Ridgewater College offers a range of technology services.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.
Qualifying Low-Income Students and Needs-Based Programs
Reduced Rates for Broadband Service
Internet Essentials-affordable internet at home for eligible households
Spectrum Internet Assist to qualified households
Lifeline federal program for phone and internet service
Data carriers suspend data caps
Which companies are and are not suspending data carrier data caps
Public wifi locations in Hutchinson: Aquatic Center, Library Square, Masonic/West River Campground, McLeod County Fairgrounds, Veterans Memorial Park
Comcast and Spectrum: 1-844-488-8395 or 1-844-488-8398
Spectrum’s Response to COVID-19: Free 60-day internet service to new customers who have not had internet in the last 30 days. Call 844-579-3743.
MVTV Wireless: Free wireless internet service available in Pennock, Blomkest, and rural New London. The WiFi hot spots are courtesy of Kandiyohi County and MVTV Wireless. The log-in is mvtv and the password is 5705. For technical support, call the MVTV office at 320-564-4807.
Mediacom – Hutchinson 855-633-4226
Nuvera – Hutchinson 320-587-2323