The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world almost to a standstill. The world economy is in jeopardy, and the education sector crippled in a way that has never been witnessed before. However, with time more and more companies continue joining the fight to combat the deadly virus. Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) and Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) are at the frontline. The two business giants have vowed to live up to the promise of keeping people online, and the US continues looking for ways to protect its citizens.
The two businesses have pronounced their so-called no-disconnect policies expressing optimism that users will use them past June. The parties set to benefits include homes, wireless subscribers, and various small businesses.
Some people are unable to settle their bills in good time. Such are advised to notify their service provider to avoid cases of disconnections or some later fees. The two companies are calling upon the others to follow suit, and that seems to be working. That is considering that some major telecoms have lately been adopting the FCC’s Keep Americans Connected promise.
The government agency looks forward to a near future where people will be able to gain remote communication to facilitate working and schooling. These efforts are to help people traverse the difficult times associated with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Helping schooling continue will be a great move towards helping learners continue with their education. Parents have been pointing fingers to some teachers on claims they haven’t been doing enough to support learners. In terms of work, a large number of citizens will be able to work from home, something that will reduce the negative impact of the virus on the economy.
Comcast has come out to outline its decision regarding the extension of the policy set to support learners wind up their school year at home. Lockdowns have impacted lives a huge deal, and there is no doubt about that. Remote working continues, and some learners continue with studies at home. People continue looking forward to the re-opening of the various cities that had been shut down.