By MINDY LUCAS
For families, students, or those working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, a regional telecommunications company has stepped in to make things a little easier.
Hargray will begin offering free Internet service for 60 days to households with K-12 or college students in its service area who do not already have a Hargray Internet subscription, according to a release issued by the company on Monday, March 16.
To learn more about the program and to enroll, visit www.hargray.com/freeinternet.
In addition, Hargray is offering discounted Internet speed upgrades to existing customers who may need additional bandwidth to accommodate higher Internet usage in their homes during this time. Hargray will also offer discounted packages to new customers without K-12 or college students.
To learn more about these offers, call 877-427-4729.
The company has also taken the “Keep Americans Connected” pledge launched by the Federal Communications Commission. As part of the pledge, the company will waive late fees and not terminate service to residential or small business customers that are unable to pay their bills due to economic circumstances related to coronavirus.