On the one-year anniversary of the Big Apple Connect program, coordinators say it’s grown to connect about 150,000 households in public housing to internet providers.
Just last month, Mayor Eric Adams announced that Big Apple Connect was expanding to 17 new sites, including the Kingsborough Houses in Brooklyn and the Morrisania Air Rights Senior Houses in The Bronx.
Residents can benefit from monthly savings on 300 Mbps internet connectivity + basic cable TV. Additionally, NYCHA residents are able to use their credit for the federal Affordable Connectivity Program—$30 per month on either internet or cell phone service—toward their cell phone, further extending cost-savings they can use on groceries and other bills.
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