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City Schools Buys 10,000 Hotspots From T-Mobile To Give To Baltimore Students To Keep Them Connected Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Baltimore City Schools bought 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots from T-Mobile to help keep students connected to online learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.

While officials have not yet determined if or when students may return to in-person classes in the fall, the district is weighing two plans, one of which would be exclusively online and the other a hybrid of online and in-person learning.


The district began giving the hotspots to summer school students last week. They will provide 4G LTE service to up to ten devices at a time.

Schools are also giving out laptops to those who need them.

For the latest information on coronavirus go to the Maryland Health Department's website or call 211. You can find all of WJZ's coverage on coronavirus in Maryland here.

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