If you—or someone you know—have experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020 with a total household income in 2020 at or below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers or if you otherwise qualify for this Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program, you may be eligible for a discount on Broadband services.
Beginning on May 12, households can apply in three ways:
- Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process.
- Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you.
- Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it along with proof of eligibility to:
Emergency Broadband Support Center, P.O. Box 7081, London, KY 40742.
On April 13, the FCC hosted a webinar that provided an overview of the benefit, eligibility criteria, how to apply, and the FCC’s partner toolkit materials. If you missed the event live, a recording can be viewed online.
Links to News Release:
Links to Public Notice:
For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, please visit: https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit. Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).