Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024

Internet access for students

CLOVIS (KSMX)- Since the announcement from state officials closing schools across the state, schools in the area have been working religiously to accommodate for each student and their needs as they push forward with their education.

Per a press release from Clovis City officials, several City of Clovis facilities have free public wi-fi that students can use while they wait for their home internet service is available. The wi-fi, listed as ClovisPublic, has no password and can be used in the parking lot of the following facilities:

  • Baxter-Curren Senior Center
  • Building Safety
  • Civic Center
  • Clovis Aquatics Center
  • Clovis Municipal Airport Terminal
  • Fire Station #6, 116 E 21st Street – Please do not park at the station. The wifi can be accessed from the Marshall Track or most places within 400 feet of the station. No other fire stations will have public wi-fi in order to allow emergency responses to happen without interference.
  • Clovis-Carver Public Library
  • Roy Walker Recreation Center
  • Potter Pool
  • Splash Pa
  •  Youth Recreation Building

In Portales, new Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of Internet service if you apply by April 30. After your first two free months expire, you can either cancel the service (which you can do at any time) or keep it as a regular paying Internet Essentials customer.

Yucca Telecom has also joined the front for internet access for students during these confusing times.

  • Free internet for up to 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have Yucca Telecom Internet.
  • Households must be within the Yucca Telecom service area and have access to our fiber network.
  • The fastest speed available at each location will be provided.
  • Installation fees will be waived.
  • There are no data caps – our internet is unlimited.

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