Free or reduced-cost connectivity
MiFi devices distributed to families in need
PSD purchased 2,250 MiFi devices and is distributing those to students whose families were identified as not having reliable internet access in their home for remote education.
PSD vans bring Wi-Fi directly to students
Poudre School District vans with wireless hotspots travel to neighborhoods so students can connect to the Internet and download their school work. Currently the vans are serving approximately 1,900 students total in eight mobile home communities.
For our Spanish-speaking community: This video explains how to connect to the hotspots.
Rural Internet resources
Students with rural Internet who have difficulty connecting can leverage free public Wi-Fi in these locations:
- Red Feather Lakes Community Center
- Poudre Canyon Fire Protection District - Station 2, Rustic, 32510 Highway 14
- Horsetooth Area Information Center, 4200 W. County Road 38E
- Larimer County buildings.
Free or reduced-cost offers from service providers
Many broadband, satellite and mobile service providers are offering free or reduced-cost connectivity in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The following resources are provided as a service and not as an endorsement by PSD. Please visit their website and contact them for the most current offers available.