Following are links to free, low cost and upgraded internet access.
Comcast is offering low-cost internet service. New customers will receive two months of free service. Click here for more details. In addition to the internet service, Comcast is offering laptops for $150 to Internet Essential customers.
In response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19), Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all customers. This speed increase will happen automatically, no action is required by customers.
Comcast will not suspend service or charge late fees for people or small companies affected by the virus who can’t pay their bills.
AT&T will keep public Wi-Fi hotspots open for any American who needs them.
AT&T will not terminate the service of any wireless, home phone, or broadband residential or small business customer because of their inability to pay their bill due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, AT&T will waive any late payment fees.
Verizon will now offer individuals who qualify low-cost internet access through their Lifeline program Learn more here.
Overage charges and late fees will be waived to support customers who may be financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis, In addition, Verizon is offering two months of waived internet and voice service charges for current Lifeline customers, and a new affordable internet option for low-income households.
Verizon will add 15GB of high speed data for wireless consumer and small business customers to be automatically applied with no customer action necessary.
All current T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers as of March 13, 2020, who have legacy plans without unlimited high-speed data will receive unlimited smartphone data for the 60 days (excluding roaming).
T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers on smartphone plans will be provided with hotspot data and an additional 20GB of a smartphone mobile hotspot (10GB per bill cycle for the next 60 days) for each voice line. (T-Mobile Connect excluded).
Lifeline partners will provide customers extra free data up to 5GB of data per month through May 13, 2020.
In addition, T-Mobile:
Will increase the data allowance for free to schools and students using its EmpowerED digital learning programs to ensure each participant has access to at least 20GB of data per month through May 13, 2020.
Will offer free international calling for ALL current T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile customers to landline (and in many cases mobile) numbers in many severely impacted countries. Visit the Customer FAQs page.
Supports the FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge, which will ensure residential and small business customers affected by the pandemic do not lose service.
For the next 60 days, Sprint will support residential and small business customers by:
Not terminating service if they are unable to pay their Sprint bill because of the coronavirus, and
Waiving late fees incurred because of economic circumstances related to the pandemic
Customers with metered data plans will receive unlimited data per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost, and Spring will provide customers with an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot data per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost.
Per-minute calling rates for international long distance calls to countries identified by the Center for Disease Control as Level 3 are waived through May 31, 2020. Customers are still responsible for any monthly charges for add-on international long-distance calling plans.
For more information, please visit Sprint.com.