On 21st September 2020, Charter Spectrum announced the relaunching of its Remote Education Offer that includes free Spectrum Internet. As per the offer, K-12 students, college students, and educators will get up to 200 Mbps download speed and Wi-Fi access for 60 days. This promotion is available for customers who fall into the provider’s coverage area. Only those individuals who don’t have a Spectrum service already can sign up for this offer.
Spectrum has acted swiftly to bring a comprehensive solution to students and educators who couldn’t continue their education because of Internet non-availability. These individuals mostly relied on public Wi-Fi and libraries, some of which are already close due to the lockdown.
Charter Supporting Communities like No Other Provider
The provider has been easing the strain of the pandemic in several communities. Spectrum has extended its network to the rural areas to make high-speed broadband Internet more accessible for low-income students as well as seniors through its Spectrum Internet Assist Plan.
It was March 13th, 2020, when Spectrum announced that starting March 16the, free Internet from Spectrum will be provided to households with K-12 school and college students. There was some ease on Spectrum bill pay terms as well. The company added 448,000 new households through this offer that lasted for 2 months. It was a huge success and many unprivileged families had their worries eased.
Apart from the Remote Education Offer, the Spectrum Internet Assist (SIA) plan is widely available to low-income households as well as seniors. The plan includes 30 Mbps, free modem, optional in-home Wi-Fi for $5 per month. There is no contract or data cap limitation.
The Offering for Students and Educators
Students across the country continue to learning online during the pandemic. Many schools in Boston, Springfield, and Worcester have started remote learning.
Back in spring, when remote classes first began, many students were unable to get a strong Internet connection to access their classes. Similarly, businesses with employees working from home reported trouble getting online. Now that Charter’s remote education offer is up and running again, its expected residents will be able to stay connected again.
The company has 29 million subscribers across 41 states. With this decision to provide free internet, a substantial number of people will be able to take advantage of free connection. The provider promises to ensure maximum connectivity during peak hours. Also, they are confident of the capability of their network to handle this spiked Internet usage.
Spectrum Internet Assist to the Recuse
SIA is only available to eligible households, however. One or more members of the family must be a recipient of NSLP, CEP of NSLP, or Supplemental Security Income. If that’s you, Charter has 2 months of SIA for you. Both students and educators can avail this offer if they are not a Spectrum customer already.
The provider has also announced doubling its commitment to digital education. It has awarded one million dollars in grants to organizations offering broadband education and training. With this figure, Charter has surpassed its commitment to award six million dollars in cash and donations of other forms for supporting broadband education across the areas it extends its services to.
The recipients of the donation include non-profits working to empower the residents in disadvantaged towns and cities. Charter aims to help small businesses in rural areas and offer assistance to senior citizens and organizations that are working for the educational needs of children.
If you think you’re eligible for this offer or to find out if you are eligible, call Charter customer support @ (844) 310-1198. New customers who get to enrol in the offer will receive a free self-installation kit.