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Updated: Where to Get Free WiFi for Students During COVID-19

Refer your college students to these services to help them keep up with school work.

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(Updated June 10, 2020; originally published April 30, 2020) The latest reporting by the Federal Communications Commission found that the number of people lacking a connection of at least 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload was 21.3 million in the United States at the end of 2017. Some 4.3 million were in rural America or tribal lands. That translates to an untold number of college and university students living in homes without a broadband connection.

To help your institution reach students who may lack broadband connectivity, here's a list of wireless networking options they may be able to take advantage of. We've listed those that are available in more than just a handful of states first.

We developed the compilation by starting with a list of telecommunications companies that have signed the Federal Communications Commission's "Keep Americans Connected" pledge. Editors culled through the list specifically seeking information online about those companies that provided free service to students in their coverage areas and/or free public WiFi hotspots that students could access for some portion of each day while sitting in their cars or otherwise being physically isolated from others in the vicinity.

We will continue updating this list as information becomes available. If you know of other services not included on the list, please send details with a link to [email protected].

Large Companies

Atlantic Broadband (CT, MD, ME, NH, PA, SC, VA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://atlanticbb.com/my-services/my-account/wifi-hotspots

C Spire (national coverage): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.cspire.com/cms/wireless/cspire-cares-covid-19-relief/

Cable One (AL, AR, AZ, IA, ID, KS, MO, MS, NE, ND, NM, OK, TN, TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://one2one.sparklight.com/sparklight-extends-unlimited-data-on-internet-plans-through-may-12-2020/

Charter Communications/Spectrum (41 states): Offering free broadband and WiFi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more

Comcast (national coverage)
Offering broadband service for free for 60 days to new Internet Essentials customers. https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19

Google Fiber (AL, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, MO, NC, TN, TX, WA, UT): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://support.google.com/fiber/answer/9788639

Vyve Broadband (national coverage): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.vyvebroadband.com/free-wifi

Smaller, Local Resources

24-7 & West Wisconsin Telcom (WI): Free broadband and WiFi access for 60 days to new customers with K-12, college students or anyone who needs a broadband connection to work remotely. https://wwt.net/index.php/keeping_you_connected/

Advanced Communications Technology / Range (MT, WY): Free installation and internet service to K-12 and college students through June 12, 2020. http://www.rangeweb.net/covid-19-update/

ALLO Communications (CO, NE): Offering free 50 Mbps upload and download speed to homes without internet service for 60 days. https://www.allocommunications.com/blog/be-prepared-with-allo/

AlticeUSA (CT, NJ, NY): Offering broadband free until the end of the 2019-2020 school year to any new household in the service area with K-12 and/or college students lacking home internet access. https://www.alticeadvantageinternet.com/

Amery Telecom / Northwest Communications (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nwcomm.net/, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Northwest-Communications-152674734757386/posts/

Amplex (OH): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.amplex.net/

Arvig (MN): Offering an education assistance program with free internet service for new customers with students in K-12 or college to the end of the current school year. https://www.arvigbusiness.com/news/arvig-announces-education-assistance-program-in-response-to-covid-19-pandemic/

ATMC (NC): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://atlanticbb.com/keeping-customers-safe-and-connected-covid-19

BARC Connects (VA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.barcconnects.net/announcements/internet-accessibility-through-wireless-hotspots

BBT (TX): Offering two months of free broadband to new customers. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.bigbend.com/news/

BEK Communications (ND): Offering broadband service for free for four months to new customers with telehealth, education, and work-from-home needs. https://cdn.bek.coop/bek-communications-bek-cares-initiative-3.24.2020.pdf

Ben Lomand Connect (TN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://benlomandconnect.com/covid-19-health-safety-response/

BEVCOMM (MN, WI, IA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.bevcomm.net/site/index.php

Blackfoot Communications (MT, ID): For new residential customers, offering one month of free service (voice, data or combo). https://www.blackfoot.com/news/our-continued-support-of-the-communities-we-serve/

Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative (TN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://bledsoe.net/

Bloomer Telephone Company (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://bloomer.net/stronger-together-covid-19-update/

Bloomingdale Communications (MI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://bloomingdalecom.com/covid-19-navigating-these-uncharted-waters/

Brandenburg Telecom (KY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://home.bbtel.com/internetservice.php#Hotspots

Brazos Communications (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.brazosnet.com/covid-19-response/

Bulloch Telephone Cooperative (GA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.bulloch.net/

Burlington Telecom (VT): During school closures, providing free 25Mbps internet access, WiFi device and installation to student families. https://www.burlingtontelecom.com/special-remote-learning-program/

Callabyte Technology (MO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.callabyte.com/

Cal-Ore Telephone Co. (CA, OR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://comm.cot.net/covid-19/

Cambridge Telephone Co. (ID): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://ctcweb.net/Blog/ArticleID/58/COVID-19

Cellcom (MI, WI): Partnering with Nsight Telservices to provide two free months of internet services to school-age children and college students. https://www.cellcom.com/covid-19.html

Central Arkansas Telephone Cooperative (AR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.catc.net/

Central Texas Telecommunications (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://centex.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/COVID19-website-notice.pdf

Cincinnati Bell (IN, KY, OH): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.cincinnatibell.com/special-pages/coronavirus

Citizens Telephone Cooperative (VA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://citizens.coop/citizens-still-serving-community-while-office-is-closed-to-public/

City of Bardstown, Kentucky (KY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.cityofbardstown.org/news_detail_T6_R139.php

Coleman County Telephone Cooperative (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.cctelco.org/

COLTONTEL (OR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://web.colton.com/index.php/fcc-keep-americans-connected-pledge/

Community Wireless (IN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.cwgo.com/files/COVID.pdf

Co-Mo Connect (MO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.co-mo.net/#

Comporium (NC, SC): Offering 60 days of free broadband service to households with students that don't currently have broadband. https://www.comporium.com/covid-19/

Conifer Communications (CA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.conifercommunications.com/keep-americans-connected-pledge/

Copper Valley Telecom (AK): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.cvtc.org/news/keep-americans-connected/

Cordova Telephone Company (AK): Offering internet relief fo K-12 students and teachers. https://www.ctcak.net/

Cozad Telephone Company (NE): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.cozadtel.net/

CresComm Wifi (WA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://crescommwifi.com/

Cross Telephone Company (OK): Working with schools to provide internet service to eligible families. https://www.crosstel.net/

Cuba City Telephone Exchange Company (WI): Working with schools to provide internet service to eligible families. https://cubacitytel.com/covid-19-alert

DC Access (DC): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.dcaccess.net/

DirectLink (OR): Offering two months of free broadband service and WiFi to new subscribers with students in the home. https://www.directlink.coop/news?id=28647-1584405253

DTC Communications (TN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.dtccom.net/covid-19/

Dubois Telephone Exchange (CO, WY): Coordinating with school districts to identify students in need of internet service and providing free installation and service to K-12 and college students through June 12. https://www.dteworld.com/covid-19-update/

Ducor Telephone Company/Varcomm (CA): Offering free broadband access to new customers. Offering free and reduced broadband access to low-income individuals and/or families with children grades K-12 for the next 60 days. Providing free WiFi hotspots for students. https://varcomm.net/covid-19

Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association (CO): Offering first month of internet service free for new customers, with no contract and free install. https://www.esrta.com/

Eastex Telephone Cooperative (TX): Offering free broadband for two months to certain customers for distance learning. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.eastex.com/wp-content/uploads/Press-Release-040820.docm.pdf

Endeavor Communications (IN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://weendeavor.com/

Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation (IN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://etczone.com/q

EPB Chattanooga (GA, TN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://epb.com/covid19

Farmers Independent Telephone Company / Grantsburg Telecom (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.grantsburgtelcom.net/

Farmers Telecommunications Cooperative (AL): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://farmerstel.com/covid-19/#pledge

Fidelity Communications (AR, LA, MO, OK, TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.fidelitycommunications.com/

Five Area Telephone Cooperative (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.fivearea.com/

Garden Valley Technologies (MN): Offering free internet service for families with Pre-K–12 students who currently do not have internet service. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.gvtel.com/covid-19-update/

Gardonville Cooperative Telephone Association (MN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.gctel.com/covid-updates/

GCI (AK): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.gci.com/covid-19

Germantown Telephone (NY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://gtel.net/news/

Gila River Telecommunications (AZ): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.gilarivertel.com/content/covid-19-updates-grti

Golden West Telecommunications (SD): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.goldenwest.com/

Gorham Telephone Company, Inc. (KS): Free internet for students in the service area. https://gorhamtel.com/

GoSEMO Fiber (MO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://gosemo.com/coronavirus-update

Grantsburg Telecom (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.grantsburgtelcom.net/

Great Plains Communications (NE): Offering internet service for new customers at no charge for 60 days. https://www.gpcom.com/covid-19-notice/

Gunnison Telephone Company / LightBurst Broadband (UT): Providing free WiFi for students in the service area. https://www.lbbroadband.com/

GVTC Communications (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://promo.gvtc.com/gvtccovid19response

GWI (ME): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.gwi.net/

H & B Communications (KS): Offering free internet service for new customers for 60 days. https://www.hbcomm.net/2020/03/18/covid19-update/

Hancock Telephone Company (PA, NY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://hancocktelephone.com/covid-information/

Hargray Communications (GA, SC): Offering free Internet service for 60 days to households in its service area with K-12 or college students who do not already have internet service. https://www.hargray.com/freeinternet

Harmony Telephone Company (MN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://harmonytel.com/2015/wordpress/

Hemingford Cooperative Telephone Company / Mobius Communications (NE): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://bbc.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Revised-Notice-for-webpage-3-19-2020.pdf

Hiawatha Broadband (MN, WI): Providing 2 months of free broadband service to eligible low-income households. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.hbci.com/hbc-to-offer-free-broadband-internet-to-families-with-students-amid-coronavirus-closures/

Hill Country (TX): Providing free service to new and existing customers in need that are students or teachers through the remainder of the school year. https://www.hctc.net/covid-19-update/

Home Telecom (SC): Offering free internet with WiFi for new households with K-12 or college students during the national emergency. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.homesc.com/Blog/319157/Home-Telecom-Offers-Special-Internet-Programs-to-Support-Remote-Students-and-Workers-during-Coronavirus-Pandemic

Horry Telephone Cooperative (SC): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.htcinc.net/htc-coronavirus-readiness/wi-fi-hotspots-available/

IAMO Communications (IA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.iamotelephone.com/, https://www.facebook.com/IAMOinc/photos/a.10151881494332516/10159802402672516/?type=3&theater

IdeaTek Telcom (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://ideatek.com/covid19/

Interstate Telecommunications Cooperative (SD): Providing no-cost internet access to families with students. https://www.itc-web.com/, https://www.facebook.com/itccoop/photos/a.186742224594/10158540267714595/?type=3&theater

James Valley Telecommunications (SD): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://jamesvalley.com/coronavirus-covid-19-updates/

Jefferson Telecom (IA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.jeffersontelecom.com/wifi/

KanOkla Networks (KS, OK): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.kanokla.com/, https://www.facebook.com/KONetworks/photos/a.105550126307/10158031573851308/?type=3&theater

Kit Carson Internet (NM): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://kitcarson.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/KCI-Wi-Fi-Hot-Spots-COVID-19.pdf

KM Telecom (MN): Providing free internet access in households with students. http://www.kmtel.com/order-form/, https://www.facebook.com/kmtelecomwhippet/photos/a.1539565912994230/2663417467275730/?type=3&theater

KPU (AK): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.kputel.com/covid-19/

Lakeland Communications (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.lakeland.ws/

LCI Fiber Optic Network (ME): For customers who only have telephone, they will provide up to 10 Mbps internet for two months free. For non-customers, they will provide both telephone and internet (up to 10 Mbps) for two months free. https://lcifiber.net/

Lightburst Broadband (UT): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.lbbroadband.com/

Lincolnville Telephone (ME): For customers who only have telephone, they will provide up to 10 Mbps internet for two months free. For non-customers, they will provide both telephone and internet (up to 10 Mbps) for two months free. https://lcifiber.net/

Logan Telephone Coop (KY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.logantele.com/about/news.php?id=4

Madison Telephone Company (IL): For select households, "free Internet access for educational needs brought on by school closings due to the pandemic." http://gomadison.com/about-us/covid-19-response/local-community-contributions-support-content

Manti Telecommunications Company (UT): Free internet for students in need. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.manti.com/corona/

Matanuska Telephone Association (AR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.mtasolutions.com/covid-19/

Mediacom (NY): Providing complimentary access to all Mediacom Xtream WiFi Hotspots for 60 days. https://www.mediacomcable.com/

Michigan Broadband Services (MI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://michbbs.com/news/2020-march-17-covid-19-message-to-customers/

Midco (MN, ND, SD): Offering internet service at no cost through June 15, 2020, to qualifying low-income students and families without internet access. https://www.midco.com/

Middleburgh Telephone Company (NY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.midtel.com/

Minburn Communications (IA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://minburncomm.com/updated-march-16,-2020-minburn-communications-implements-new-operational-procedure.html

Missouri Valley Communications / Nemont Communications (ND): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nemont.com/announcements/press-releases/covid-19-statement/

Mobile Beacon (RI): Connect for Success donation program provides schools with up to 25 laptops and 4G LTE devices with free mobile LTE high-speed Internet service for 12 months. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.mobilebeacon.org/

Mobius Communications Company (NE): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://bbc.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Revised-Notice-for-webpage-3-19-2020.pdf

Monitor Telecom (OR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://web.monitorcoop.com/

Monroe Telephone Company (OR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. Also working with local schools to provide free WiFi to local students. https://monroetel.com/covid-19-response/

Mosaic Telecom (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.mosaictelecom.com/about/COVID-19-Updates/

Moundridge Telephone Company (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.moundridgecommunications.net/covid

Mount Horeb Telephone Company / MHTC (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://mhtc.net/2020/05/07/mhtc-is-offering-free-public-wi-fi/

MTC Communications (IL): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.mdtc.net/resources/hotspots/

MTE Communications (AZ, ID): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://mtecom.net/, https://www.facebook.com/newsbyalex/videos/vb.123082771195245/688488845238945/?type=2&theater

NATCO Communications (AR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.natconet.com/view-news?id=70

NCC (Northwest Communications Co-op) (ND): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://nccray.com/

Nelson Cable (VA): Increasing broadband speeds for customers that need it for distance learning, telecommuting, or telemedicine, and offering 50 Mbps broadband service for free through June 30 to new customers in need. https://www.nelsoncable.com/

Nemont Communications (MT): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nemont.com/announcements/press-releases/covid-19-statement/

NEMR Telecom (MO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nemr.net/

New Hope Telephone Cooperative (AL): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://nhtc.coop/

NewWave Communications (AR, IL, IN, LA, MI, MO, TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.newwavecom.com/news/newwave-communications-extends--covid-19-response-efforts-through-june-30

Nex-Tech (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nex-tech.com/

NNTC Wireless (CO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.nntc.bz/home

Nortex Communications (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nortex.com/coronavirus/

North Dakota Telephone Company (ND): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.gondtc.com/

Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company (NE): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://nntc.net/nntc-response-to-covid-19-coronavirus/

Northern Valley Communications (SD): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://nvc.net/

Northland Communications (AL, CA, GA, ID, NC, SC, TX, WA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.yournorthland.com/COVID19-updates/

Northwest Communications (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nwcomm.net/

Northwest Ohio Broadband (OH): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://nwohiobb.com/ https://www.facebook.com/nwohiobb/

Norvado (WI): Providing 3 months free internet service for new customers (6 month contract required). https://norvado.com/offers/

Nsight Telservices (MI, WI): Partnering with Cellcomm to provide two free months of internet services to school-age children and college students. http://www.nsighttel.com/covid-19/

Nucla-Naturita Telephone Company (CO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.nntc.bz/ https://www.facebook.com/nntcwireless/

Nunn Telephone (CO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nunntel.com/home, https://www.facebook.com/Nunn-Telephone-Company-1589434347828432/  

Nushagak Cooperative (AK): Providing free internet service for teachers and families with K-12 or college students who do not currently have internet access. https://www.nushtel.com/PDF/rates-032620.pdf

OEConnect (NY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.oeconnect.coop/

Otter Tail Telcom / Park Region Telelphone Co. (MN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.parkregion.com/about-us/news/

OzarksGo (AR, OK): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.ozarksgo.net/

Palmetto Rural Telephone Cooperative (SC): Offering households with a student at home free installation and free internet access for 60 or 90 days. However, does require a long-term service contract. https://www.prtc.us/, https://www.facebook.com/PalmettoRural/photos/a.307500573632/10158027907278633/?type=3&__tn__=-R

Park Region Mutual Telephone Company (MN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.parkregion.com/, https://www.facebook.com/pg/ParkRegionTelephone/posts/?ref=page_internal

Paul Bunyan Communications (MN): Working directly with local schools to support distance learning. https://paulbunyan.net/pbc-statement-on-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR3Dham3v3see3UmwA0Yc4HCYQR7tROBrxizIETU8h0eSYx_ge1ergcnLK8

Pemiscot Dunklin (PD) Fiber (MO): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.pemiscotdunklinfiber.com/front_end, https://www.facebook.com/PDFiber/posts/1081200732259510?__tn__=-R

Peoples Rural Telephone Cooperative (KY): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.prtcnet.org/index.html, https://www.facebook.com/pg/PRTCNET/posts/?ref=page_internal

PGTelco (AR): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.pgtc.com/, https://www.facebook.com/PGTELCO/photos/a.10151377994373441/10157160604083441/?type=3&theater

Piedmont Communications / Surry Communications (NC): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://surry.net/wifi-hotspots/

Pine Belt Communications (AL):
Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.pinebelt.net/, https://www.facebook.com/pinebelt/photos/a.262503363795549/3021548524557672/?type=3&theater

Pineland Telephone Cooperative (GA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://pineland.net/, https://www.facebook.com/pinelandtelco/posts/3088523571199489?__tn__=-R

Pinpoint Communications (NE): Providing 60 days of free internet service to families with students and school staff who don't currently have the service. https://www.pnpt.com/, https://www.facebook.com/119552163372/photos/a.10150739548213373/10158158498423373/?type=3&theater

Pioneer Communications (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. Set up WiFi hotspots in multiple communities. https://www.pioncomm.net/blog/2020/03/30/hot-spot-locations

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative (OK): Offering free installation, free equipment and two months of free service to new customers. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://gopioneer.com/covid19-response/

Plainview Telephone Company / NYECOM (NE): Providing managed WiFi free for two months. Customers receive a self-install WiFi router preprogrammed to plug in and use. Also providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nyecom.net/, https://www.facebook.com/pg/NYECOMPlainviewTelephone/posts/?ref=page_internal

Plateau Telecommunications (NM): Providing two months of free service (including waiving all installation fees) through school districts in the area to any student with insufficient broadband at home. Working through schools to set those connections up. https://www.plateautel.com/, https://www.facebook.com/plateautel/posts/3027998023890537

Poka Lambro Telephone Cooperative (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://poka.com/wifi-hot-spots/

Polar Communications (MD, ND): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.polarcomm.com/, https://www.facebook.com/polarcommunications/photos/a.294448939225/10157205738139226/?type=3&theater

Project Telephone Company / Nemont (MT): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.nemont.com/, https://www.facebook.com/NemontCountry/photos/a.97346357382/10158128396377383/?type=3&theater

PVT Networks (NM): Providing 60 days of free broadband for families with students who don't already have service. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.pvt.com/pvt-is-offering-free-access-to-pvt-broadband-and-wi-fi-for-60-days-for-new-student-households-and-more/

Rainbow Communications (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://rainbowtel.net/blog/2020/03/24/free-community-hotspot-sites

Randolph Communications (NC): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://rtmc.net/wi-fi-drive-up.html

Range Telephone Cooperative (MT, WY): Coordinating with school districts to identify students in need of internet service and providing free installation and service to K-12 and college students through June 12. https://www.rangeweb.net/covid-19-update/

Red River Communications (ND): Worked with local school districts to identify families of students in grades K-12 who lacked internet access. They've connected all of them and will continue taking requests as they surface. https://redrivercomm.com/covid-19-preparedness-statement/

RG Fiber (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://resoundnetworks.com/, https://www.facebook.com/resoundnetworksllc/photos/a.469539219911126/1389110047954034/?type=3&theater

RiverStreet Networks (NC, VA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://myriverstreet.net/wifi-hotspots/?t=r

Riviera Telephone Company (TX): Students are being offered internet connection at no charge, with no installation charges, nor monthly recurring service charges throughout the duration of campus closures. http://www.rivnet.com/, https://www.facebook.com/Riviera-Telephone-Company-Inc-614383375300060/

Rochester Telephone Company (IN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.rtc1.com/, https://www.facebook.com/RTCFiberCommunications/photos/a.168409459865590/3102664626440044/?type=3&theater

Rothsay Telephone Company / Park Region Telephone (MN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.parkregion.com/, https://www.facebook.com/pg/ParkRegionTelephone/posts/?ref=page_internal

RT Communications (MT, SD, WY): Coordinating with school districts to identify students in need of internet service and providing free installation and service to K-12 and college students through June 12. https://www.rtcom.net/covid-19-update/

RURALBAND (VA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.ruralband.coop/community-wi-fi-access

Southern Kansas Telephone Company (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.sktc.net/2020/03/free-wi-fi-hotspot-drive-up-locations-for-students-now-live/

Southwest Minnesota Broadband Service (MN): Reaching out to schools in its service area to see how to help them deliver education remotely. https://www.mysmbs.com/covid-19/

SPITwSPOTS (AK): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://spitwspots.com/, https://drive.google.com/file/d/1P7wq4kvHyAnyMlYl_P9IW93V9lGd0zpN/view

Stanton Telecom (NE): Offering 100/50 Mbps per closed school day, per student household. https://stanton.net/covid/closed-school-student-form/

Star Communications (NC): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.starcom.net/pdfs/Star-Communications-PSA-wifi.pdf

STRATA Networks (UT): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.stratanetworks.com/free-hotspots

TC Telco (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://tctelco.net/protecting-against-covid19/

TDS Telecom (WI): Offering free internet service for 60 days. https://tdstelecom.com/covid-19.html

TEC (AL, MS, TN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.tec.com/newsroom/public-wifi

Tidewater Telecom (ME): Offering free internet service for 60 days for internet access up to 10 Mbps download. https://tidewater.net/index.php/1084-2/

Ting Internet (ID, MD, NC, VA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://ting.com/blog/ting-fiber-fed-park-and-wi-fi-hotspots-in-ting-internet-towns/

Totelcom (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://totelcom.net/pdf/COVID-19.pdf

Twin Valley Telephone (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://twinvalley.net/covid/

United Wireless Communications (KS): Working with schools to provide internet connectivity to families with no other options. https://unitedwireless.com/response-to-covid-19

US Internet (MN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://usinternet.com/press/usi-response-to-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR3gUKI5aLhtZlE5QzkwfmCha5AY3qtrAdN4FNRcdS0Ds1qsBz6DgLHyXdM

Valley FiberCom (SD): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://valleyfibercom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Valley-FiberCom-Covid-19-Statement-03172020_Layout-1.pdf

Valley Telephone Cooperative (TX): Offering free and discounted internet access to college students who have been affected in its Fixed Wireless service areas for 90 days. http://www.vtx1.net/covid-19-irp-students/

Vast Broadband (MN, SD): Working with schools to provide internet connectivity to families with no other options. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.vastbroadband.com/2020/03/updates-measures-regarding-covid-19/

Vermont Telephone Co. / VTel Wireless (VT): Working with other organizations to provide free high-speed wireless internet and Google Chromebooks. https://www.ericsson.com/en/press-releases/6/2020/vermont-telephone-company-and-ericsson-mobilize-quickly-to-provide-rutland-city-public-schools-with-free-internet

Vernon Communications Co-op (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://vernoncom.coop/ https://www.facebook.com/vernoncom

Viya (U.S. Virgin Islands): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://viya.vi/free-hotspots/

Volcano Telephone Company (CA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.volcanocommunications.com/wi-fi-hotspots

VTX1 (TX): Providing free and discounted internet access to college students. https://vtx1.wufoo.com/forms/z16m706l1i0ri72/

Wabash Communications Co-op (IL): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://wabash.net/, https://www.facebook.com/wabashcommunicationscoop/photos/a.218095404946475/2830283603727629/

Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom (VT): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.wcvt.com/news/community-wi-fi-locations/

Wander Internet (CA): Providing access to free internet for families within the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District through the rest of the school year. https://wander.net/webapp/check

Watch Communications (IL, IN, KY, OH): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://watchcomm.net/uncategorized/public-wifi-hotspots/

West Carolina Rural Telephone Cooperative (SC): Providing free installation and 60 days of free internet service. Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.wctel.com/wifi-hotspots/?fbclid=IwAR3DLOmbO5SXGINufm9EDfGYaL3mpl5uKG9qYtvSA3Ck0smg014NZI3iXy8

West Central Wireless (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.westcentral.com/covid-19

West Kentucky and Tennessee Telephone Cooperative (KY, TN): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.mywkt.net/ https://www.facebook.com/pg/wkttelecom/posts/

West River Telecom (ND, SD): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.westriv.com/, https://www.facebook.com/myWRT/photos/a.270582443018650/3038783069531893/?type=1&theater

Wheat State Technologies (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://wst.wheatstate.com/, https://www.facebook.com/WheatStateTelephone/

Wilkes Communications (NC, VA): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.wilkes.net/wifi-hotspots/?t=r&fbclid=IwAR2RbafRLiGmsU0oAL45Su7q8Phci2ZyNz5PgHzHtase9JqCEj5B8aY1ClE

Wilson Communications (KS): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. http://www.wilsoncom.us/res/reshome.php, https://www.facebook.com/WilsonCommunications/photos/a.142311425779402/3220848307925683

Wisper Internet (IL): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.wisperisp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pg/WisperISP/posts/?ref=page_internal

Wittenberg Telephone Company / Cirrinity (WI): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://cirrinity.net/, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Cirrinity/posts/?ref=page_internal

Yadkin Valley Telephone Company (NC): Providing free broadband internet and WiFi access for a minimum of 60 days to low-income households with K-12 or active college students who don't currently have a Yadtel subscription. https://www.yadtel.com/covid-19-update

YK Communications (TX): Providing free WiFi hotspots in the service area. https://www.ykc.com/, https://www.facebook.com/ykcomms

Yucca Telecom (NM): Providing free internet for up to 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who don't already have Yucca Telecom Internet. https://www.yuccatelecom.com/60dayfaster/

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