Free and Low Cost Internet Assistance

Update: In response to COVID-19 developments, some internet providers are offering free services to low-income families and households with students. We’ll keep you updated with the latest here to help you stay connected.

Free Comcast Xfinity internet

Comcast Xfinity is currently offering its Internet Essentials program free for two months to new customers. The internet provider is also automatically increasing speeds for all Internet Essentials customers.

Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots are also open and free to use by anyone.

Free internet for students from Charter Spectrum

Households with students K–12 or university students can sign up for a new Charter Spectrum internet account to get the first two months of internet with speeds up to 100 Mbps for free. Installation fees will be waived for those who qualify for the offer. Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll.

Spectrum Wi-Fi hotspots are also currently open and free to use.

Free internet for students from Altice

Altice internet providers Suddenlink and Optimum are offering 60 days of free internet service for households with K–12 or college students. Internet speeds are up to 30 Mbps if you do not already have access to a home internet plan. To sign up, call 1-866-200-9522 if you live in an area with Optimum internet service, or call 1-888-633-0030 if you live in an area with Suddenlink internet service.

Free low-income internet from Cox

Until May 12, 2020, Cox is offering the first month of it’s low-income internet program, Connect2Compete, for free. The internet service is also providing free phone and remote desktop support for technical support during that time.

Programs for low-income internet



Program website

The Federal Communication Commission's
Lifeline program
$9.25 discount on internet service
through participating ISPs*
Learn more
Xfinity’s Internet Essentials program $9.95/mo. for up to 15 Mbps† Learn more
Spectrum Internet Assist $14.99/mo. for up to 30 Mbps‡ Learn more
Cox Connect2Compete $9.95/mo. for up to 15 Mbps§ Learn more
AT&T’s Access program $10.00/mo. for up to 10 Mbps|| Learn more
Mediacom’s Connect2Compete program $9.95/mo. for 10 Mbps** Learn more
NetZero dial-up internet 10 hours of free internet service per month Learn more
FreedomPop free 4G mobile and home internet 1 GB of free data per month Learn more

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