Internet Access

Internet Access Information

A number of companies are providing free resources across the country to get families online during the school closures.

Mobile Carrier Help

A number of companies are raising or suspending their data caps for mobile devices used as hot spots:

  • Both Sprint and T-Mobile are giving everyone unlimited data for the next 60 days and adding 20GB to existing hotspot caps.

  • AT&T is waiving fees for exceeding data caps

  • Verizon has waived late fees

Source: CNet

Unlocked WiFi Hotspots

Xfinity, Altice, Spectrum, and Optimum have unlocked access to their WiFi hotspots that can be picked up all over the Bronx. These appear in as cableWiFi, optimumwifi, etc. For more information:


Free Home Installation & 60-day Service

Spectrum and Altice/Optimum are offering free home installation of Internet service along with 60 days of free service. Here are the numbers to call:

No Late Fees / Terminations

Altice/Optimum is waiving late fees and preventing terminations for non-payment for the next 60 days. View more information here.