The ABC for Students program helped households throughout Alabama access broadband internet for the 2020-2021 school year.


Our Goal: Broadband for Every K-12 Student

Over 200,000 Alabama students were connected to broadband service through the ABC for Students Program.

The program has now ended and the support has been discontinued. Please see below to get information about how to get further support with your broadband needs.

Here’s the latest information

  • Transfer to EBB
    ABC for Students provided a voucher for internet service through June 30, 2021. On that day, support for internet service through the ABC for Student Program automatically discontinued.  However, all ABC for Students participants are eligible for the new national Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. The EBB provides a temporary discount ofContinue reading “Transfer to EBB”

To Improve Internet Service in Alabama, Take the SpeedSurvey Test

How fast is your internet service?  Please take a few minutes to find out—and also help the State of Alabama improve internet service across the state—by clicking here and following a few simple steps.

The data from this effort will help document gaps in internet service and help the State close those gaps.

Right now, many homes and businesses are likely receiving far less than current federal definition of broadband internet access: 25 megabits per second (Mbps) download (receiving information over the internet) and 3 Mbps upload (sending out information).

But detailed data is needed to help solve this problem. To work toward giving all Alabamians access to 21st century broadband infrastructure, the State needs to understand exactly what’s available now—and that’s where you come in.

Once you visit the website, enter your address and follow the simple instructions. 



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