Altice USA Brings Free Broadband to K-12, College Students During Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, Altice USA has taken several steps to ensure that Americans within the communities it serves have reliable access to high-speed broadband connectivity to keep them connected to the people, information, and resources they rely on, the company said.

Altice USA is committed to helping schools and students stay connected during this unprecedented time. For households with K-12 and/or college students who may be displaced due to school closures and who do not currently have home Internet access, it is offering Altice Advantage 30 Mbps broadband solution for free for 60 days to any new customer household within its footprint.

Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, mobile, proprietary content and advertising services to more than 4.9 million residential and business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.