Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)
The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) provides:
- Up to $50/month discount for broadband services;
- A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or table purchased through a participating provider.
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 of furlough since February 29, 2020; or
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.
Apply for Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)
- Go to www.internetforallnow.org/applytoday or call 866-696-8748 to apply.
- Choose how you want to apply and submit all necessary documents.
- Find a broadband provider near you.
- Use the search tool in the application to find a company that offers EBB discounts.
- Make a choice before EBB ends.
- Your Internet Service Provider (ISP) will notify you about 30 days before EBB ends. You must choose a plan or the ISP will disconnect your service at the end of the 30 days.
For more information, please download the EBB flyer