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Struggling to afford internet? Learn how the emergency broadband benefit could help your family! broadband

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.

Click here to learn more about applying.

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