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Internet Services for Students

Here is a listing of offers from network providers for students as a response to COVID-19

CableOne/Sparklight low cost internet to assist families in need during covid-19

Cox Communications “Connect2Compete” $9.95 Student Home Internet.

Comcast COVIS-19 response Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.

Charter Communications free internet offer for 2 months (Spectrum Broadband) for households with a K-12 or college student.

AT&T $10/month plans for low income families and unlimited data for existing customers, also the website lists a new grant fund for schools to apply for to help with their online learning resources.

Sprint and T-Mobile are allowing handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge

Suddenlink/Altice Advantage free internet for 60 days for households with a K-12 or college student. Families can call 1-800-251-7313 and talk to a representative to find out if they are able to receive service.

Cisco has some free offers to support customers with free Webex licenses, Umbrella, Duo security, and AnyConnect free license offers.

Zoom.us has long offered free accounts. The linked site has resources for working remotely, using Zoom for online learning, and hosting virtual events.

Microsoft is offering a “freemium” version of Teams for 6 months.