Low Cost Internet Options
Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have set up a form of quick relief to the many students faced with the abrupt transition of having to learn at home. Many ISPs are committed to assisting students in efforts to follow CDC guidelines which require social distancing and remote productivity.
- Access from AT&T has been expanded to include households participating in the National School Lunch Program and Head Start. AT&T is also offering new Access customers two months free.
- Cox is offering an internet set up of up to 15 Mbps to new Cox customers who are college students and qualify for public assistance programs.
- Optimum: New customers with K-12 or college students in the household can get no-cost, in-home internet for up to two months (internet up to 30 Mbps).
- Comcast Xfinity is offering an Internet Essentials package with speeds up to 25 Mbps with the first two months free to new Xfinity customers who are eligible for public assistance programs.