Emergency Broadband Benefit Program


The FCC has announced that consumers can start applying for and enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program. This program will end when the fund runs out of money, or six months after the COVID-19 pandemic is no longer considered a health emergency, whichever is sooner. Watch a video on the program here.

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What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB)?

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commision (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a device (laptop, tablet, or desktop computer) with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50.

Only one service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.

Learn more about eligibility here.

Click here to learn how to apply.