Coronavirus Resources for Schools

Verizon - Serving Customers, Offering Free Service to High School Students & Teachers

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Updated 4/3/2020 Verizon is prepared to serve customers during COVID-19 crisis We're here. And we're ready. Meeting the shifting demands of customers by ensuring our fiber optic and wireless networks continue to perform well. Offering new affordable internet plans for low-income households. Qualified customers can purchase Fios 200/200Mbps home internet service for just $19.99/month with a free year of Disney+ and no router rental charges for two months. Waiving wireless data overage charges to support customers who may be financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Signed the FCC's "Keep America Connected" pledge and committed to 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, and to waive any late fees that they incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic. Waiving internet and voice service charges for current Lifeline customers for two billing cycles. Adding 15GB of data for no charge to the plans of wireless and small business customers on metered plans, 15GB of 4G LTE hotspot data to wireless customers on unlimited plans, and 15GB of data to Jetpack plans. Providing consumers with free learning tools from Quizlet, Epic! and Chegg Study, as well as free access to dozens of news channels, sports replays of classic NBA and NHL games, and entertainment channels such as SHOWTIME, Epix, HBO, Cinemax, and Starz. Offering free international calling to CDC level 3 countries to keep customers connected. Waiving activation fees on new lines of service or upgrades. Offering unlimited domestic calling to wireless customers on limited-minute plans through April 30. Created a coronavirus hub page, https://news.yahoo.com/coronavirus/, across the Yahoo ecosystem that aggregates trusted and reliable news and content. Continuing our long-standing practice of placing no data caps on Verizon home broadband and home voice services.

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