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Places in Newark offering wifi during COVID-19

1) Newark is delivering free laptops and providing free wifi services to school and college students who need it

Resource: https://patch.com/new-jersey/newarknj/coronavirus-newark-students-get-laptops-free-internet-during-school-closure

2) Altice USA offers free broadband to K-12 and college students during coronavirus pandemic

Resource: https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/health/2020/03/16/coronavirus-nj-cable-companies-giving-free-wi-fi-students/5058310002/

Newark Board of Education: https://www.nps.k12.nj.us/parents/guidelines-altice/

3) 13 Free wifi hotspots in Newark (University Heights) 

Resource: http://www.openwifispots.com/neighborhood_free_wifi_wireless_hotspot_Newark_NJ_University_Heights_219.aspx

4) Optimum has opened up their Emergency Optimum WiFi hotspots to non-subscribers. Use this link to find Emergency Hotspot. Select the “optimumwifi-Emergency” network name and follow the prompts to login to join in the WiFi settings on your device.

Please see screenshots below

Resource: https://www.optimum.net/internet/hotspots/ (Free hotspots offered by Optimum near Rutgers-Newark)