COVID-19
Digital Connectivity
Resources

Disclaimer: The list below illustrates our current findings. We will be updating this and all other COVID-19 related resource pages as we discover more information. The information provided here and on other pages has been taken as directly as possible from their original sources, all of which have been linked appropriately.

LGBT Tech does not endorse the companies listed below. We simply want to make as many resources as possible available to those who need them.

Regional

Kentucky

Appalachian Wireless

  • We will waive late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to COVID-19.

  • We will not terminate service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to disruptions caused by COVID-19.

Maryland

 

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Antietam Broadband

  • Antietam will suspend fees for exceeding data caps through April 30, 2020.

  • Antietam will suspend fees for exceeding data caps for all customers through April 30, 2020.​

  • Antietam will temporarily waive late fees and suspend disconnections of service due to failure to pay.

 

Hotspot

 

Antietam Broadband

  • Antietam will open access to its 120 Community WiFi Hotspots throughout Washington​ County for all residents. To locate the nearest hotspot, download the free Antietam WiFi Finder​ App from Google Play and Apple App Store, or consult the map on our website here.

 

Education

 

Antietam Broadband

  • Low-income families, who live in Antietam Broadband’s service area, with a student attending​ Washington County Public Schools can sign up for the Antietam Edu-Net Program and get the first 60 days free. Learn more here.

 

Minnesota

 

Lonsdale Telephone

  • Lonsdale has pledged not to terminate service to any residential or small business broadband or phone customer because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19.

  • The company will also waive any late fees that residential or small business customers incur because of economic circumstances related to the pandemic.

 

Montana

 

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Blackfoot Communications

  • The company will not terminate service to any customer due to an inability to pay bills for a period of 60 days following the FCC pledge.

  • The company will also waive any late fees customers may incur during this period.

 

Hotspots

 

Blackfoot Communications

  • The company will open their Wi-Fi hot spots to any customer who needs them for a period of 60 days following the FCC pledge.

 

Tennessee

 

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Tennessee Broadband Association

  • The independent and cooperatively owned companies of the Tennessee Broadband Association have announced they will not terminate internet service or apply late fees for any accounts that go past due during the next 60 days (see the full list of providers at the link provided).

 

Hotspots

 

Tennessee Broadband Association

  • Those TBA member companies that provide public Wi-Fi hotspots will open them for use by students and remote workers to access from their vehicles.

 

Wisconsin

 

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Cellcom

  • For those customers who need it, Cellcom will be extending payment deadlines until at least May 16, 2020.

  • Cellcom will waive any late fees that residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic. Late fees will be waived until at least May 16, 2020.

  • Cellcom is partnering with Nsight Telservices to make internet available to individuals who are working from home. New customers who reside in the Nsight Telservices area can receive two free months of internet service. To learn more or sign up, call 800-826-5215.

  • For City of Shawano residents, we are making internet service available to individuals who are working from home. New customers who reside in the city of Shawano can receive two free months of internet service. To learn more or sign up, call 715-851-7350.

 

Hotspots

 

Cellcom

  • Cellcom's Wi-Fi hotspots will remain open for public use.

 

Education

 

Cellcom

  • Cellcom is partnering with sister company Nsight Telservices to make internet available to school-age children and college students to allow them to participate in distance learning. Two free months of internet service will be available to students who reside in the Nsight Telservices service area and are new customers. To learn more or sign up, call 800-826-5215.

  • For City of Shawano residents, we are making internet service available to school-age children and college students to allow them to participate in distance learning. Two free months of internet service will be available to students who reside in the city of Shawano and are new customers. To learn more or sign up, call 715-851-7350.

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