• Getting Families, Educators Connected

    The following resources are available to help Delaware families connect to the internet during the 2020-21 school year. Please share as appropriate. Services are continually updated so families should contact providers directly for more information, including potential changes.

    Services by County

    New Castle County

    Resource Description Cost Contact
    Comcast Service Areas Comcast Internet Essentials available for qualifying families $9.95/month

    Via a mobile device:

    https://apply.internetessentials.com/

    Via phone: 1-800-XFINITY

    Delaware WiFi Map Connect with the best WiFi hotspots in Delaware. Free https://www.wifimap.io/3327-delaware-free-wifi
    Public Libraries Access wireless in Delaware public library parking lots Free Delawarelibraries.org

    Kent County

    Resource Description Cost Contact
    BlooSurf

    DDOE offer provides free broadband coverage for qualifying Delaware families with no landline-based options. Service available 8am-8pm. Teacher discounts available.

    Free installation and 3 months of service for qualifying families with no landline-based options. Subsequent charges are $30/mo. $30 router charge may apply. 


    Families and educators may qualify for certain services based on income, if they have a child who receives special education services, or if they teach in a Delaware school.  


    Bloosurf offers teachers a 20% discount on monthly services.

    Families should:

    1.First contact BlooSurf (1-866-319-7172) to determine if their address is serviceable.

    2.Fill out an eligibility form at their home school. Families must show proof of participation in one of the following: Free and Reduced Lunch, Medicaid, Public Housing Assistance, SNAP, TANF, SSI, NSLP/Head Start, LIHEAP or WIC.

    Home schools will forward all applications to the appropriate parties and further information will be provided to families by phone.

    Comcast Service Areas Comcast Internet Essentials available for qualifying families. $9.95/month

    Via a mobile device: https://apply.internetessentials.com/

    Via phone: 1-800-XFINITY

    Delaware WiFi Map Connect with the best WiFi hotspots in Delaware. Free https://www.wifimap.io/3327-delaware-free-wifi
    Public Libraries Access wireless in Delaware public library parking lots. Free Delawarelibraries.org

    Sussex County

    Resource Description Cost Contact
    Mediacom Service Areas Mediacom Connect2Compete $9.95/month

    Via a mobile device:

    https://mediacomc2c.com/

    Via phone: 1-855-904-2225

    BlooSurf

    DDOE offer provides free broadband coverage for qualifying Delaware families with no landline-based options.

    Service available 8am-8pm. Teacher discounts available.

    Free installation and 3 months of service for qualifying families with no landline-based options. Subsequent charges are $30/mo. $30 router charge may apply.

    Families and educators may qualify for certain services based on income, if they have a child who receives special education services, or if they teach in a Delaware school.

    Bloosurf offers teachers a 20% discount on monthly services.

    Families should:

    1.First contact BlooSurf (1-866-319-7172) to determine if their address is serviceable.

    2.Fill out an eligibility form at their home school. Families must show proof of participation in one of the following: Free and Reduced Lunch, Medicaid, Public Housing Assistance, SNAP, TANF, SSI, NSLP/Head Start, LIHEAP or WIC.

    Home schools will forward all applications to the appropriate parties and further information will be provided to families by phone.

    Comcast Service Areas Comcast Internet Essentials available for qualifying families. $9.95/mo

    Via a mobile device:

    https://apply.internetessentials.com/

    Via phone: 1-800-XFINITY

    Delaware WiFi Map Connect with the best WiFi hotspots in Delaware. Free https://www.wifimap.io/3327-delaware-free-wifi
    Public Libraries

    Access wireless in Delaware public library parking lots.

    Note: Bridgeville, Seaford, Frankford, and Millsboro public libraries are open. Patrons can enter for limited time by appointment.

    Free Delawarelibraries.org

    Provider-Specific Information

    The providers listed below offer internet access to Delaware residents. Each link accesses a provider’s COVID site wherever possible.

    Statewide Providers

    verizon.com

    1-800-837-4966

    verizonwireless.com

    1-800-922-0204

    xfinity.com

    1-800-266-2278

    att.com

    1-800-331-0500

    t-mobile.com

    1-800-937-8997

    sprint.com

    1-888-211-4727

    Selective Service Area Providers

    atlanticbb.com

    1-888-536-9600

    Middletown, Delaware City, New Castle, Odessa, Port Penn, St. Georges, Townsend and Clayton

    bloosurf.com

    1-866-319-7172

    Some areas in Kent and Sussex Counties

    mediacomcable.com

    1-855-633-4226

    Some areas in Sussex County

    whyfly.com

    1-302-722-7774

    Wilmington

Last Modified on September 24, 2020