Households can enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program starting May 12, 2021. Eligible households enrolled in the Program can receive monthly discounts up to $50/month for broadband service (up to $75/month if the household is on Tribal lands). Also, the Program will provide a one-time discount of up to $100 on a computer or tablet for eligible households. The Program is open to households that participate in an existing low-income or pandemic relief program offered by a broadband provider; Lifeline subscribers, including those receiving Medicaid and/or SNAP benefits; households with kids receiving free and/or reduced lunch and/or school breakfast; Pell Grant recipients; and those who have lost jobs and seen their income reduced in the past year.
Eligible households can enroll in three ways:
(1) Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process;
(2) Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you; or
(3) Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application and return it along with proof of eligibility to: Emergency Broadband Support Center P.O. Box 7081 London, KY 40742.
For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, please visit: https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.