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
- 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.