Comcast offers free wifi hotspots during coronavirus shutdown

FILE - This Jan. 24, 2019, file photo shows a Comcast truck in Pittsburgh. Comcast Corp. reports financial results Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) (Gene J. Puskar, Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – Comcast is offering wifi hotspots available nationwide due to the coronavirus.

The hotspots will be available with no data caps, disconnects or late fees and speeds will increase to 3 Mbps. This allows parents and students to have access to news and educational content.

Once at a hotspot, select “xfinitywifi” network name from the wifi menu, then launch the preferred browser.

To find an Xfinity WiFi Hotspot, check the hotspot location map at or download the Xfinity WiFi Hotspots app from the App Store or Google Play.

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