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FCC agreement — Stating that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots.

Comcast COVID-19 response — Offers free Wifi for two months to low-income families plus all Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time.

Charter Free Internet offer — Free internet through Charter for two months.

Spectrum Free Internet Finder — Find free wifi near you offered by Spectrum.

Free Xfinity Wifi — Everyone can now access 1.5 million out-of-home Xfinity WiFi hotspots for free: These hotspots are normally located in business areas, retail locations and transit areas. To find your nearest hotspot, enter your zip code below.

AT&T COVID-19 response — Offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers and $10 per month plans to low-income families.

Verizon COVID-19 response — No special offers, but following the FCC agreement.

Sprint COVID-19 response — Follows FCC agreement, provides unlimited data to existing customers. Starting Tuesday (March 17, 2020) Sprint will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.

T-Mobile COVID-19 response — Follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers and will soon allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.

Eduroam Wifi

Eduroam is a global wifi network which allows you to access your university wifi from any participating university. An eligible university can provide users with wifi access at participating institutions through the use of their home institution credentials. Do you go to UNG but live closer to the University of West Georgia (UWG)? Simply drive over to the UWG campus and login to the wifi using your UNG credentials.

View a list of participating institutions to find the one closest to you.

UNG Wi-Fi Available to Students in Select Campus Parking Areas

We know that some students may have trouble accessing a reliable Wi-Fi network right now, and we have a temporary solution to help you, using existing hotspots and the in-car networks in select Public Safety patrol cars. Beginning April 7, students can access the UNG Wi-Fi network from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, in the following campus parking lots.

Campus
Dahlonega
  1. Look for the UNG patrol car in the middle of parking lot 16, behind Memorial Hall Gymnasium.
  2. Park near the patrol car.
  3. Connect to the UNG Wi-Fi network using your standard log-in and password as you would if you were inside a building on campus.
Gainesville
  1. Look for the UNG patrol car on the top level of the parking deck.
  2. Park near the patrol car.
  3. Connect to the UNG Wi-Fi network using your standard log-in and password as you would if you were inside a building on campus.
Oconee
  1. Park in Lot A or Lot B near the buildings.
  2. Connect to the UNG Wi-Fi network using your standard log-in and password as you would if you were inside a building on campus.
Free WiFi in the Blue Ridge Area

Gilmer

Location Address WiFi Name Password Notes
ETC-3
1068 Progress Road - Ellijay
ETC etc12345
ETC Ellijay Business Office 224 Dalton Street - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #11 135 Gates Chapel Rd. - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #109 24 Pleasant Hill Road - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #58 3650 Hwy. 382 West - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #15 18575 Hwy. 515 North - Cherry Log ETC etc12345 Turn right on Rock Creek Connector. ETC Bldg on right.
ETC Wire Center #13 5365 Boardtown Road - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #10 31 Davenport Lane - Ellijay ETC etc12345 Turn right on Tails Creek Church Road then left onto Davenport Ln.
ETC Wire Center #23 127 Pleasant Grove Rd. - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #6 14340 Hwy 136 West - Ellijay ETC etc12345 At the intersection of Hwy 382 and Hwy 136 turn left and Building is on left
ETC Wire Center #3 6326 Roy Road - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #4 7279 Big Creek Rd. - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #1 846 Roy Road - Ellijay ETC etc12345
ETC Wire Center #21 91 John Call Rd. - Ellijay ETC etc12345

Fannin-Polk

Location Address WiFi Name Password Notes
ETC Blue Ridge Business Office 2835 Scenic Drive - Blue Ridge

ETC etc12345 Best service at the front of the building in the parking lot.
Blue Ridge City Park ETC etc12345 Wireless is at the Pavilion in the Blue Ridge City Park across from Blue Ridge Antique Mall
ETC Ducktown 1646 N Highway 68 - Ducktown ETC etc12345 Best service outside of the drive-thru window
Turtletown Post Office 4600 Highway 68 - Turtletown ETC etc12345 Wireless is in ETC's big green box on the telephone pole.
Campbell Cove Boat Ramp 293 Campbell Cove Road ETC etc12345 Wireless is in ETC's big green box on the telephone pole.

Pickens

Location Address WiFi Name Password
ETC Hinton 258 Carver Mill Rd.

ETC etc12345
ETC Ludville 135 Big Ridge Rd. ETC etc12345
ETC Hill City 130 Hill City Rd. ETC etc12345
ETC Arbor Hill 142 Lumber Company Road ETC etc12345
ETC Jasper Business Office 102 South Main Street ETC etc12345
ETC Holcomb 121 Holcomb Street ETC etc12345
ETC Grandview 1805 Old Grandview Rd. ETC etc12345
ETC Cove Road 4015 Cove Rd. ETC etc12345
ETC Hobson 67 Hobson Road ETC etc12345
ETC Rabbit Town 15 North Station St ETC etc12345
ETC Cagle 174 Bethany Road ETC etc12345

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