Connectivity Resources

 
Overview of our Connectivity Resources

The San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) has compiled the following catalog of Internet service providers and their offerings for students and families in need of broadband access for distance learning. SDCOE has negotiating special contracts with many of these providers to reduce costs and streamline the sign-up and installation process. Please note that the intended audience for this webpage are school district and charter school administrators who seek to meet the connectivity needs of students who are currently not connected, or are under-connected, here in San Diego county.

 

 

Units Deployed

 

Families Registered For Cable Connections
(Approx.)

 

Wi-Fi Hotspots Delivered

 

Wi-Fi Hotspots Requested

Cable Connections

Best for Families and Students who:

Families who are in the service areas for COX or Spectrum (see service maps) and who are not planning to move residences in the next 12 months.

Provider Details

Connect2Compete

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To qualify for the Cox Connect2Compete affordable internet program, the household must have at least one K-12 student and participate in a government assistance program. Applicants may need to provide documentation eligibility. Your school district or charter school can provide the proof of eligibility.  

Monthly Recurring Charge
  • First two months free, $9.95/month thereafter
Bandwidth
  • 25 Mpbs / 3 Mbps

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Spectrum Internet Assist

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To qualify for the Spectrum Internet Assist affordable internet program, the household must have at least one K-12 student and participate in a government assistance program. Applicants will need to provide documentation eligibility. Your school district or charter school can provide the proof of eligibility. 

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SDCOE/Spectrum
Stay Connected K-12

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Monthly Recurring Charge
  • $29.99 / month
  • WiFi Router = Included
Bandwidth
  • 50 Mpbs / 5 Mbps
Data Caps, Usage, Throttling
  • Unlimited Usage
  • NO Data Plan
  • NO Metered usage
  • NO bandwidth throttling
  • Unlimited Usage
  • Unlimited Usage
Installation
  • No Fee
  • Self Install Kit

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Cellular Connections

 
Best for Families and Students who:

Families without cable service, in areas with strong cellular service or who may be planning to move residences in the next 12 months.

 

Provider Details

SDCOE/Verizon MiFi

Verizon Map Coverage

Monthly Recurring Charge (Broadband)
  • $10.00/month
  • $63.20 One-time MiFi Device Charge
Bandwidth
  • Speeds vary by location (4G LTE)
Data Caps, Usage, Throttling
  • Unlimited Usage
  • NO Data Plan
  • NO Metered usage
  • NO bandwidth throttling
  • Unlimited Usage
  • Unlimited Usage
Content Filtering
  • With the Verizon hotspot solution, all web traffic sent to the SDCOE datacenter through a VPN private tunnel, where CIPA compliant web filtering and malware protections are in place.

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Other Carrier Maps

 

Satellite Connections

Best for Families and Students who:

Families in rural areas of San Diego County without reliable cable, DSL or cellular service and who are not planning to move residences in the next 12 months.

Provider Details Contact

ViaSat

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Currently in negotiation with the vendor.

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SpaceX Starlink

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Technical set up underway. Commercial services available November 2020.

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