T-Mobile looks to close digital divide, offers free internet access through school districts


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HONOLULU (KHON2) — T-Mobile launched a project that aims to bring free internet to millions of student households nationwide.

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The company announced that it’s partnering with school districts across the country to provide this service.

Project 10Million gives eligible households 100GB of data per year and a FREE mobile hotspot for 5 years.

Participating school districts have the option to apply the value of the free program, up to $500/year per student, towards additional data plans based on student needs.

For more information about Project 10Million, or to sign up a school district for the program, go to t-mobile.com/p10m.

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