Free / Reduced Cost Internet Access

Dover XFinity OverviewComcast has offered free access for all at their hotspots around the area, whether you are a current customer or not. View their map of hotspots and get more information at

Company Opens Xfinity WiFi Network Nationally for Free, Offers Unlimited Data for Free, Confirms Its Commitment to Connecting Low-Income Families

"On the heels of offering new, low-income Internet Essentials customers two months of free internet and raising the speed of that program’s service to 25/3 Mbps, Comcast today announced additional steps to help ensure people stay connected to the Internet as more schools suspend classes and companies encourage employees to work from home due to the Coronavirus. "

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Message from Comcast Cable to Capital School District Residents and Families in response to Coronavirus / COVID-19 and the increased need for connectivity at home:

1. We will make it even easier for low-income families who live in a Comcast service area to sign up by offering new customers 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month.

2. Also, we are increasing Internet speeds for the Internet Essentials service from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all new and existing customers, which will be the speed of the service going forward.

Customers can sign up for the service by visiting or call 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.

Mobile Phone Internet Options

Many cell phone service providers offer the option to have your phone act as a "hot spot" for internet access. Please contact your cell phone service provider for more information about this option.

Cell Phone & Internet Service Provider Updates

T-Mobile: T-Mobile customers who have plans with data will automatically have unlimited smartphone data through May 13, T-Mobile postpaid and Metro customers on plans with HotSpot data can add 20GB (10 GB / month for two months) of Smartphone Mobile HotSpot at no extra charge, and giving Lifeline partners extra free LTE data each month.  Learn more.

  AT&T is opening up its public WiFi hotspots for anyone to use for free. Learn more.

Verizon: Verizon is adding 15 GB of data across nearly all of their plans, to be used between 03/25/2020 and 04/30/2020, and offering free international long-distance calling to countries identified by the Center for Disease Control as level 3 impacted by COVID-19. Learn more.

Verizon Wireless:Verizon Wireless is adding 15 GB of high-speed data for wireless consumer and small business customers, waiving two months of internet and voice service charges for current Lifeline customers, and offering new affordable internet option for low-income households. Learn more.

Sprint:Sprint is providing unlimited data for 60 days to customers with metered data plans (effective 3/18) and giving 20 GB of free mobile hotspot to customers with hotspot-capable devices (effective 3/18). Learn more.
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