The Best Way to Help Students at Home Get Access to FREE or Discounted Technology/Internet/WiFi

published 2 weeks ago by Dr. Frederick B. Covington

There are many students without internet access.  Take note of these means to help them obtain access.  There are companies trying to assist those without.  Here are several limited-time service offers that are currently available to households with K-12 and college students who are impacted by the coronavirus pandemic:   Charter Spectrum is offering 60 days of free broadband access. Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. Comcast, which owns Xfinity, will also make it easier for low-income families who live in a Comcast service area to sign up by offering new customers 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95 per month. AT&T will keep public WiFi hotspots open for anyone who needs them. The company is also waiving all wireless data overage fees and will not cancel service for non-payment over the next 60 days. Verizon Wireless has announced they will not cancel service for non-payment over the next 60 days.   Please take advantage of the helpful deals that are available to you.

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