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Emergency Broadband Benefit Internet Service Discounts
Posted 5/27/21

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched a temporary program to help families and households afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. The benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household. 


Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company using an online or mail in application.


The Emergency Broadband Benefit enrollment is open now and you can learn more about this benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting the FCC Broadband Benefit website, or by calling 1-833-511-0311.