TELUS has recently announced they are expanding their support for low income families amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, by automatically waiving the fees for their ‘Internet for Good’ program for two months.
Customers enrolled in the program will receive access to the provider’s home internet services – at no cost for 60 days.
The Internet for Good program is available to families who receive the maximum Canada Child Benefit, and usually offers low cost monthly Internet service at $9.95 per month as well as access to a low cost computer and free digital literacy training – but now will be offering their service for free.
According to TELUS, more than 200,000 Canadian families are currently a part of the program, which was introduced in 2016 as a part of the federal government’s Connecting Families initiative.
“Reflecting TELUS’ longstanding commitment to leveraging our technology, in combination with our culture of giving, to bridge social and economic digital divides, our team is working diligently – with their hearts and their hands – to keep our communities and customers connected throughout this unprecedented time in history,” said Darren Entwistle, President and CEO of TELUS.
“By increasing our support for low-income Canadians through our Internet for Good program, we are helping families prioritize their well-being during this pandemic.”
For information on how to apply for TELUS Internet for Good, you can visit the TELUS website.