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Emergency Broadband Benefit

Families using technology devices

WHAT IS IT?

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 services;
  • 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.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

A household is eligible if one member of the household:

  • Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guide lines or participates in certain government assistance programs;
  • Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch or breakfast program;
  • 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; or
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.

THREE WAYS TO APPLY

1

Contact your preferred participating provider directly to learn about their application process.


2

Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to submit an application 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

Click here to find application


LEARN MORE

Call 833-511-0311, or 
Visit fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit