Skip to main content

Virtual Library & Student Resource Guide: Free & Reduced Cost Internet Access

Spectrum

Free internet via Spectrum!

Contact number: (844) 488 - 8395

  1. Starts on 03/16/2020, and is good for 60 days.
  2. Available to all households with K-12 or college students who do not currently subscribe to Spectrum internet services.
  3. People will receive 100 mb/second of Wi-Fi
  4. No installation charges.
  5. Call the above number and speak with a sales agent.
  6. Spectrum has opened all hotspots for public use. Download the app "Wifi Finder" to find one close to you.

Guide Attribution

Developments from Data Providers

Below is a list of providers and their data/billing policies during the current emergency:

  • AT&T: AT&T is providing free access to its WiFI hot spots throughout the country
  •  (Links to an external sitethroughout the country. T-Mobile: T-Mobile is providing unlimited data to all current customers who have plans with data for the next 60 days. It will also provide additional data to mobile hotspot users.
  • Verizon: Verizon is waiving late fees and suspending service termination for customers negatively impacted by the global crisis. 
  • California Connects: California Community Colleges students are eligible for this mobile hotspot service powered by Sprint, which offers nationwide 4G LTE connectivity and allows users to connect up to 10 WiFi-enabled devices for up to 10 hours on a single charge for only $19.99 a month.

Additionally, as part of the Keep Americans Connected Pledge, AT&T, Comcast, Charter, Cox, Google Fiber, Spring, Verizon, and T-Mobile will not disconnect any customers for the next 60 days regardless of payment status.

Credit: Reduced Cost or Free Internet Access page by CCC's Online Education Initiative.

Contact Us:
Library (323) 953-4000 ext: 2400 * Reference (323) 953-4000 ext: 2406 * Circulation/Periodicals (323) 953-4000 ext: 2395
mlklibrary@lacitycollege.edu