Low-Cost Internet Options

Low-Cost Internet Options
Posted on 03/30/2020
Low-Cost Internet OptionsPlease see below for a list of low-cost internet providers for students and families who do not have internet. 

Cox Communications Response: Cox Communications has extended their Connect2Compete package until July 15, 2020. They also offer a range of services and packages (for ex, free access to over 650,000 Wi-Fi hot spots; residential customers in the company’s Starter, StraightUp Internet and Connect2Compete packages will be automatically upgraded to speeds of 50 Mbps). Visit www.cox.com/residential/internet/learn/cox-hotspots. Click here for a map of active Wi-Fi spots.

Comcast COVID-19 Response: Comcast offers free Wi-Fi for two months to low-income families plus all Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time. Visit corporate.comcast.com/covid-19.

Charter Free Internet: Visit corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more

AT&T COVID-19 Response: AT&T offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low-income families. Visit https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html

Verizon COVID-19 Response: There are no special offers, but Verizon is following the FCC agreement. Visit www.verizon.com/about/news/our-response-coronavirus.

Sprint COVID-19 Response: Sprint is following the FCC agreement and will provide unlimited data to existing customers. Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Sprint will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge. Visit newsroom.sprint.com/covid-19-updates-sprint-responds.

T-Mobile COVID-19 Response: T-Mobile is following the FCC agreement and providing unlimited data to existing customers. It will soon allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge. Visit www.t-mobile.com/news/t-mobile-update-on-covid-19-response.

City of Phoenix: The City of Phoenix has completed expanding its Wi-Fi coverage outside of nearly 50 libraries, community, senior, and recreation centers to ensure all students have internet access. Providing approximately 1.18 square miles (32,941,068 square feet) of exterior Wi-Fi coverage, residents can now sit in parking lots and public areas outside of participating facilities to connect their devices daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, please go to: phoenix.gov/its/wireless-network