New Broadband Subsidy Program (starts May 12th)

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program starting May 12th to help families and households struggling to 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. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.


Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). Visit www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit or call +1-833-511-0311 for more info, including eligibility and enrollment information.


More info: https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit