Connectivity Resources

 

Internet For All Now:

The California Emerging Technology Fund has provided this link to affordable offers as well as a number to call (1-844-841-INFO (4636)) someone who can assist parents: http://www.internetforallnow.org/get_affordable_internet_today

 

 

 

Specific offers by various providers throughout the state.

 

Provider Details Contact

Comcast/Xfinity

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COVID-19 Response: New customers who sign-up for Internet Essentials will receive 60 days of free internet service, increase speeds from 15/2 to 25/3, 40 hours of Xfinity Wifi hotspots per month and open on an unlimited basis. 

  • Internet Essentials Free to New Customers
  • Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone
  • Pausing Our Data Plan
  • No Disconnects or Late Fees 

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AT&T

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COVID-19 Response: No termination regardless of ability to pay, waive late payment fees due to inability to pay, and keep public WiFi hotspots open for those who need them. 

  • Up to $10 per month (plus taxes)
  • 10 Mbps
  • No term commitment
  • No deposit
  • No installation fee
  • In-home Wi-Fi modem included

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Cox

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COVID-19 Response: New customers will receive their first 60 days of service free. Offer available through 5/15/20. Remote customer service support at no charge between now and 5/15/20.

  • $9.95 per month (plus taxes)
  • 50 Mbps through 5/31
  • No term commitment
  • No deposit
  • No installation fee
  • In-home WiFi modem include

Starter Plan: 

  • 1 month free, $19.95 per month (plus taxes)

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Spectrum/Charter

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COVID-19 Response: Charter Communications, Spectrum's parent company, announced Friday that beginning March 16, it will make its services available for free for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who don't already have internet through the company .

  •  Free Internet modem
  •  High-speed Internet at 30 Mbps
  •  No data caps
  •  No contracts
  •  Optional in-home WiFi service at $5/mo

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Sprint

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COVID-19 Response:

Sprint announced on Friday the following general response. For the next 60 days:

  • No disconnects or late fees

Starting on Tuesday, March 17:

  • Complimentary international calling rates from the U.S. to countries defined by the CDC as Level 3.

By Thursday, March 19:

  • Metered data plans receive unlimited data for 60 days 
  • Additional 20GB of mobile hotspot data per month for 60 days

Beginning March 18 - 26:

  • Mobile hotspot-capable handsets who don't have mobile hotspot today will receive 20GB per month for 60 days

For 1Million Project Foundation participants only:

  • Data allotment per student increased to 20GB each month from now through June 30, 2020
  • Acceleration of receipt of more than 100,000 new devices intended for use next school year

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T-Mobile

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COVID-19 Response:  for the next 60 days

  • ALL current customers will have unlimited smartphone data (excluding roaming).
  • An additional 20GB of mobile hotspot / tethering service 
  • extra free data up to 5GB of data per month 
  • Increasing the data allowance for free to schools and students using our EmpowerED digital learning programs to ensure each participant has access to at least 20GB of data per month 

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Carriers that market Paid/low cost wireless hot spots

 

Provider Details Website
Mobile Citizen

Plans starting at $10/month

https://mobilecitizen.org/

Human-I-T

Low-cost Internet and devices

https://www.human-i-t.org/

Kajeet

Offers 4-month plans

https://www.kajeet.net/

 


 
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