The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that provides eligible households discounts of up to $50 a month on their internet bill.
Who qualifies? Any household with a member that:
- *Has income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or participates in other government assistance programs;
- *Receives free or reduced school lunch or breakfast;
- *Received a Federal Pell Grant this year;
- *Lost significant income due to job loss or furlough since February 19, 2020; or
- *Meets low-income criteria for a COVID-19 program or a participating provider’s program.
There are three ways for eligible households to apply:
- Contact a participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process. If you are unable to apply through them directly, you will have to apply using option 2 or 3 below, and then contact a participating provider to select an eligible plan.
- Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you. After you apply, you will have to contact a participating provider to select an eligible plan.
- Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application or print a copy, and return it along with copies of documents showing proof of eligibility to:
Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742
For more information, visit GetEmergencyBroadband.org