Connecting your Chromebook away from school

A home Wi-Fi internet connection makes a Chromebook much more useful.

Both Sparklight and AT&T offer home Wi-Fi internet services for most Bartlesville residents:
4127 Nowata Rd, Bartlesville, OK 74006
(918) 335-0123
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

2125 SE Washington Blvd, Bartlesville, OK 74006
(918) 335-8359
M-Sat 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday Noon - 6 p.m.

Low-cost plan
  • AT&T Access low-cost internet service
    • AT&T Access offers $5/month and $10/month Wi-Fi internet access plans to households with at least one resident who participates in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Satellite Internet

Rural areas can be served by satellite services such as:

Tethering a Chromebook to a mobile phone hotspot

If you have a cell phone with a data plan that allows tethering, you can create a "Wi-Fi hotspot" with your phone and connect your Chromebook to it:
NOTE: Given the cost of cellular data, this is only practical for limited use.

Free Wi-Fi or student computer access around town

NOTE: Free wi-fi from retail establishments varies over time
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Eggbert's
  • Jude's for Your Health
  • McDonald's
  • Many hotels
  • Starbucks

Using a Chromebook without Wi-Fi

If you can't get WiFi at home, you can still access and edit Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets if you download them in advance and set them to be available offline: