Save on internet

with the Emergency Broadband Benefit

WHAT IS THE EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM?

This is a national FCC program to help households pay for internet service during the pandemic.

  1.  The program will provide a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households.
  2. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount per household.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM?

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

  1. Qualifies for the Lifeline program (even though you automatically qualify for the EBB program, you must still enroll);
  2. Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, or did so in the 2019-2020 school year;
  3. Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
  4. Experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020 and the household had a total income in 2020 below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers; or
  5. Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating providers’ existing low-income or COVID-19 program.
Do I Qualify?

HOW DO YOU SIGN UP FOR THE EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM?

Beginning on May 12, 2021, you can apply online.

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Frequently asked questions

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