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Corporate Resources for Online Access During COVID-19

As of March 18, 2020

 

The following is a list of just some of the corporations and service providers who are offering special discounts on support for higher education institutions transitioning to remote work and online learning during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

 

Offer type Company Info Offer
Discounted internet access AT&T Unlimited home Internet and 50% off for business customers with an AT&T World Connect Advantage package
Discounted internet access Cox Cox is offering the following over the next 60 days, through May 15:
  1. A $19.99 offer for new Starter internet customers with a temporary boost up to 50 Mbps download speeds, no annual contract or qualifications to help low income and those impacted from Coronavirus challenges, like seniors and college students.
  2. Eliminating data usage overages beginning today to meet the higher bandwidth demands. Customers with a 500 GB or Unlimited data usage add-on plan will receive credits.
 
Discounts and increased capabilities for internet Sprint Waiving all activation and upgrade fees, free next day shipping, T-Mobile partners with multiple spectrum holders to light up additional 600 MHz spectrum for the next 60 days, expanding network capacity

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Sprint customers to get expanded roaming access to the T-Mobile network. Unlimited data for metered plans, and free hotpot.

Free internet access Comcast Free Xfiniti WiFi hotpots, unlimited data for 60 days, no disconnects for late fees, free internet essentials, free educational collections
Free internet access Altice USA Altice Advantage 30 Mbps broadband solution for free for 60 days to any new customer household within the service area for households with K-12 and/or college students who may be displaced due to school closures and who do not currently have home internet access.
Free internet access Charter/Spectrum Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wifi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

Charter will continue to offer Spectrum Internet Assist, high speed broadband program to eligible low-income households delivering speeds of 30 Mbps.

Charter will open its Wi-Fi hotspots across our footprint for public use.

Increased capabilities T-Mobile follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.