Article: FCC Launches Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12

FCC Launches Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms and more.

Eligible households can apply for the program starting on May 12, 2021 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.
3. Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application and return it along with proof of eligibility to:
Emergency Broadband Support Center
PO Box 7081
London, KY
40742