Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool with a local, desktop client and a mobile app that allows users to meet online, with or without video. Zoom users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another's screens, all with one easy-to-use platform.
Microsoft is providing a free trial of Teams premium plan, allowing users to record meetings and use 1 TB of storage. This trial is available for 6 months.
Google is allowing free access to Hangouts Meet for all G Suite and G Suite for Education users until July 1, 2020. It allows up to 250 users per call, meeting recording, and livestreams for up to 100,000 viewers.
LogMeIn is providing free Emergency Remote Work Kits for nonprofits, educational institutions, and health care providers. These kits provide “solutions for meetings and video conferencing, webinars and virtual events, IT support and management of remote employee devices and apps, as well as remote access to devices in multiple locations.
Xfinity WiFi hotspots located in businesses and outdoor locations across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. Click on the link for a map of hotspot locations. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.
Beginning Monday, March 16th, Comcast is offering 2 free months of Internet Essentials to low-income families who are new customers. Speed has been increased, and there is no term contract, credit check, or equipment shipping fee.