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A T&T says it will suspend data caps for its fixed internet service. It also offers a $10-a-month A ccess

F rom AT&T program for qualifying low-income households.

Charter Spectrum

Charter Spectrum will offer free Spectrum broadband and WiFi access for 60 days to households with students in kindergarten through 12th grade or college students who don't already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. The installation fees will be waived for new student households. To enroll, call 844-488-8395.

For eligible low-income households without school-age children, Charter offers S pectrum Internet

A ssist, a low-cost broadband program delivering speeds of 30 Mbps. Spectrum doesn't have data caps or

hidden fees.


Comcast will offer new residential customers who qualify its $9.95-per-month Internet Essentials Program free for 60 days. The company says it will boost its internet service speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps, which qualifies the service as high-speed broadband under FCC guidelines. Comcast will also suspend data caps for 60 days and refrain from disconnecting service or charging late fees for customers who contact the company regarding overdue payments.


T-Mobile has no data cap for its home internet service. All current T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile wireless customers who have cell-phone plans with data will be granted unlimited smartphone data for the next 60 days (excluding roaming). They'll also receive an additional 20GB of mobile hot spot/tethering service for those two months. The company is working to provide L ifeline low-income c ustomers with up to 5GB of free data per month over the next two months.


Verizon recently increased speeds at no extra cost on some mid-tier FIOS services, bumping the 100 Mbps tier to 200 Mbps and the 200 Mbps tier to 300 Mbps. The company reports that it places no data caps on its home internet broadband services. Verizon also offers a low-cost L ifeline plan for qualified families.