a free computer. These are high quality refurbished desk top computers loaded with free software and all the peripherals. Broadband reconnects can obtain this same computer for as low as $50.
Free Digital Literacy Training
The Digital Literacy Training includes:
- Introduction to computers and peripherals, hands-on experience with a mouse.
- Introduction to the Internet with hands-on experience learning the basics of navigation, searching, accessing websites, and acquiring the information you need.
- Internet usage including personal information security issues, use of popular websites, use for employment, social services, health care etc.
A Year of Free Tech Support
Computers have to be maintained. They can get viruses. They can encounter many other kinds of problems. The Digital Inclusion Solution provides a year of free tech support to address any of these problems you may encounter.