Maine Connect the Kids
2020 Free Broadband Program for Remote Learning
The Maine Department of Education (DOE) has received emergency federal funding because of the pandemic to provide high-speed internet connections to student (K-12 and College) and teacher households that do not currently have Internet access at 25/3 Mbps.
LIMITED TIME OFFER Free Broadband is Available for Eligible Student and Teacher Households in selected areas in the following communities:
Atkinson, Augusta, Belfast, Belmont, Bradford, Buckfield, Byron, Caribou, Charleston, Chelsea, Chester, Dexter, East Machias, Exeter, Fayette, Garland, Hartford, Hebron, Jay, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lincolnville, Lyman, Marshfield, Mattamiscontis, Mattawamkeag, Mexico, Minot, Monroe, Montville, Morrill, Northport, Norway, Orrington, Oxford, Paris, Pittston, Rumford, Sangerville, Searsmont, Shapleigh, Somerville, South Paris, Sumner, Swanville, Union, Waldo, Waldoboro, Warren, Washington, West Paris, Whitefield, Windsor, Woodland, Woodville
Redzone has been authorized by the DOE to construct and install internet connections in these communities at no charge.
How to Qualify for the Free Internet Program:
- Service location is home to a K-12, or enrolled college student
- Address is within an Eligible Community
- No recent Redzone Wireless Broadband service at location
- Completed application received by December 1
- Installation of Redzone Broadband receiver is authorized
Redzone will require a 6 month contract - Qualified Applicants will receive the following benefits:
- Free Installation & Activation of Broadband Service
- Unlimited Data
- Free WiFi Router
- Free Broadband Receiver
- Free Broadband Service for 3 Months
- Customer will pay $25/mo for the second 3 months
At the end of the 6 month term you can -
- Discontinue Service
- Continue Service at $39/mo on a month to month basis
The program deadline is December 1. Please apply as soon as possible.