FARMERS TELEPHONE FREE INTERNET PROGRAM:
FTC is offering 60 days of free internet service and free installation to homes that have children in need of internet to continue their learning online while school is out during the coronavirus pandemic.
To be eligible, homes must be the primary home of a student in kindergarten through high school, technical school, college or graduate school; a new customer that has not been an internet customer with FTC for the past 90 days; and a primary home located in FTC’s service area.
Orders can be taken over the phone at 888-218-5050, and the internet service provider, which is headquartered in Kingstree and serves Sumter, Lee, Clarendon, Williamsburg and lower Florence counties, is waiving the normal security deposit process. The service does not have data caps or hidden fees,and will be available at least through March 31, 2020.