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Internet Connectivity for Users Who Do Not Have It

Internet Connectivity Provider Options

Many residential and wireless broadband providers are taking special steps such as pausing data caps, providing some number of free months of service for new customers, or distributing mobile hotspots to households.

  • FCC agreement (.pdf): States that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots.  
  • AT&T: Free Wi-Fi, offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families, two months free access to low-income households
  • Comcast: Free Wi-Fi, data caps paused, two months free access to low-income households
  • Charter/Spectrum: Free Wi-Fi, two months free access to households with K-12 or college students
  • Cox: Free Wi-Fi, one month of free access to low-income families with students
  • Google FiberWi-Fi hotspots in the service area.
  • Sprint: Data caps paused, distributing mobile hotspots to students, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
  • T-Mobile: Follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
  • Sonic: Three months of free access to households with K-12, college students, or senior citizens
  • Frontier: Free Wi-Fi
  • Vast: Free Wi-Fi
  • Verizon: Free Wi-Fi
  • Low-cost Internet offers
  • Low-cost and refurbished devices

Device Loaner Program For Students

The Device Loaner Program is available for currently enrolled CSUN students. The program provides technology to students who are without a device such as a computer or internet hotspot so that they may continue their education uninterrupted. For more information, visit the Device Loaner Program page

 

 

Last Update: 06/16/20 - 12:54 p.m.