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Internet Connection

Free or Low-Cost Internet Options



  1. Free and Low-Income Internet Plans for Family, Seniors, and Students. Click here for more information
  2. The California Emerging Technology Fund has provided access to affordable offers, as well as a number to call 1-844-841-INFO (4636) to assist parents:


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  4. Access from AT&T is a low-cost program for home internet access in the 21 states where we offer wireline home internet services to limited income households who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in California.

COVID 19 Response Available Internet Plans


Low-Cost Option Providers

  1.  AT&T
  2. Comcast & XFinity
  3. Cox
  4. MediaCom Communications
  5. Spectrum/Charter
  6. Sprint
  7. T-Mobile

Questions:   California Department of Education | 916-319-0800

Internet Connection Tips


Having internet issues? Here are a few tips to improve your internet connection 


  1. Change router (802.11ac, or “Wifi 5)
  2. Buy wireless adapter(Goes directly into your laptop)
  3. Make sure router is out in the open(Place it away from walls, Place it higher up, and center it in your home)
  4. Use less crowded channel(Network Analyzer Liteor WiFi Analyzer find less crowded channel)
  5. Update antenna
  6. Angle one WIFI antenna up and one to the side
  7. Add antenna extender


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