• How It Works

    Through partnerships with local Internet service providers and device providers, ConnectHome Akron offers:

    1

    Broadband Internet

    Broadband Internet connections for as low as $10 per month

    Connection speeds ranging from 10 to 48 Mbps

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    2

    Devices

    Access to affordable computers and devices

    New or refurbished computers and laptops ranging from $0 to $300

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    3

    Training

    Free digital literacy training

    Weekly classes are offered through various branches of the Akron-Summit Public Library

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  • Core Partners

    Led by the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, the alliance of Core Partners includes:

      Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority

      AMHA is a member of the ConnectHome Nation initiative to help close the public housing digital divide in Summit County, Ohio.

      https://www.akronhousing.org

      PCs for People

      PCs for People refurbishes desktop and laptop computers for distribution to eligible recipients. In addition to computers, PCs for People offers high speed 4G LTE internet service for as low as $10 per month.

      https://www.pcsrefurbished.com/internet/AMHA

      Akron Public Schools

      Akron Public Schools (APS) enrolls more than 21,000 students and employs 3,000 teaching and non-teaching professionals in Northeastern Ohio. The district, one of the state's largest and most diverse, covers 62 square miles in a city of 195,000.

      https://akronschools.com

      Summit County

      The County of Summit, Ohio.

      https://co.summitoh.net​

    • Broadband Providers

      Low-Cost, High Speed Internet

      PCs For People

      Mobile HotSpot: Unlimited, High-speed Internet at an affordable price

      PCs for People offers high speed 4G LTE internet service for as low as $10 per month.

       

      Learn more at: https://www.pcsrefurbished.com/internet/AMHA

       

      Spectrum Cable

      Spectrum Internet Assist: High-speed Internet at an affordable price

      Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program, qualified households* can receive:

      • High-speed 30 Mbps Internet with no data caps
      • Internet modem included
      • No contracts required
      • Add in-home WiFi for $5 more per month

      To qualify for Spectrum Internet Assist, a member of the household must be a recipient of one of the following programs:

      • The National School Lunch Program (NSLP); free or reduced cost lunch
      • The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the NSLP
      • Supplemental Security Income ( ≥ age 65 only)
    • Devices

      Affordable computers and devices

      PCs for People

      Affordable Desktops and Laptops

      PCs for People refurbishes desktop and laptop computers for distribution to eligible recipients.

       

      Learn more at: https://www.pcsrefurbished.com/internet/AMHA