Here are some free and low-cost internet options for families.
Comcast is offering its Internet Essentials program free to new, qualified customers for 60 days. All new customers will receive a free self-install kit that includes a cable modem and WiFi router. There is no term contract. To sign up, applicants can visit the Internet Essentials website, which includes the option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language. Or call 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.
Xfinity has opened up hot spots to the public for free. WiFi hotspots in out-of-home locations are available for free to anyone who needs them, including non-Xfinity Internet customers, to keep our communities connected with their friends and family. Learn more on the Xfinity website or read through this guide on how to connect to an Xfinity Wifi Hotspot.
CenturyLink offers a low-cost internet option for qualifying low-income customers. Learn more about the program, including qualifications on the CenturyLink website.