Several telecommunications companies have announced that they are offering some customers free internet access in order to allow more people to work from home and stay in touch with quarantined loved ones.
Comcast is offering two months of free internet access to households who qualify for its "Internet Essentials" program and is increasing the speeds provided through the service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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. The website also includes the option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language. There are also two dedicated phone numbers: 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.
Charter-Spectrum announced it would offer free access to broadband and WiFi services to households with students who do not already have the services.
The company says free broadband and WiFi access will be available for 60 days to households with students from kindergarten to college who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps.
To enroll in the service you can call 1-844-488-8395. The company says it will waive installation fees for student households.