Comcast (Xfinity) Among the Companies Pledging to "Keep Americans Connected" to Wifi
DCSD has provided the link below to help parents and students stay connected to online learning opportunities during this time away from brick and mortar schools. For several years now, Comcast (Xfinity) has offered the use of it's free hotspots to DCSD students and is now also one of several telecommunications companies signing the Keep Americans Connected Pledge.
An excerpt from the Keep Americans Connected Pledge reads as follows: "Given the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on American society, Company Name Here, pledges for the next 60 days to: (1) not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic; (2) waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic; and (3) open its Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them." For more details, see the attached communication from the FCC.