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Internet Options for Families

We know that many families and students are struggling to get the Internet connections that they need.  In order to help, we have provided additional information regarding available Internet connections.

Internet Option

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How do I get it?

District Hotspot

The district has a limited number of hotspots that can be checked out (1 per family).

Contact your school’s principal. 

School Parking Lots

WiFi should be accessible at all school building parking lots.  Park as close to the building as possible.

Contact your school’s principal with specific questions.

LDS Church Parking Lots

WiFi is available at LDS Church Parking lots. 

Contact your local church leaders if you need the username and password for the WiFi.

https://www.ldsliving.com/Church-Announces-New-Network-Name-Password-for-Wifi-Access/s/92404

Free Wifi from local businesses

McDonalds, Starbucks Parking Lot, Wendy’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Panera Bread

Use the parking lots of the local businesses listed.

Smartphone WiFi Hotspots

Right now, many mobile phone providers have suspended data limits, giving customers access to unlimited data on their cell phones. 

This means smartphones can be turned into mobile hotspots to give internet access for up to 2-3 devices at a time.

Contact your mobile phone provider to verify data limit and hotspot options.

AT&T 

  • Keeping their public WiFi hotspots open for anyone who needs them
  • Offering Unlimited Internet data and offer Internet access for limited income households at $10 a month through the Access from AT&T program 

For more details, click HERE.

Comcast Xfinity

  • They are opening their Xfinity WiFi network for free along with providing Unlimited data.  
  • Hotspots will be available to anyone who needs them for free including non-subscribers.  Use the “xfinitywifi” network name and launch a browser.
  • Data plans will be paused for 60 days to give customers Unlimited data for no additional charge.
  • Internet Essentials, their broadband adoption program, is free to new customers.

You can find a map of hot spots here.







For more information click HERE.

Verizon Free WiFi

  • Offering similar services to other providers.
  • Will not terminate services and will waive late fees for those impacted by COVID-19.

For more information, click HERE.

Charter Spectrum Free Wifi

  • Free Spectrum broadband and WiFi access for 60 days to households with K-12 or college students who don’t have a Spectrum Broadband subscription.  Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
  • Open WiFi hotspots

Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll.



For more information, click HERE

Sprint 

  • Providing Unlimited data for 60 days to customers with metered data plans (effective 3/18)
  • Giving 20 GB of free mobile hotspot to customers with hotspot-capable devices (effective 3/18)
  • Waiving per-minute toll charges for international long-distance calls from the U.S. to CDC- defined Level 3 countries (effective 3/17)

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T-Mobile

Starting March 25:

  • For the next two months, Metro T-Mobile is offering a $15 plan – that’s half the price of the current most affordable plan. For 60 days after customers activate, it’s just $15 per month for unlimited talk and text plus 2GB of high-speed smartphone data.
  • New and current Metro customers with any voice line can also get a free 8” tablet (via rebate redemption) with a $15 unlimited tablet data plan.*
  • MetroSmart Hotspot devices will be half off, and the $35 per month data plan will include 20GB — double the normal monthly data — for the next 60 days.

   Prepaid Plans $15 or $25 per   month










    MetroSmart Hotspot Information



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