Options for Accessing the Internet

Options for Internet access available to FCPS families

Cox Connect2Compete

  • Connect2Compete supplies broadband internet access to low-income, unconnected families who live in Fairfax County, enabling children to have internet access at home for homework help, online educational materials, and job searches. Qualifying families—those who are eligible for free and reduced-price meals and who meet other qualifications—will be offered Internet service for $9.95 per month, a free modem rental, free installation, and a price guarantee for two years.
  • For more information about the program, call 1-855-222-3252 or visit Connect2Compete.org/Cox.


  • Connect2Compete (C2C) is a national non-profit organization working in partnership with Internet providers, hardware and software manufacturers, digital content creators, libraries, and nonprofits to deliver free and affordable internet access, hardware, software, and training to all Americans.
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Comcast Internet Essentials

  • Families of children on free or reduced-price meals living in the Comcast service area may be eligible for $9.95 monthly internet access and low cost computers.
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Community Internet Access Maps

  • Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has maps and a list of community internet access sites in your neighborhood and the surrounding area.
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Wi-Fi Free Spots

  • Wi-Fi Free Spot is a directory of local businesses and locations with free WiFi access.
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