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Communication powerhouse Spectrum said that they will be offering free broadband and WiFi internet access to students impacted by the coronavirus shutdown.
Charter Communications, Spectrum’s parent company, said in a press release that beginning March 16, it will make its services available for free for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who don’t already have internet through the company.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Thursday that Texas public schools would be closed through April 3.
Some 212 people in the state had tested positive for the virus as of Friday evening.