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Emergency Broadband Benefit


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The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic. The benefit provides:

  • Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider.

See if You Qualify and Apply

Call: 833-511-0311

Visit: GetEmergencyBroadband.org

Learn More: fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit

Are You Eligible?

A household is eligible if a member of the household meets one of the criteria below:

  • Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain government assistance programs.
  • Receives benefits under the free or reduced price school breakfast or lunch programs.
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.
  • Experienced a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020.
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.

How to Apply

There are three ways to apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit:

  1. Contact your preferred participating provider directly to learn about their application process.
  2. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org and apply online and to find participating providers near you.
  3. Complete a mail-in application and send it along with proof of eligibility to:

Emergency Broadband Support Center

P.O. Box 7081

London, KY 40742