20 internet service providers (ISPs) in the U.S. committed to the Biden administration they'd either reduce prices or increase speeds to serve low-income households. Low-income households qualifying for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) can receive up to $30 per month off of their internet bills. Since the ISPs that made the commitment agreed to offer high-speed internet plans to ACP households at no more than that amount, participants can receive internet service essentially for free. Under the program, Verizon lowered its Fios service cost from $39.99 per month to $30 per month to offer upload and download speeds of at least 200 megabits per second. Spectrum doubled the speed of its $30 per month plan from 50 to 100 megabits per second download speed for ACP participants.

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