March 30, 2020 0 Categories Press Releases

Astrea School Assistance Program Extended


Astrea Connection Assistance application date extended to April 10th. Program offering 60 days of free high-speed internet for eligible K-12 and college student households.


Iron Mountain, MI  Due to an overwhelming response, and identified need in Astrea communities, Astrea has announced that they are extending the application date for the Astrea Connection Assistance program to Friday, April 10th. 


The Astrea Connection Assistance program offers free high-speed cable internet broadband access for new K-12 & college student income eligible households for 60 days.  The sign-up period for this program has been extended to April 10th.  Eligibility requirements for the program include the following: 


  • The household does not currently have an internet connection. Cell phones excluded. 
  • Your child or children are currently enrolled in K-12 or higher education establishments (college, university, etc.). For K-12 students, you must meet the K-12 free or reduced lunch program requirements. For college aged students, you must be currently receiving Federal Student Aid Pell Grants. 
  • To receive service the home must be located within Astrea’s cable service area with the ability to connect to the home without construction related needs. 


For a complete explanation of program details, eligibility requirements and to access the application, families are encouraged to visit go.astreaconnect.com/en/covid-19_assistance or call 800-236-8434 for assistance. 


For those that do not qualify for the assistance programming, Astrea is offering programming that waives upgrade and installation fees until May 29th. To take part in this programming, visit astreaconnect.com and submit a new service request or call 800-236-8434 to speak with a Product Solution Advisor. 



Astrea helps connect over 60 small communities, throughout Wisconsin & the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to family, healthcare, work, education and entertainment while maintaining the lifestyle they love by providing high-speed internet along with TV and Phone services  Astrea has built an extensive infrastructure that offers most communities unprecedented rural internet speed offerings ranging from 50mbps up to 1Gig.   Founded in 2007, Astrea is headquartered in Iron Mountain, MI with store locations in Crivitz, WI, Oconto Falls, WI and Sault Ste. Marie, MI.   To learn more or find services near you, visit astreaconnect.com.