FCC: ISPs pledge to keep connectivity during Coronavirus Pandemic

Lots of press releases. Dozens of ISPs have agreed to FCC Chairman Pai's "pledge" to keep connectivity for customers impacted by disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


The Keep Americans Connected Pledge reads as follows:
Given the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on American society, [[Company Name]] pledges for the next 60 days to:

(1) 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;

(2) waive any late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic; and

(3) open its Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them.

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Telephone, Allstream Business US, AlticeUSA, Antietam Broadband, Atlantic Broadband,
AT&T, BBT, BOYCOM Vision, Burlington Telecom, Cable One, Central Arkansas Telephone
Cooperative, CenturyLink, Charter, Cincinnati Bell, Citizens Connected, Comcast,
Consolidated Communications, Cox Communications, Digital West, East Ascension
Telephone Company, Education Networks of America, Emery Telecom, Farmers
Telecommunications Cooperative, FirstLight, Frontier, Google Fiber, Grande
Communications, Granite Telecommunications, Great Plains Communications, GWI,
Hiawatha Broadband, Hill Country, IdeaTek Telcom, Inteliquent, Lafourche Telephone
Company, Lakeland Communications, Long Lines Broadband, Mammoth Networks/Visionary
Broadband, Mediacom, MetTel, Nex-Tech, Ninestar Connect, Northwest Fiber, Orbitel
Communications, Pioneer Communications, Premier Communications, Range Telephone Cooperative, RCN, Reserve Telephone Company, Sacred Wind Communications, Shawnee
Communications, Socket Telecom, Sonic, Sprint, Starry, TDS Telecom, TelNet Worldwide, TMobile, TracFone Wireless, Uniti Fiber, US Cellular, Vast Broadband, Verizon, Vyve
Broadband Investments, Waitsfield and Champlain Valley Telecom, Wave Broadband, West
Telecom Services, Windstream, and ZenFi Networks. And the trade associations ACA
Connects, Competitive Carriers of America, CTIA, INCOMPAS, NCTA—The Internet and
Television Association, NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association, USTelecom, and WISPA