Broadband Benefit Program

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
Posted on 06/21/2021
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

What is it?

A temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic.

The benefit provides:

  • Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider.

Who is eligible?

A household is eligible if one member of the household:

  • Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain government assistance programs;
  • Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch or breakfast program;
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
  • Experienced a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020; or
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.


Contact your Preferred Participating Provider Directly

Ask your provider if they participate in the EBB, or use our online tool to find a participating company near you.


Use the online application at

By Mail

Print an application in English or Spanish. Complete the application and send with proof of eligibility

Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742

Please click a flyer below to learn more or download. Flyers are presented in both English and Spanish!

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program   Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program   Emergency Broadband Benefit Program