Free/Low-Cost Internet (3/12/2020)
On March 12, 2020, the FCC's Keep Americans Connected Pledge called on broadband providers to not terminate service due to inability to pay bills, waive late fees, and open Wi-Fi hotspots.
For more information, please visit the FCC website .
The following providers have taken the pledge:
- AT&T: offering open hotspots to the public, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month internet access to low-income families
- Charter: offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps
- Comcast: offering free internet service for 60 days to low-income families, and all Xfinity hotspots are free to the public during this time
- EveryoneOn : offering affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings
- Sprint: providing unlimited data to existing customers for 60 days, starting March 19 or earlier
- T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile: providing unlimited data to existing customers and an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot and tethering service for 60 days starting March 13