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How to Get Free Internet During the Coronavirus Outbreak

If you have a student in your household, you may be able to get free internet services for up to 60 days during the coronavirus outbreak. Providers are offering special deals to families with students.

How to Get 60 Days of Spectrum Internet Free

Spectrum has announced that households with students can receive up to 60 days of free high-speed internet services during the outbreak. The deal starts Monday, March 16.

In order to be eligible, you must have a student in K-12 or college in your household. Unfortunately, you are not eligible if you already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level.

You will need to call Spectrum at (844) 488-8395 to enroll. There are no installation fees for this service. Regular pricing will take effect at the end of 60 days if you do not cancel or change the service.

If you are an eligible low income customer, you may be eligible for Spectrum Internet Assist.

Spectrum has also agreed to open its Wi-Fi hotspots for public use during the outbreak.

How to Get Comcast Free for 60 Days

Comcast is offering two months of free internet services to low income households who are eligible for Comcast Internet Essentials. This program provides discounted internet for low income families.

The speed of Comcast Internet Essentials is also being increased from 15 Mbps to 25 Mbps for new and current customers.

AT&T is waiving data overages.

During the outbreak, AT&T is waiving data overage fees for all customers. They also provide low-cost internet services for $10 per month to qualifying low income families.

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