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The Internet is essential. As work, education, and daily life increasingly requires broadband connectivity, every Kenosha resident should be able to access and use the Internet to its full potential. Below are some resources to help find internet options.
Emergency Broadband Benefit
The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute $10-$50 toward the purchase price.
Low-Cost Internet Options
Access from AT&T
- $10.00 per month
- For more information, call (855) 220-5211.
- Data: 150GB or 1TB based on type & speeds available
To be eligible, at least one resident in the household participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); and not have outstanding debt for AT&T fixed Internet service within the last six months or outstanding debt incurred under this program.
- $15 per month
- For more information, call (651) 354-2552
- Data: No data caps
- Three prepaid plans are available:
- 3 months of service-$45 ($15/mo)
- 6 months of service-$85 ($14.16/mo)
- 12 months of service-$135 ($11.25/mo)
To be eligible, a household needs to be 200% or below of the federal poverty level or be currently enrolled in an income-based government assistance program. Examples of programs that are eligible include: food support (SNAP), financial assistance (TANF), free or reduced lunch at school, Section 8 Housing, and SSI. Customers must show a photo ID and proof of eligibility.
Spectrum Internet Assist
- $17.99 per month
- For more information, call (844) 525-1574
- Data: No data caps
To be eligible, at least one person in the applying household must participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the NSLP, or receive Supplemental Security Income (for applicants age 65+ only). Spectrum Internet Assist is available exclusively to qualified households. Offer not valid for current Internet subscribers.
- Only for students of the Kenosha Unified School District.
- For more information, call (262) 359-7711.
Starting in 2020-21, Kenosha Unified implemented a dedicated 1:1 technology program for students. Assigned devices are to be used for educational purposes only. Each student will have an assigned device and parents may also request the use of a mobile wireless Hotspot for internet access if they do not have internet at home.
Library Computers & Internet
- For more information, call (262) 564-6130.
All Kenosha Public Library locations provide desktop and laptop options for patron usage. KPL also provides robust wireless connectivity at all locations. In addition, WiFi hotspots and Chromebooks are available for 6 week checkout.