Low Cost Home Internet
Low Cost Home Internet
Laurie Hall
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Low-Cost Home Internet:  Several companies have low-cost, home-based Internet for low-income households. 

               • Comcast/Xfinity – Comcast will offer new residential, low-income customers its $9.95-per-month Internet Essentials program free for 60 days. The company is also boosting the internet service speeds in this program from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps, which qualifies the service as high-speed broadband under FCC guidelines.  Comcast will also suspend data caps for 60 days.  https://internetessentials.com/

               • Zito Media - Zito Media will provide its 20 Mbps Internet Service free of charge for two months to low income residents. 

               • AT&T – AT&T’s Access program provides $10/month home-based Internet to limited income households.  Also offering two months of free service to new Access customers who order by April 30, 2020 ($10/mo thereafter) and waiving all home internet data overage fees.   https://digitalyou.att.com/low-cost-internet/

               • Charter Spectrum (formerly Time Warner Cable) - Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. 

               • CenturyLink:   CenturyLink is suspending data usage limits for consumer customers during this time period due to COVID-19.