Internet Offers

Last Updated: 8/13/2020 5:21 PM

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

 

 

Provider

Details

Contact

Comcast/Xfinity

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 
http://www.comcastcorporation.com/COVID-19/
AT&T

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
https://accessatt.solixcs.com/#/home
Cox

COVID-19 Response:

New customers will receive their first month of service free. Offer available through 5/12/20. Remote customer service support at no charge between now and 5/12/20.

  • $9.95 per month (plus taxes)
  • 10 Mbps
  • No term commitment
  • No deposit
  • No installation fee
  • In-home Wi-Fi modem included
https://www.cox.com/residential/internet/connect2compete.html
Spectrum/Charter

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
https://www.spectrum.com/browse/content/spectrum-internet-assist
Sprint

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

Coming soon:

  • 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
https://newsroom.sprint.com/covid-19-updates-sprint-responds.htm
T-Mobile

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 
https://www.t-mobile.com/news/t-mobile-update-on-covid-19-response
Sonic Serving mainly Bay Area and Sonoma Counties https://www.sonic.com/cov19
     
     

 

 

Carriers that market Paid/low cost wireless hot spots:

 

Providers

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/

 

 


 

Other Offers:

  • Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Eligible customers will get up to $9.25 toward their bill. You can only use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both. To get Lifeline, find a company near you.