Internet provider offerings in response to COVID-19

Internet access is required in order to engage in online learning, and some students may have difficulty affording access after leaving campus. To assist with this, many internet service providers (ISPs) have agreed to provide emergency options for helping people get connected during the COVID-19 outbreak.

ISP assistance offerings

FCC agreement (the Keep Americans Connected Pledge) States that providers listed will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open public hot-spots.
Comcast (Xfinity) Comcast has agreed to offer free WiFi for 2 months to low income families. They will also make all Xfinity hot-spots free to the public during this time.
Charter Communications (free internet) Charter Communications is offering free internet access for 2 months.
AT&T Offering open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families.
Verizon Verizon is making no special offers, but has agreed to follow the FCC agreement.
Sprint Following the FCC agreement, Spring is providing unlimited data to existing customers, and starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
T-Mobile Following FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and soon will also allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
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Article ID: 101442
Created
Mon 3/16/20 11:00 AM
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Mon 5/25/20 1:40 PM