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Free and Low Cost Internet

Explore the free and low cost internet options for those affected by the COVID-19 closures, financial concerns, and geographic challenges.

 

Internet Service Providers

AT&T

AT&T announced it would lift its broadband data cap overage fees temporarily. Additionally, through Access from AT&T they will continue to offer internet data to qualifying limited income households for $10 a month.

AT&T lifts home broadband data caps for coronavirus

Comcast

Comcast increased the speeds of its Internet Essentials plan aimed at low-income earners as of March 16. This involves offering 60 days of free service, after which people will be charged $9.95 per month, and increasing speeds on this plan from 15/2Mbps to 25/3Mbps.

Carriers suspend internet data caps during coronavirus

Spectrum

Spectrum – Charter, the company that provides Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi, is offering free services to households with children in school or college students who don’t have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps.

Starting March 16, this will be available for 60 days. To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived.

Along with this, Charter will open its Wi-Fi hotspots for public use. Find all the free Spectrum Hotspots near you.

Verizon

Verizon– will waive late fees for the next 60 days

Carriers suspend internet data caps during coronavirus

Other carriers

Carriers suspend internet data caps during coronavirus

Other free internet access – website of free Net access service providers, as well as sites that can help you find free WiFi Internet access hotspots near you. 

Free Internet Access

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