April 7, 2021
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benet program will assist low-income households with broadband/internet access during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will provide up to $50/household/month and up to $75/household/month for those on native tribal lands. The program includes a one-time reimbursement option of up to $100 for purchasing desktops, laptops or tablets for connecting to the internet, with a co-pay of between $10 and $50. There is a limit of one monthly service discount and one device discount per household. This program will last approximately6 months aer the public health emergency.
Definitions: Fixed broadband services are provided to your home, or a single location. These include cable, fiber optic, DSL, and fixed wireless services. Mobile broadband services are device-based and available throughout the service provider’s cellular coverage area, similar to cell phone services. To view participating providers in your state or territory, click on the name of your state or territory below.